This email with the subject "RE: Release of US$10. million Part Payment of your pending Inheritance/Contract Claims ----" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 10 Dec 2010 23:24:54 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Dr .OLUSEGUN OLUTOYIN AGANGA"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM OFFICE OF: Dr OLUSEGUN OLUTOYIN AGANGA Honorable Minister of Finance Federal Ministry of Finance,Abuja P.M.B. 14, Garki, Abuja www.fmf.gov.ng Dear, Sir/madam, RE: Release of US$10. million Part Payment of your pending Inheritance/Contract Claims We have received formal informations from the Presidency/ Federal Executive Council(FEC), Antifraud Unit, Abuja stating that some unsolicited official of our are contacting you without formal approval from us based on your full standing credit already on transit with our intermediary settling bank to your bank to the volume of US$10 Million only being part payment of your outstanding credit here in Nigeria. Because we are not comfortable with the accusation and need advice you via this medium guaranteeing you do not work with fictitious contacts purporting to come from our paying bank.This mandate given to us was as a result of the failure on the part of the DEBT MANAGEMENT OFFICE(DMO)/Mr. PRIEST CHAMBERLIN to handle these payment which emanated from the contracts payment debt of the defunt Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation as well as delayed inheritance claims due foreign beneficiaries on Resolution Payment code:4141. Waivers have been granted to all requested certificates as demanded by the DMO office to make payment earsier. In that instance, be informed that JAMES ZIPP is the only authorized officer legally approved to handle your payment. He is the Director Foreign Operation Dept., Overseas Credit Reconciliation unit,CBN Lagos. Any information you receive from the CBN without his signatory/approval should be disregarded by you and turned to this Office for disciplinary action to be taken against the culprit. In the same vain, any message you receive from JAMES ZIPP must be reconciled with this office for authentication and record purposes before you reply same to ensure total coherency/transparency in the ongoing payment arrangement until you receive your sum.You are advised to contact JAMES ZIPP via his office email address: firstname.lastname@example.org , upon receipt of this message. Your prompt receipt of your already credit sum will be highly favoured if you will heed to our sincere instructions for security reasons and also your urgent ability to meet any obligation required of you by this office in their course of delivering your sum to you. The foregoing will ensure no delay and also eliminate the activities of imposters who may capitalize on such delay to feed you with empty information to divert your attention and deter you from receiving your sum as already scheduled. We anticipate your total diligence and cooperation in our advice until you receive your sum via this conduit while contacting the aforementioned for more details about your payment on transit. Yours faithfully, Dr OLUSEGUN OLUTOYIN AGANGA Federal Minister of Finance, Nigeria NB:Any leakage of this payment arrangement to a third party or office is at your own risk as it may deter you from receiving your sum as scheduled as imposters may capitalize on such to furnish you with wrongful information.- BE WARNED cc: JAMES ZIPP,CBN,Lagos cc: National Treasury Dept,Lagos cc: Commerz Bank,London