This email with the subject "Dear Beneficiary," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:30:54 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "COMPASATION AWARD"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS. Our Ref: CBN/LD/HOD/30/09/2014 Your Ref: ……………………….. Dear Beneficiary, The Federal Government of Nigeria conducted a proper investigation and discovered that you are among those that we have not paid in the past. We are sorry for the delay and we also discovered that you have lost a lot of money in the hands of fraud stars / Scammers presenting themselves to be a worker with CBN and other bank officials. However, all the board of directors and Federal Government of Nigeria have unanimously agreed to remit your fund immediately you provide all the necessary requirements for the wire transfer. So by this letter, you are advised to re-confirm to me the followings: 1) Your House Address 2) Your working Telephone and Fax numbers for easy communication. Upon the receipt of this letter call me immediately for more details. Thanks. Mr. Godwin Emefienem Director, CBN