A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR IMMEDIATE CONTRACT WINNING PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 02 Dec 2010 05:05:04 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mallam Sanusi Lamido"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS NIGERIA Tel: 234-816-803-4233 Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/10 Date: 2/12/2010 YOUR IMMEDIATE CONTRACT WINNING PAYMENT ATTN: DEAR CONTRACTOR. We Apologies, for the delay of your payment and all the Inconveniences and Inflict that we might have indulge you through. However, we were having some minor problems with our payment system, which is Inexplicable, and have held us stranded and Indolent, not having the Aspiration to devote our 100% Assiduity in accrediting foreign contract payments. We Apologies once again. During the auditing and closing of all financial records of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) it was discovered from the records of outstanding foreign Contractors due for payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria in the year 2006-2010 that your name and company is next on the list of those who will received their fund. I wish to officially notify you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Also note that from the record in our file, your outstanding contract payment is USD$15,000,000.00 (fifteen Million United States Dollars). Kindly re-confirm to me if this is inline with what you have in your record and also re-confirm the information below to enable this office proceed and finalize your fund transfer without further delays. 1) YOUR FULL NAME: 2) PHONE, FAX AND MOBILE #: 3) COMPANY NAME, POSITION AND ADDRESS: 4) PROFESSION, AGE AND MARITAL STATUS: 5) COPY OF DRIVERS LICENSE I .D: 6) HOME ADDRESS: As soon as the above information are received, your payment will be made available to you via bank to bank wire transfer or Cash payment in our finance security company in London. You should call my direct telephone number as soon as you receive this letter for further discussion and more clarification. Thanks and once again accept our congratulations. Yours faithfully, Regards, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Executive Governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Tel: 234-816-803-4233 NOTE: ****PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL***** this e-mail and any attached files are confidential and may be legally privileged. If you are not the addressee, any disclosure, reproduction, copying, distribution, or other dissemination or use of this communication is strictly prohibited.