This is verbatim from my junk mail... made me laugh!
Central Bank of Nigeria,
Plot 33, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Way
Central Business District,
Abuja, Federal Capital Territory,
"RE-CONFIRMATION NEEDED URGENTLY"
This is to bring to your notice that the Central Of Nigeria has been delegated
from the United Nations to pay 100 Nigerian 419 scam victims US$3, 000,
000, 00.each, You are listed and approved for this payment as one of the
scammed victims, get back to me as soon as possible for the immediate
payments of your Three Million united states dollar compensations funds.
On this faithful recommendations, we want you to know that during the last UN
meetings held at Abuja , Nigeria . It was alarmed so much by the rest of
the world in the meeting regarding the lose of funds by various foreigners
to the scams artists operating in syndicates all over the world today, in
other to retain the good image of the country, The president of the
country (President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.) is now paying 100 victims of
this operators US$3,000,000,00. USD each, The payments are to be made by
FIRST INLAND BANK NIGERIA PLC (finbank), a corresponding paying bank under funding
assistance by the Central Bank of Nigeria (C.B.N.).
According to the number of applicants at hand,84 beneficiaries has been
paid ,half of the victims are from the United States, we still have more
16 left to be paid the compensations of US$3,000,000,00. each.
Your particulars was mentioned by one of the syndicates who was arrested
in Lagos Nigeria as one of their victims of the operations, you are hereby
warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to any body for any
reason what so ever, the US secret service is already on trace of the
You are to receive your compensations payments via any of the below listed
(1) THROUGH BANK TO BANK ONLINE TRANSFER
(2) THROUGH BANK DRAFT DELIVERY.
Let us know the choice options mentioned above you require to be paid, we
shall feed you with further modalities as soon as we hear from you.
All further correspondence should be forwarded to this office such as your
Your bank account name/number (for online transfer)-----
Valid means of identification-----
Direct telephone number for easy communication between us----.
We use this medium on behalf of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria to apologize for the inconveniences this might have
caused you in the past.
Your Funds were returned to the Federal Government Treasury some while ago
because you did not finalize your claim for it. A week ago, the Presidency
and The Federal Executive Council collectively agreed to release the sum
of US$3,000,000.00 to you but to our surprise you sent down your
representatives Mr. Tim Parker and Mr. Rowland Gulf to collect this Funds
on your behalf, this morning.
For the fact that this Committee is faithfully in my full governance as
the Honourable Paymaster General of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, i
will like you to give me the authority to transfer your Funds into their
own Bank Account in Singapore (Asia).
We await your immediate response via email and telephone.Reply to:
(firstname.lastname@example.org) and telephone +2348089711490
Dr. Sanusi Lamido
Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).