A Scam Email with the Subject "Fwd: VERY URGENT FOR IMMEDIATE PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Jun 2008 16:01:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Arthur Luna <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From the Desk Of:
Prof Charles Soludo
Executive Governor (CBN)
[OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR]
We have this 30th day of june 2008 received a payment credit instruction from the federal Government of Nigeria to credit your account with your full contract funds from the Nigerian Foreign Reserve Account with our bank central bank of Nigeria.
This is to notify you that your funds have been programmed for immediate release into your bank account but we can not transfer this fund direct to your nominated bank account, because we are having a little problem with International Monetary Fund (IMF) so our method of payment is by Diplomatic Cash payment Delivery . Be informed that every arrangement regarding your cash payment through Diplomatic cash payment delivery has been made, note that your funds will be packaged like a consignment boxes and the Diplomatic Agent has to move down to your country in order to deliver the Consignment boxes to you at your doorstep and the total money packaged in the Diplomatic boxes is $10.5millon US.
Please Note that as soon as the Diplomats arrive in your Country they will give you a call immediately to enable you assist them to get (Yellow Tag Paper permit).
You have to help the diplomats to get the (yellow Tag Paper permit) so that the customs and immigration will not stop them at the Airport for delivery of the consignment boxes to you at your doorstep, for unnecessary checks and security reason therefore you are advised to follow up the instruction and directive of the diplomats so that the will obtain the yellow tag paper permit from your
customs/immigration at the airport to delivery the consignment boxes to you.
the diplomatic agents will contact you from the airport, to enable them deliver the Consignment to you immediately, be informed that as soon as the diplomats obtain the above named certificate they will deliver the Consignment boxes to you in your house address.
We are also to inform you that the Diplomats will have a stop over in London and finally to arrive at your paying point as the last destination on their diplomatic travel route ,so what you have to do now is to send us your direct telephone line, your home and mailing addresses immediately. You are requested to call us for more details on this payment delivery.
you immediately to notify you. call me immediately.Your Full Name: ______________________________
Your Complete Address (Physical Address with Zip Code not
P.O.BOX) : ______________________________
Name of City of Residence:_______________________________
Direct Telephone Number:
Occupation:________________________________PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO,
GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)NOTE: RESPONSE SHOULD BE MADE IMMEDIATELY