A Scam Email with the Subject "CBN INTEREST PAYMENT NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 24 May 2015 01:31:34 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "DR. GODWIN EMEFIELE"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CBN :INTEREST PAYMENT NOTIFICATION
From:The Office of the Governor and
Head Of Departments, Central Bank Of Nigeria.
RE:CBN INTEREST PAYMENT NOTIFICATION
THE HEAD OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT OF THE CENTRAL
BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) HEREBY INFORM YOU THAT YOUR CONTRACT/INHERITANCE
PAYMENT FILE WAS DISCOVERED WHILE TAKEN CARE OF OUR AUDIT WITH OUR
CORRESPONDING BANKS, IN WHICH AFTER PROPER VERIFICATIONS ON THE
PAYMENT FILE WE DISCOVERED THAT YOU HAD AN INTEREST SUM OF US$8,182,
000, 00 (EIGHT MILLION ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY TWO THOUSAND US DOLLARS
ONLY), WITH US.
AS A MATTER OF FACT, THE SAID INTEREST FUND HAS BEEN APPROVED AND
SIGNED OFF FOR PAYMENT VIA WIRE TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER (T.T) OR THROUGH
ATM ELECTRONIC TRANSFER SYSTEM BY THE NEWLY APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF
THUS, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO RECONFIRM YOUR BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS OR YOUR
RECEIVING MAILING ADDRESS WHERE YOU INTEND TO RECEIVE THE AMOUNT
THROUGH AN ACCOUNT OR BY ATM ELECTRONIC PAYMENT SYSTEM. THIS IS TO
AVOID WRONG PAYMENT TO A WRONG BENEFICIARY, AS THIS NOBLE BANK CAN NOT
BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST OF SUCH HUGE AMOUNT.
THE PAYMENT IN QUESTION, WILL BE TRANSFER TO YOUR NOMINATED BANK
ACCOUNT OR THROUGH ATM ELECTRONIC PAYMENT SYSTEM UNDER 72 HOURS UPON
THE RECEIVE OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION AND YOUR DIRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER
FOR URGENT COMMUNICATION ETC.
THE PAYMENT PROCEDURES WILL TAKE PLACE UPON THE RECEIVE OF THE ABOVE
ACCEPT OUR CONGRATULATIONS
Do get back to me on (email@example.com)
DR. GODWIN EMEFIELE
GOVERNOR AND HEAD
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA.
Direct Tel: + 234 7061964237