A Scam Email with the Subject "IMMEDIATE FUND RELEASE NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 02 Jan 2008 19:43:42 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Prof. Charles C. Soludo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE,VICTORIA ISLAND,LAGOS-NIGERIA (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR) TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS-NIGERIA. Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/08 ATTN: Beneficiary, IMMEDIATE FUND RELEASE NOTIFICATION Happy new year. I am prof. Charles C. Soludo, The Executive Director (Governor) Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN). I have been instructed by the Federal Government of Nigeria Revenue Office to leglly transfer your contract payment valued at Ten Million, Three Hundred Thousand United States dollars (10.3M). We apologize for any inconvenience as a result of delay in transaction. However, during the auditing and closing of all financial records of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), it was discovered from the records of outstanding contractors and inheritance funds due for payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria that your name, email and company was next on the list of the outstanding contractors who have not yet received their payment. I wish to officially notify you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Be assured that this transaction is 100% hitch free and my promise is that you will receive your fund without any delay. To facilitate with the process of this transaction, please kindly re-confirm the following information as stated below: 1) Your full name and address 2) Phone, Fax and Mobile #. 3) Company name, position and address. 4) Profession, age and marital Status. Upon the reconfirmation of the above information, your payment will be released to your doorstep in a certified bank draft or wired to your nominated bank account directly from Central Bank of Nigeria. You are therefore advised to reply urgently as soon as you receive this letter for further discussion and more clarification. Best Regards, Prof. Charles C. Soludo. Executive Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).