A Scam Email with the Subject "Fwd: PAYMENT NOTIFICATION CALL ME IS URGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 14 Mar 2007 12:30:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was jeremy bowman <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS-NIGERIA (OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR)From the Desk Of:
Prof Charles Soludo Executive GovernorATTN: Sir / Madam IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT. CONTRACT NO: NNPC/FGN/MIN/0506 From the records of outstanding contractors due for payment with the federal government of Nigeria your name and company was discovered as next on the list of the outstanding contractors who have not received their payments. I wish to inform you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Also note that from my record in my file your outstanding contract payment is USD$ 6 .7 million dollars (Six Million Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars). Please re-confirm to me if this is inline with what you have in your record and also re-confirm to me the followings 1) Your full name. 2) Phone, fax and mobile #. Cell: 3) Company name, position and address 4) Profession, age and marital status. As soon as this information’s are received, your payment will be made to you immediately from central bank of Nigeria You are also required to indicate your method of payment. 1) BY CHEQUE
2) BY WIRED TRANSFER 3) BY CONSIGNMENTYou are expected to call me on my direct number as soon as you receive this letter for a serious discussion with me and also get back to me via this email and Call me. Best Regards
Prof. Charles C. Soludo. Executive Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). D/Line: 234-806-004-1233 Email: email@example.com