A Scam Email with the Subject "ATTN: BENEFICIARY. FROM CBN GOVERNOR." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:38:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Godwin Emefiele"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM NIGERIA CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR (MR. GODWIN EMEFIELE).
Chairman, 2014 Committee On Debt Reconciliation & Evaluation Federal Republic Of Nigeria.
I write to inform you the following because the office of the Presidency Federal Republic of Nigeria through the approval of President Good-luck Jonathan (GCFR).
Read Carefully the letter bellow.
I am Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the newly appointed Central Bank Governor and the Chairman, Committee On Debt Reconciliation and Evaluation Federal Republic of Nigeria. After the meeting we held with other members of the Executive Arm of the Government, we decided in one accord to reshuffle every section of government departments with immediate effect.
We have also investigated and found out that a great deal of injustice has been shown to foreign contractors and Inheritors who have spent their time and money to conclude the transfer processes with different commercial banks in this great country Nigeria.
However, the Executive Arm of the Government in conjunction with the Central Bank Of Nigeria and presidency have decided also to clear all debt owned to genuine contractors and Inheritors to avoid the good name of our great nation being tarnished or dragged to the mud by other countries of the outside world and at the same time protect our nascent democracy.
In fact, after our careful verification, we discovered that your Contract/Inheritance file is among other fifteen (15) files confirmed to be genuinely okay and all these Inheritance/contract files are ready now on my table already Approved for immediate payment of your fund US$10.5 Million out of your full payment of US$10.5 Million from the Central Bank Of Nigeria (C.B.N.) Abuja Nigeria.
Please confirm the receipt of this e-mail by responding to this office immediately so that your Inheritance file will be forwarded to our International Remmittence Department, Central Bank Of Nigeria for immediate payment of your Contract/Inheritance entitlement without further delay. You should be informed that this money for this payment by the C.B.N Abuja Nigeria is mapped out from this year's Federal Government Budget and the recovered funds Looted out of the Nigerian Treasury by the former Military Head of State General Sani Abacha's family and Other Retired Army Generals.
Most importantly, your payment Can be via our sister bank called Euro Clear Finance Limited Certified International Bank Draft payable to your Bank in your country, Via A.T.M CARD or Diplomatic courier delivery. You should call me immediately you receive this e-mail and also you should reconfirm your full name, contact address, phone and fax numbers in your response to this letter.
However, we regret the inconvenience this has caused you in the time past. Therefore, you should contact me immediately for the Immediate release of Your approval to you because this payment exercise will last for only 7 working days from today. Copies of your fund Approval Payment has been forwarded to the presidency, Federal Ministry of Finance, Central Bank Of Nigeria and our sister bank Euro Clear Finance Limited for the release of your funds as soon as possible.
You can also contact the Minister of Finance immediately and send to her your particulars including your full name, contact address, phone and fax numbers with the information below. We will soon finalize this years Second quarter payment exercise and no unpaid debt will be carry over to next year and Nigeria has paid so many debts this year. We are likely to have a Budget deficit by next year.
Name. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Position: Nigeria Minister of finance
Address: Ahmadu Bello Way, Central Area, PMB 14, Garki Abuja, Nigeria.
Keep me updated as soon as you contact her. Thank you and God bless.
Mr. Godwin Emefiele.
Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria/Chairman 2014 Committee On Debt Reconciliation & Evaluation Federal Republic Of Nigeria.