A Scam Email with the Subject "TRANSFER FRAUD ALERT/ ATTEMPTED DIVERSION OF FUNDS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 04 Apr 2008 04:15:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was DR.(MR.) NURU RIVADU <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DR.(MR.)NURU RIVADU NIGERIA FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA FEDERAL SECRETARIAT COMPLEX, GARKI ABUJA. TRANSFER FRAUD ALERT/ ATTEMPTED DIVERSION OF FUNDS. Attention: , Permit me the pleasure of introducing my self as Dr.Nuru Rivadu. I am the Director of the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). I am writing youin respect to the transfer of funds you have been expecting from Nigeria. The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Presidency Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, has mandated the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit to compensate all foreigner’s who in one way or the other has beenretrieve of there hard earn money through illegal transaction. The purpose for this is to regain the lost glory ofour great country and to also show the entire world that this government is highly ready to fight corruption in every sector in Nigeria be it in the banking, oil and communication sector in the last 3year's Nigeria has the worst name in corruption inthe world, where we were rated in the world as one ofthe most corrupted nation in the world and it is nevera good name to us.Due to the effort, sincerity, courage and trustworthiness people like you and the entire world has showed in helping Nigeria to fight corruption unlike Microsoft who just signed a contract with the Nigeria Government through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. (EFCC) an organization that was formed by this same government to fight corruption in all sector's in the country, including the FBI, INTERPOL, BRITISH GOVERNMENT and the whole world that has been helping us in arresting those that has been involved in advance fee fraud locally and international. Following the recent bills passed by the house ofassembly and presidency, we have been cross checkingall financial transaction in all financial institutions in the country and it has come to ournotice that your payment has been withheld. But besure of the fact that we are the monitoring unit onall financial matters in the presidency, central bankof Nigeria, and all commercial banks here in Nigeria. This office wishes to inform you that your payment has been re-directed according to the financial law andpower vested on us by the presidency to the appointedpaying bank (CITITRUST FINANCE BANK) to all debts owned bythis great nation, as the funds mapped (USD1 BILLION)out in the recent budget by the president of thecountry, RTD.GEN.CHIEF UMORU MUSA YAR ADUA, has been deposited with the (CITITRUST FINANCE BANK). We have your payment file presently with us, based onthis you are advised to stop any correspondence withany office regarding your payment as they can not payyou, as your funds has moved out from their reach.failure to comply, do not hold us responsible for anymistake.for your funds to be paid to you, you are urgently advised under 48hours to contact this officewith the under mentioned information forreconfirmation of the your details we are having at hand so that we may know that we are dealing with the rightful person for compenstion. 1) YOUR NAME IN FULL 2) YOUR FULL POSTAL ADDRESS AND NAME OF WHERE YOU ARE WORKING 3) PRIVATE TELEPHONE NUMBER 4) YOUR RECEIVING BANK INFORMATION 5) A SCAN COPY OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION CARD (eg. INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT/DRIVERS LICENCE) 6) YOUR EXPECTED AMOUNT TO BE PAID. Although we have all this information with us, but wewant to be sure that you are the sole beneficiary ofthe said funds. Your urgent compliance under 48hourswill enable this office add your name to the paymentschedule to be paid in this quarter by the CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN). Note that your payment will not exceed 7banking days from the date of the receipt ofthe above information, as long as you have fulfilledall obligations. Thanks for your understanding and we are deeply sorry for the inconveniences this has caused you all this while. Call this office on telephone number 009-234-1-746-2507, for oral and important discussionto your payment. On the receipt of the above information from you, wecan then send you your bank draft of the said amount for compensation as a victim of scams. YOUR CO-OPERATION WOULD BE HIGHLY APPRECIATED IN THESE REGARDS. BEST REGARDS FROM: THE SECRETARY NIGERIA FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT. E: MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org