I didn’t win anything in the $320 Million drawing, but apparently I have money waiting for me. Again. I think this is the fourth time I’ve received this message. Shameful. Are people still falling for this?
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From: Sanusi Lamido firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: YOUR DELIVERY AGENT PAUL FREDRICK HAS ARRIVE WITH YOUR CONSIGNMENT.CALL HIM NOW (713 )370 1735
FROM THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)
SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI
Dear C.B.N Beneficiary,
In this Year 2012, your payment of $8.3m in CBN is not UNCLAIMED. The Federal Government has threatened to confiscate the funds, but as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, I decided to release the funds to you in CASH PAYMENT for delivery agent to deliver to your residence.
This is to inform you that your delivery agent by name AGENT.PAUL FREDRICK has arrived with your cash consignment box value $8.3 million dollars in USA and he is now on TRANSIT at (Dan Jones Intl Airport Houston TX, USA).
I want you to know that you have 24 hours to call him now with his line (713 )370-1735 and also email him: email@example.com please ensures that you follow the instructions of the diplomat to enable him to clear your consignment from the US CUSTOMS and have smooth delivery to your residence. As he has been waiting to hear from you to help him complete this delivery to you today.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE, your $8.3m inheritance funds was loaded into the two trunk box as a consignment, but i did not tell the delivery man AGENT. PAUL FREDRICK about the content of the 2 TRUNK BOX for security purpose. Please do not tell him to avoid running away with your funds. On no account should you let him know about the content of the consignment to avoid greed.
Most importantly, you are advised to send your full data to him, which include your Full Name, Current Residential Address, Direct Cell Number, and A copy of any identity card to verify that you are the right receiver to avoid mistakes. Send it via his above email address once you receive this email to enable him to deliver your cash consignment to your house without any further delay or mistake.
Note; that you must call me as soon as you receive this email for more discursion, my direct line is +234-8090938095. I appreciate your good sympathetic and collaboration, Hope hearing from you swiftly.
ON BEHALF OF CBN, I APOLOGIES FOR ALL THE DELAY AND INCONVENIENCES IN RELEASING YOUR FUNDS. I BELIEVE YOU WILL REWARD ME AS SOON AS YOU RECEIVE THE FUNDS.
Mr. SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI,
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA