A Scam Email with the Subject "OFFICE OF THE HONORABLE MINISTER OF FINANCE (OFR)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 19 Jun 2010 17:22:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "OFFICE OF THE HONORABLE MINISTER OF FINANCE (OFR)"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE HONORABLE MINISTER OF FINANCE (OFR)
FMF ANNEX COMPLEX BUILDING
GARKI, ABUJA NIGERIA
YOUR OVER DUE CONTRACT/INHERITANCE FUNDS
Our Ref: CBN/FMF/CBX/021/07/010.
IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT.CONTRACT #:
This is to bring to your notice about the due process of your outstanding ontractual/Inheritance payment which was suspended
by the Central Bank of Nigeria there by stopping the telex unit to pause the transferof your contract/inheritance fund to your nominated
bank account. As a result of this development, verification conducted by the Finance Ministry in conjunction with the Debt Verification Panel on
your contract/inheritance case, your file has been endorsed for payment awaiting your confirmations.
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 2008/2009 that your name and company is
next on the list of those who will received their fund.
Meanwhile, a man came to my office few days ago with a letter, claiming to be your true representative. Here are his
information for you to confirm to this office if this man is truly from you or not, so that the federal
government will not be held responsible for paying into the wrong account.
NAME: MR. RUSSELL MARCH
BANK NAME: BANK OF AMERICA
BANK ADDRESS: ARIZONA.
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 6503809428.
Please, do reconfirm to this office, as a matter of urgency if this man is from you. You are requested to fill and send this
information for verifications purposes so that your fund will be remitted into your nominated bank account.
This fund is as a result of inheritance on your behalf. Information needed
from you for verification is as follow:
(1) Your full name and address:
(2) Your age and marital status:
(3) Your occupation:
(4) Your telephone/fax number:
(5) Your nationality:
As soon as we receive this, we will commence with all necessary procedures in other to remit this money into your account. The
Central Bank Governor,Executive Board of Directors and the Senate committee for foreign over due inheritance fund have approved and
accredited this reputable ministry, with the office of the minister of finance on international remittance/foreign operations, to handle and
supervise the transfer of all foreign inheritance funds for this last quarter payment of the year 2010.
However, we shall proceed to issue all payments details to the said Mr.White, if we do not hear from you within the next
seven working days from today. We are sorry for any inconvenience the delay in transferring of this fund must have caused you.
Office Email: email@example.com
Private Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
D/L:+234-81 2468 2206
Fax:234 9- 780 9000