This email with the subject "DID YOU AUTHORIZED THEM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 30 Dec 2010 08:47:31 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "DR. SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF DR SANUSI AMINU LAMIDO EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) OUR REF: CBN/OHG/OXD1/2010 YOUR REF:................. TELEX: CENBANK. PAYMENT FILE: CBN/BEN/10. Attn: Beneficiary, CBN DEBT PAYMENT NOTIFICATION My name is Dr Sanusi Aminu Lamido the Executive Governor Of The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Executive Chairman of "E.C.D.R". I discovered that your name and email address (in the Central Computer list of unpaid Foreign contractors, inheritance (next of kin) and lotto beneficiaries that originated from Africa (Nigerian Government) especially Americans, Europe, Asia and Middle east) among the list of individuals and companies that your unpaid fund has been deposited into a suspense account. Your name appeared among the beneficiaries who will receive the payment sum of US$2.5 Million and has already been approved for Payment. On Friday last week two foreigners (Mr. Jose Parker and Mr. Rowland Gulf) visited my office on your behalf to inform me that they are your Representatives from United State, whom you send to collecting your Funds. We in this Bank do not understand why you sent these men to come and Collect your Funds on your behalf. If actually you want them to help you Collect your fund payment, at least you should have informed me as the Executive Governor of this Bank. They actually tendered some Vital Documents which Proved that you actually sent them for the Collection of this Funds. Honestly, it really baffles me that you took such decision without notifying us. Here are the Document which they tendered to this Bank today: 1. LETTER OF AUTHORIZATION TO PAY. 2. HIGH COURT INJUNCTION ORDER. 3. ORDER TO RELEASE. Actually, these Documents which they tendered to this Noble Bank is a clear Proof that you sent them to Collect this Funds for you. Finally,I told them to come back tommorrow morning and they promised to come back. As the Governor of this Noble Bank, I was supposed to Release this Funds to them but I refused to do so because I wanted to hear from you first. Due to the Nature of my job, I will not want to make any mistake in Releasing this Funds to anyone except you whom is the Recognised Bonafide Beneficiary to this Funds. Kindly clearify us on this issue before we make this Payment to these foreigners who came on your behalf. Upon the receipt of this confidential Letter, you are required to call this Bank immediately you receive this. OFFICIALLY SIGNED. DR SANUSI AMINU LAMIDO. GOVERNOR CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. PHONE:+2348161250390 EMAIL: email@example.com