This email with the subject "OVERDUE PAYMENT." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 13 Jul 2006 02:23:29 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "fbnplc_matters" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC MARINA,LAGOS-NIGERIA. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER. LEICESTER CURRENCY CHEQUE/DRAFT DEPARTMENT TELEGRAM: FBNFOREX Dear:Sir/Madam, I am Mr Bello Afolabi, Director allocation department from the (First Bank of Nigeria Plc,)Lagos Branch.my office monitors and controls the affairs of all banks and financial institutions in Nigeria concerned with foreign claim payments. I am the final signatory to any transfer or remittance of hug e funds moving within banks both on the local and international levels in line with foreign claim settlement. I have before me list of funds, which could not be transferred to some nominated < BR>accounts as these accounts have been identified either as ghost accounts,unclaimed deposits and over-invoiced sum etc. 0n this note, I wish to have a deal with you as regards to an unpaid fund. I have a file before me and the data's are correct and un-tampered.As it is my duty to recommend the transfer of these surplus funds to the Federal Government Treasury and Reserve Accounts as unclaimed deposits, I have the opportunity to write you based on the instructions I received two days ago from the Foreign Debts reconciliation dept to submit the List of payment reports/expenditures and audited reports of revenues. Among several others, I have decided to remit your claim sum following my idea that we can have a deal/agreement and I am g oing to do this legally. My conditions: 1. The sum of USD$9.7M only will be transfer into your account after the proccessing of all relevant legal documents with your name as the bonfide beneficary,the transfer will be made by Draft or telegraphic Transfer (T/T), confirmable in 3 working days. 2. This deal must be kept secret forever, and all correspondence will be strictly by email / telephone, for security purposes. 3. There should be no third parties as most problem associated with your fund release are caused by your agents or representative. If you AGREE with my conditions, l advise you on what to do immediatelyand the transfer will commence without delay as I will proceed to fix your name on the Payment schedule instantly to meet the three days mandate. I hope you don't reject this offer and have this funds transferred. Waiting for your reply soon. Faithfully Mr Bello Afolabi