This email with the subject "Re: Urgent Email Attention" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:06:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Jonah Ogunniyi Otunla"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: The Beneficiary, The Central Bank of Nigeria is pleased to commence on the final payment release of your blocked funds, through the Clearing House Interbank Payment System (CHIPS). Basically, this message is notifying you that your blocked funds, Fifteen Million United States Dollars ($15,000,000.00) that has been in the coffers of the Central Bank's Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control for the past two years, is finally unblocked and authorized for immediate wire transfer into your receiving bank account by the Clearing House in London. We at the Ordering Bank received a certified payment instrument from OFAC in your favor containing your personal details and a new receiving account in the name and favor of your financial representative and partner, Mr. Richard Salazar. In view of the issued payment mandate from the OFAC, the Clearing House conveyed a payment message through CHIPS, which will effect the transfer of the funds once the bank’s handling charges of $980.00 is paid, via S.W.I.F.T MT2O2 COV into the account of Mr. Richard Salazar in the nearest 72-banking hours after a confirmation to proceed from you as the original beneficiary. Please kindly confirm if the account information are correct to receive the funds: Bank Name: U.S Bank Trust, N.A, MN; Swift Code: USBKUS4TCOR; Routing #: 121122676; Account Number: 153459581457; Account Beneficiary Name: Richard B. Salazar; Beneficiary Address: 5021 Laguna Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95758. The funds will be available in the U.S. Bank Trust, N.A account as above in the next 72 working hours as soon as we get a permission to proceed from you, and a copy of the MT202 COV Payment Slip will be sent by fax to the receiving beneficiary bank, U.S. Bank Trust, N.A; Mr. Richard Salazar, and also a copy of the wire slip to you for funds clearance at your receiving bank. We hope this letter/Email is understood, if not, kindly go over the content twice or more before responding, And If you have any questions as regards this matter, kindly reply me or call the number above as we would be pleased to discuss any of our comments in more detail and If you have any questions still feel to either email or call the same number. Thanks for your Co-Operation. Yours Sincerely, Mr. Jonah Ogunniyi Otunla SWIFT Transfer Manager, CBN EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org TEL: 002348181686298 -- This mail was scanned by BitDefender For more information please visit http://www.bitdefender.com/