A Scam Email with the Subject "PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF YOUR OVERDUE FUNDS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 22 Oct 2007 18:05:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "PROF. CHARLES SOLUDO.(CBN)" <CBNPAYMENT@CBN.COM>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY, THE HONORABLE, GOVERNOR OF CBN. ELIZABETH SQUARE, LAGOS- NIGERIA. Email:(firstname.lastname@example.org) Date:22th October 2007. Our Ref: CBN/OHG/OXD1/2007 Your Ref:................. TELEX: CENBANK. PAYMENT FILE: CBN/BEN/07. ATTN: Dear Beneficiary, CBN DEBT PAYMENT NOTICE OF OVERDUE FUNDS This letter will definately be amazing to you because of its realistic value. Sorry for the inconveniences that was rendered to you in your line of Inheritance Payment transaction with some Nigerian Officials some while ago. I know that this letter will hit you by surprise, but firstly I will like to introduce myself; I am (Prof. Charles Soludo) the rightful Governor of The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Executive Chairman of "E.C.D.R". On the 1st of October 2006, the Former President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria (Chief Olusegun Obasanjo) introduced a Commission named the "E.C.D.R" (Executive Committee on Debt Recovery) which is duly registered under the United Nations (U.N.) and the Federal Government of Nigeria. This particular Commission was initiated to detect fraud/fund delays/interrupted funds Payments and to also Settle foreign debts/fraud victims/Un-paid beneficiaries to satisfactory in other to maintain peace in the world at large. Presently, we are being paid by the American government in other to avert Scam and also to avert beneficiary funds delays here in Nigeria. So far, we have succeeded in Settling the likes of (Mrs.Daisy Fox,Mr.Edward Smyth etc). You are being contacted by this office today dated (22th October 2007)because your Case File (A) is the very first File on our Settlement Files Cabinet. Your Inheritance Funds were Re-depositted into the "Federal Suspense Account" of CBN last week, because you did not completely forward your Claim as the Right beneficiary. Through the Intelligent investigations and verification processes of our Intelligent Monitoring Unit (I.M.U), we also discovered that thisFunds valued(100,000,000(USD ONLY)) is in your name and to this note The nternational Remittance Department was ordered by the Executive Committee on Debt Recovery to Release this Funds to you with immediate effect. On this course of duty, two foreigners (Mr. Tim Parker and Mr.Rowland Gulf) visited this office today in other to inform us that they are your Representatives from Canada, whom will be collecting your Funds for you. For the fact that this Committee is faithfully in my full governance as the Chairman, I will like you to clearify to me if this Bank should proceed to Release your Funds to your Representatives Mr. Tim Parker and Mr. Rowland Gulf. In receipt of this confidential Letter, you are required to respond immediately to : (email@example.com) OFFICIALLY SIGNED. PROF. CHARLES SOLUDO. GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. C-B-N CERTIFIED DESPATCHED ON THIS DAY: THE 22th October 2007. . C-B-N C-B-N C-B-N C-B-N C-B-N C-B-N C-B-N