This email with the subject "Urgent From Central Bank of Nigeria." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 18 Jun 2010 12:59:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Sanusi Lamido"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn : Beneficiary. I am delighted to inform you that I am the recent Central Bank of Nigeria Governor newly voted and approved by the Federal Republic of Nigeria government to legally be in charge of the entire local Banks and all the Micro finance Institutions. I have received a payment credit instruction from the Federal Government of Nigeria to credit your account with your full contract funds valued the total Sum of US$10,700,000.00 (Ten million Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) which was overdue by the former Governor of CBN “Prof. Charles C. Soludo” and his deputy governor Dr. Ernest Ebi. and they dubious officials. The Ex- CBN Governor (Prof. Charles C. Soludo and Dr. Ernest Ebi) has been expelled from the office early Last two month with all his co-officials who have been hypocritical to our dear honorable contractors who are yet to receive their awarded contract payment. With duly procedure, your funds has been programmed for immediate release into your nominated bank account as appear in our beneficiary file, but unfortunately, we are having a little problem with International Monetary Fund (IMF) because of the recent occurrence of scam in our record caused by our Ex- Governor (Prof. Charles C.Soludo and his deputy governor Dr. Ernest Ebi); for this reason, our recent safe method of payment is via diplomatic courier service. Note: that at this time, every arrangement concerning your cash payment through diplomatic courier services has been made and your funds have been packaged as a consignment and registered with Presidential Diplomatic Courier Service for safe delivery. Be also informed that a Diplomat Agent with International Traveling Immunity has to move down to your country in order to deliver the consignment to your doorstep as concluded. Note that you will oblige to help the diplomats Agent to pay for a (None Inspected Permit Sticker) to avoid stoppage of any kind by the customs and immigration or examine of consignment at the airport in your country. The diplomat agent will give you a call to notify you of his arrival to your state. Besides, you are advice to follow the rules and regulations of the diplomats for easy collection of your consignment. You will have to welcome the diplomat warmly to create an enabling atmosphere for him and then he will hand over the consignment to you in person immediately. Have it in mind that immediately the diplomat agent obtain the above named certificate (None Inspected Permit Sticker) he will deliver the consignment to your door step without any stoppage or hitch. On response to this letter, make sure you include your following personal information, for the facilitation and processes of belongings. Kindly re-confirm to me the followings: 1) Your full name: ......... 2) Phone: ........... 3) Residential Address#: ............ 4) Occupation: ........... 5) Profession: ......... 6) Working ID / Int'l passport. :Attached 7) Are you a credit card owner? NO 8) Are you a property owner? No Finally, you are strongly advice to cease all kinds of communication with any individual who is at present contact with you answering “Prof. Charles C. Soludo” as an avenue to execute all kind of scam payment activities to get money from you. Best regards, Mr. Sanusi Lamido, New Elected Governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) N/B: You are not authorized to forward this notification to anybody for your safeguard motive