An Interesting Take on the ol' "Nigerian Prince" Email Scam

in #scam3 years ago

Usually the "Nigerian Prince" poses as the child or widow of a general who was killed in an auto accident, or something along those lines. I have to give the one I found in my spam folder this morning bonus points for brass ...

Office Of The Director,
Christopher A. Wray,
Federal Bureau Of Investigation,
935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
NW, Washington, D.C. 20535-0001, USA.

Dear Sir / Madam,

After the spring meetings of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), with the President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate Committe, Finance Minister and other concerned Nigeria Government Parastatals, a letter of transmittal has been issued to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to release all outstanding inheritance/contract payments. Your name is among the beneficiaries to receive their Eight Million United States Dollars through the Central Bank of Nigeria within five working days.

But from the intelligence report made available to us, a lady named Ms. Joan B Melvin of New York has already submitted a power of attorney with some official documents (allegedly signed by you) to the Central Bank of Nigeria and also filed for the release of the US$8,000,000.00 to her on your behalf due to ill health.

In view of this, you are strictly advised to DESIST from further communication with any individual or office pertaining to your over-due inheritance/contract payment and kindly provide your information:

  1. Your full Name:
  2. Contact Home Address:
  3. Your Cell-phone Number:
  4. Your Date of Birth:
  5. Sex:
  6. Country:

To the governor's office of the Central Bank of Nigeria via the below details:

OFFICE ADDRESS: Central Bank of Nigeria,
Central Business District,
Cadastral Zone, Abuja, Federal.
Capital Territory, Nigeria.
Email: [email protected]

NOTE: You should ignore any message that does not come from the above email address for security reasons. Ensure that you abide to the Central Bank of Nigeria due process as enshrined in the International Banking Secrecy Act, in order to avoid any form of discrepancy, which may hinder your fund transfer.

Thanks for your understanding and cooperation as we earnestly await your urgent reply.

Best Regards,
Christopher A. Wray,
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building,
935 Pennsylvania Avenue,
NW, Washington, D.C.
E-mail: [email protected]