A Scam Email with the Subject "CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 27 Mar 2008 15:27:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Dr.Godwill okeke <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. GARIKI SQUARE, (FCT)ABUJA -NIGERIA. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER. LEICESTER CURRENCY CHEQUE/DRAFT DEPARTMENT TELEGRAM:FBN FOREX Dear:Sir/Madam, I am Rev.DR Godwill Okeke,(Director allocation department) from the(Central Bank of Nigeria) FCT Abuja. 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 huge 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 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. 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 Deparment (FDRD) 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 going 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 to send the following: A: Your Full name and address B: Your direct telephone/Cell phone number C: Sex/Age. D: Occupation. And the transfer will commence without delay as I will proceed to include 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 through my private email:(email@example.com}| Yours Faithfully Rev.DR Godwill Okeke Director allocation department