This email with the subject "CONFIRM YOUR PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 20 Nov 2006 03:20:19 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) TINUBU SQUARE LAGOS-NIGERIA DIRECT TEL/FAX: 234-1-7902919 Email response to: email@example.com Attn: Beneficiary. I am writing on behalf of the International Remittance Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria regarding your contract/inheritance payment which has been approved for payment by the Senate Committee on Foreign Contracts. Your part payment of $12,700,000.00 (Twelve Million Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) only has been approved for payment by the Senate Committee of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We tried to make transfer to your account yesterday as your name was listed 3rd on the payment schedule only to find out that the account details have been changed. A lady by name Mrs. Laura Burke came to the Central Bank of Nigeria with a lawyer applying for a change of beneficiary to her name on the same payment. She said that you have instructed her to receive the $12.7M on your behalf as your partner. We are writing to inform you that we cannot make the transfer to her account until you have confirmed that you know her also that we should go ahead and transfer the above stated amount to her account. The below stated account was forwarded to us by Mrs. Laura Burke of California USA. WACHOVIA BANK LOS ANGELES ACCOUNT NUMBER: 9887-676900 ACCOUNT NAME: LGMC LLC We need you to reconfirm that you sent her also that we should go ahead and transfer the above amount to her account immediately other wise, you are required to reconfirm the following to us immediately for us to process and transfer your contract sum of $12.7M being payment for contract you executed in Nigeria. Forward as a matter of urgency the following: YOUR FULL NAME AND ADDRESS YOUR TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBERS YOUR BANK NAME AND ADDRESS TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER YOUR BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS, ROUTING NUMBERS ETC. Upon receipt of the above by you, we shall proceed immediately to process your transfer and wire the above amount to your account immediately. If we do not hear from you till the next 48 hours, we shall go ahead and transfer the funds to Mrs. Laura Burke’s account. We sincerely apologize for the inconveniences the delay in transferring your payment may have caused you and we wish to ask that you work with us to finalize this payment before the next 48 hours. Transfer documents will be sent to you upon confirmation of your email with your details. Send your reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org Thanking you for letting us serves you better. Yours faithfully, Mr. Akeem Bello Director International Remittance Dept. Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) You are advised for your own best interest to respond to this email through: email@example.com only. __________________________________________________________________________________ MailMN-Mongol Tumnii Email.