A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM THE DESK OF:PROF. CHARLES C. SOLUDO" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Jul 2007 06:14:36 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was PROF. CHARLES C. SOLUDO <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF:PROF. CHARLES C. SOLUDO THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA Attn: Beneficiary, I am Prof. Charles C. Soludo, the Executive Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), am delighted to inform you that the contract panel, which just concluded it’s seating in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria just released your name amongst contractors to benefit from the Diplomatic Immunity Payment. This Panel was primarily delegated to investigate manipulated contract claims contracts and over-invoiced payment as the effect has eaten deep into the economy of our dear country. However, we wish to bring to your notice that your contract profile is still reflecting in our central computer as unpaid contractor while auditing was going on. Your contract file was forwarded to my office by the auditors as unclaimed fund, we wish to use this medium to inform you that for the time being Federal Government of Nigeria have stopped further payment through bank to bank transfer due to contractors numerous petitions to United Nations against Nigeria on wrong payment and diversion of contract funds to different account. In this regards we are going to send your contract part payment of 10Million USD to you via courier service and I have secured every needed documents to cover the money. The money is coming on two (2) security proof boxes. The boxes are sealed with synthetic nylon seal and padded with machine. This fund was brought to us from America; it was meant for our Local AFEM market. But since the money was not used, I will use my position as the Executive Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria to send this fund to you. Please you don't have to worry for any thing, as the transaction is 100% risk free. The boxes are coming with a Diplomatic agent who will accompany the boxes to your house address. All you need to do now is to send to me your full house address and your identity such as international passport or driver’s license including your contact phone numbers so that the Diplomat attached will travel with it. He will telephone you immediately he arrives in your country's airport. I hope you understand me. Note: The diplomat does not know the original contents of the boxes. What I declared to him as the contents is Sensitive Photographic Film Material. I did not declare money to him please. If he call you and ask you the contents please tell him the same thing, okay You are advice to reply me urgently to enable me let you know how far I have gone with the arrangement. I will secure the Diplomatic Immunity Clearance Certificate that will be tagged on the boxes to make it stand as a Diplomatic Consignment. This clearance will make it pass every custom checkpoint all over the world without hitch. Confirm the receipt of this message and send the requirements to me immediately you receive this message. Please I need urgent reply because the boxes are schedule to leave as soon as we hear from you. Yours truly, Professor Charles C. Soludo Chairman and Board of Governors Central Bank of Nigeria