A Scam Email with the Subject "IS VERY URGENT TODAY FROM CBN" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 04 Aug 2007 19:24:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was email@example.com, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE VICTORIAISLAND, LAGOS-NIGERIA FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIAFrom the Desk Of:
Prof Charles Soludo Executive Governor (CBN) IMMEDIATE PAYMENT REF: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/07 Cell phone. +23480-54260455Dear
Today 5/08/2007,I received a payment credit instruction from the federal Government of Nigeria to credit your account with your full contract funds from the Nigerian reserve account with our bank.
This is to notify you that your funds have been programmed for immediate release into your nominated bank account but we can not transfer this fund direct to your nominated bank account, because we are having a little problem with International Monetary Fund (IMF) so our method of payment is by Diplomatic Courier Service.
Be informed that every arrangement regarding your cash payment through diplomatic services has been made; note that your fund have been packaged like a consignment. Note that the Diplomatic Agency has to move down to your Country in order to deliver the Consignment to your doorstep. Moreover, the money is $10.5millon US. Note that as soon as the Diplomats arrive in your Country They will give you a call immediately to enable you help them to get (Yellow Tag Paper)You have to help the diplomats to get (yellow Tag Paper) so that the customs and immigration will not stop them in Airport, for security reason you are advice to follow the rules and regulation of the diplomats for easy collection of the consignment, you have to welcome the diplomatic agent, to enable them deliver the Consignment to you immediately. Be informed that as soon as the diplomats obtain the above name certificate they will deliver the Consignment to your doorstep. This is to remind you that they has a transit to London and finally to arrive at your Country as the last destination on their diplomatic travel route this week.
I want you to send your direct mobile phone and your home address to me immediately, so that as soon as the diplomatic arrive in State they will call you immediately to notify you.
Yours sincerely, Please reply by this email address firstname.lastname@example.org PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)