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Yet Another Email Scam From Lagos-Nigeria


From email address: Tonyede101@live.com
Subject: URGENT MESSAGE ABOUT YOUR FUND FROM CENTRAL BANK

- email content -


OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
TINUBU, SQUARE, LAGOS- NIGERIA.
DATE 13TH JUNE, 2008.
OUR REF: CBN/OHG/OXD1/2008
YOUR REF: ..............................
TELEX: CENBANK.
PAYMENT FILE: CBN/BEN/08.
ATTN: BENEFICIARY,
PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF YOUR FUNDS.

I AM MR.TONY EDE, THE SECRETARY TO PROF. CHARLES SOLUDO; THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (C.B.N), THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA IS THE PARENT BANK OF ALL COMMERCIAL BANKS HERE IN NIGERIA. I WAS INSTRUCTED TO INITIATE CONTACT WITH YOU BY MY BOSS THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (C.B.N) ON AN URGENT ISSUE, KINDLY NOTE THAT YOUR FUNDS WERE RE-CALLED AND RE-DEPOSITED INTO THE "FEDERAL SUSPENSE ACCOUNT" OF THE CBN LAST WEEK, BECAUSE YOU DID NOT FORWARD YOUR CLAIM AS THE RIGHT BENEFICIARY.

MY BOSS THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (C.B.N), WAS VISITED IN HIS OFFICE BY THREE GENTLEMEN TODAY, REALLY THESE MEN WERE UNEXPECTED BY HIM BECAUSE THEIR VISIT WAS IMPROMPTU. HE HAD TO ASK THEM WHY THEY CAME TO SEE HIM IN PERSON AND THEY SAID THAT THEY CAME TO COLLECT THE INHERITANCE/ CONTRACT FUNDS BILL SUM WHICH RIGHTFULLY BELONGS TO YOU AS SHOWN IN YOUR FILE WITH US, ON YOUR BEHALF AND BY YOUR AUTHORIZATION.

NOTE THAT THEY ACTUALLY TENDERED SOME VITAL DOCUMENTS WHICH PROVED THAT YOU ACTUALLY SENT THEM FOR THE COLLECTION OF THESE FUNDS. BELOW IS LIST OF THE
DOCUMENTS WHICH THEY TENDERED TO THIS BANK TODAY:

1. LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION.
2. HIGH COURT INJUNCTION.
3. ORDER TO RELEASE.

DUE TO THE NATURE OF HIS JOB, HE CANNOT AFFORD TO MAKE ANY MISTAKE IN RELEASING THESE FUNDS TO ANYONE EXCEPT YOU WHO IS THE RECOGNIZED TRUE BENEFICIARY TO THESE FUNDS. NOTE THAT MY BOSS HAS ASKED THESE MEN TO COME BACK TOMORROW SO HE CAN VERIFY THIS FACT FROM YOU FIRST. KINDLY CLARIFY US ON THIS ISSUE BEFORE WE MAKE THIS PAYMENT TO THESE FOREIGNERS WHOM CAME ON YOUR BEHALF.

KINDLY TO DIRECT YOUR RESPONSE TO THE PRIVATE EMAIL ADDRESS OF MY BOSS, PROF. CHARLES SOLUDO, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA CBN,BELOW FOR QUICKER DELIBERATION AND RESPONSE FROM HIM ON THE RELEASE OF YOUR FUNDS TO YOU. PLEASE REMEMBER TO INDICATE A PHONE NUMBER HE CAN REACH YOU ON IN YOUR RESPONSE.

EMAIL: CORPORATEAFFAIRSDEPT07@GMAIL.COM

NOTE THAT FOR SECURITY REASONS YOU HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED A CODE/PASSWORD WHICH IS {TT7270CBN}, PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CODE IS THE REFERENCE NUMBER FOR YOUR TRANSFER AND IT’S BEING DISCLOSED TO YOU ALONE, GUARD THIS JEALOUSLY AND ALL YOUR EMAIL RESPONSE SHOULD CARRY THIS CODE AS THE SUBJECT.

YOURS FAITHFULLY,
MR.TONY EDE.
SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNOR.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS- NIGERIA.

 

3 comments:

  1. T.H said,

    yeah I am getting that a lot.

    on June 22, 2008 at 10:00 PM  


  2. Hi. I usually get these types of scam email. I wonder from where these people get our email addresses. Well, its a bit disturbing to read these types of emails as its a loss of time.

    on June 29, 2008 at 8:54 AM  


  3. john said,

    I have 3 email accounts and had this sent to all three, your site is great am going to forward it to all my friends in my email list to help them from not being scammed

    on July 5, 2008 at 9:10 PM