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Phishing Scam – 10/05/19 – Attn: Contract Beneficiary, FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA

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From: info_cbn91@ymail.com <info_cbn91@ymail.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:33 PM
Subject: Attn: Contract Beneficiary,
 FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
CONTRACT #: MAV/NNPC/FGN/MIN/009,
Swift Code: BPH KPL PK,
A/C#: 329606=101244=169=678
Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/04
Email: info_cbn91@ymail.com [mailto:info_cbn91@ymail.com]
IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT OF US$8.M NOTIFICATION
Attn: Contract Beneficiary,
From the records of outstanding contractors due for Payment with the Federal
Government of Nigeria, your Name and company was discovered as next on the
list of the outstanding contractors who have not yet received their payments.
As the new Central Bank Governor, I want to pay all outstanding payment which
was misused by the former Governors of the office, secondly I have only seven
working days to do this you are therefore to kindly re-confirm to me the
followings information:
1) You’re full name.
2) Phone, fax and mobile #.
3) Company Name and address.
4) Contract Amount
Upon the reconfirmation of the above information, your payment will be
made directly into your nominated bank account directly from Central Bank of
Nigeria, which will be done directly from my office, as soon as I conduct a
proper investigation from my office You can email me via as soon as
you receive this email for further details.
Yours Sincerely,
Mr. Godwin Emefiele
Executive Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).