Variation on Nigerian Banking Scam

Posted August 21, 2012 by Kathy Davie in

by Kathy Davie

This was too funny and I just had to share this with y’all…

I particularly liked the so-very official email addresses he’s using—yahoo and hotmail. Oh, yeah, that just makes me feel all warm and official..!

From: Mr.Philip A.Obada
Date: August 21, 2012 11:03:09 AM MDT

Dear Sir,

How are you and your family doing, l hope all is well, if so thanks be to God Almighty.

This is inform you that after cross-examination of your contract files l discovered that you have made several payment to some fraudulent individuals who claimed to be in charge of your payment, It is because of this reason that your fund has not gotten to you and I am waiting to hear from you for a long time now and this is to inform you that l have settled with Federal Ministry of Finance on your payment and your fund will be release to you by Thursday this week.

After an executive meeting with the Federal Ministry of Finance(FMF) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN),has decided that you are not asking any fee to send until the confirmation of your approval fund US$15Million apart from the Telex Programming / Payment Clearance Allocation Fee,The order and instruction has been given to settle all contractors whose names appeared in the payment list without delay and You have to send the sum of One Hundred Twenty Dollars (US$120) Only for Telex Programming / Payment Clearance Allocation(fee) before Tuesday next week, so that your fund can be transfer the same Friday this wee.

Reconfirm your bank information so that we do not make any mistake on the transfer and Also Send the fee to the Account officer MR.OBIRIEZE BASIL, ABUJA NIGERIA.

Forward the information as soon as you send the fee with your telephone and fax number for easy communication.

I am waiting urgently.

Yours Faithfully.

Mr.Philip A.Obada.
Director Ktt Cbn.
Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN)