This email with the subject "OVER DUE PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 13 Dec 2006 06:08:07 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was STEVEN PHILIP <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS NIGERIA OFFICE OF THE FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Dear: Sir/Madam, PART PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF US$10.5M. I am Dr.Steven philip,Director, Foreign operations dept Central bank of Nigeria my office monitors and controls the affairs of all banks and financial institutions in Nigeria concerned with foreign claim payments. I am the final signatory to any transfer of huge funds moving within banks both on the local and international levels in line with foreign claim settlement.I have before my list of funds, which could not be transferred to some nominated accounts as these accounts have been identified either as, unclaimed deposits and over-invoiced sum etc. Your Name was among the people expecting their funds to be transferred into their account, on this note; I wish to have a deal with you as regards to your unpaid funds.I have your file before me and hope your data's are correct and un-tampered unless you reconfirm it not correct. As it is my duty to recommend the transfer of these surplus funds to the Federal Government Treasury and Reserve Accounts as unclaimed deposits, I have the opportunity to write you based on the instructions I received from the Foreign reconciliation dept to submit the List of payment reports/ expenditures and audited reports of revenues. At this juncture, We wish to inform you that your part payment of US$10.5M has been approved through international certified band draft, payable in our escrow account with our correspondence bank in USA called (jp morgan chase new york) You are hereby advice to recomfirm your contacts info and receiving bank details to enable us send an immediate telex message to JP morgan new york for the clearance of your approved fund through our account with the Jp morgan new york to your designated bank account. This office will forward to you a copy of your certified bank draft as soon as we hear from you for comfirmation through your local bank. reply back to me through my alternative email email@example.com If you AGREE with my conditions, l advise you next on what to do immediately BEST REGARDS. DR STEVEN PHILIP, OPERATIONS DEPT. DIRECTOR, FOREIGN CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA