This email with the subject "Congratulations / Your $2.5 Million Compensation" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:03:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Angela chinedu"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Central Bank of Nigeria Foreign Remittance Department CBN House, Garki, Abuja Nigeria. Dear Beneficiary, Congratulations. We have been directed by the Office of the Presidency,Federal Republic of Nigeria to contact you and let you know that the sum of $2.5 Million USD (Two Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) has been approved to be paid to you as your long overdue payment with the Ministry of Finance.Although,there is a counter email claim from one Sarah McDaniel who said you are incapacitated due to an accident you encountered and she has sent this website below as evident so as to enable us pay her instead of you. The Website: http://www.car-accidents.com/pages/car_accident_photo.html The Management of Central Bank of Nigeria has scheduled to pay these $2.5 million USD to you through our Automated Teller Machine Card (ATM Card). We have processed and programmed the ATM Card to pay you a maximun of $20,000 (Twenty Thousand United States Dollars) everyday in any ATM Mechine in your country.We have also arranged with our accredited lawyer, Barrister Michael Idris for him to pick it up from our office for his onward delivery to your contact address. We therefore implore you to contact our Bank Accredited Lawyer immediately through his personal contact details below for the delivery of your ATM card as scheduled. Name: Barrister Michael Idris Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +2348030499249. Please note that you are expected to pay the Lawyer the sum of $125.00usd only for the secure delivery of the ATM card to your address. Also ensure that you send these your undermentioned personal information to him. 1.Your complete Names 2.Your contact address for the delivery. 3.Your phone number. Yours sincerely, Angela Chinedu. (Director of Foreign Remittance Dept)