A Scam Email with the Subject "RE: APPROVED INHERITANCE FUND PAYMENT($4,500, 000.00 (Four Million, Five Hundred Thousand United St" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:03:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Gov. Godwin. E. Emefiele"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
This is to inform you that your payment will be released to any of your nominated bank account, which is the deadline approved by the new administration to conclude this Federal Government Foreign Payment Settlement exercise. A copy of the payment advice to this effect will be sent to you accordingly as soon as your fund is release to your bank account.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 186 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. As one of the outcomes of the annual International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB) summit held on June 28-5, 2012, it was decided that IMF will monitor the payment of funds currently floating in the international financial database. Consequently, we write to notify you that you are among those that have a huge sum of money
credited in their names for transfer and is currently floating in the international banking community.
These funds originated from unpaid contractor sum, inheritance/next of kin, Late government employees retirement fund and lottery beneficiaries that originated from Europe, Asia Plus Middle east, American and Africa.
In view of the above we have been mandated by the Federal Government of Nigeria to immediately release all outstanding debts due in favor of foreign beneficiaries in conformity with the '' External Debt Appropriation Act''Special Budgetary Allocation for settlement of all outstanding payments in favor of all approved foreign beneficiaries and it includes the sum of $4,500, 000.00 (Four, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only) in your payment file which have been unfolded as unclaimed funds in our vault.
This is within the limits of the UN and the World Bank respectively on External debt servicing for the 2015 fiscal year.
Based on the ongoing war against corruption and fraud within and outside the Government parastatals and its officials, you are advised to desist from further communication with agents, and representatives or any office/person(s) contacting you recently in respect to your payment.
The Government is aware that most contractors and foreign beneficiaries receive SCAM letters and advances from the criminal minded officials and hereby warn any beneficiary who might be tempted to succumb to their fraudulent scheme as the Nigeria Government will not be held liable for such illegitimate connection between the beneficiary and the unauthorized persons.
You are among the list of individuals and companies whose unpaid funds have been approved for payment through CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. Under the stipulated guidelines of the United Nations Economic and Social Council, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other member countries of the United Nations, any amount of money that has been found in the international financial database waiting to be transferred without claims after the submission of every payment report shall be confiscated and
forfeited to the United Nations account.
Meanwhile, during the rectification of our payment system we discovered that one Mr. William H. Armet has forwarded his banking information to our bank stating that you instructed him to claim this funds on your behalf. Please find below his Banking information for your-re-confirmation:
We want you to do us a favor by responding to this E-mail imperatively in order for us to know if you truly authorize Mr. William H. Armet whose address and bank details is stated below. 4411 Niantic Place, Yorba Linda, CA.92886 USA.
Full Bank Account Information:
Account Name: William H. Armet
Account Number: 07607- 44492
Routing number: 122000661
Bank Of America
160 E. Yorba Linda Blvd.
Bank Swift Code: BOFAUS3N
Urgently confirm to us if you have authorized Mr. William H. Armet to claim Your funds on your behalf to avoid making payment into any wrong accounts Because your name was found in the original list of beneficiary With CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA which is the paying bank & whose fund is Over due for payment.We do hereby ask you to contact this office within 7 days of receiving this notification to enable us advice you on how to take your claim or consider your fund confiscated.Remember to send the
following information below:
A) Full name & address,
B) Direct Telephone number,
D) Occupation & Age
We will be expecting to hear from you.
Gov. Godwin. E. Emefiele
Central Bank of Nigeria
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Direct Cell Phone:+234-7012185159