This was submitted by a reader. It sounds as though the reader has started replied to the scammer. Sadly, the reader didn’t add any comment so I can’t be certain. I just hope that he or she doesn’t fall for this scam and send the scammer any money.
OFFICE OF THE PAYMASTER GENERAL
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
39 GRACE CHURCH STREET VICTORIA ISLAND
Attn: Budacu Valerian Alin,
Sequel to our brief telephone conversation this is to acknowledge your email, Meanwhile we have been instructed by the Minister of Finance United Nation/IMF and Senate committee concerning your email, to transfer the sum of US$6.5 million United State Dollars into your account as directed by the board of directors through Electronic telegraphic transfer and it will take 72hrs to reflect in your account as soon as you comply with the international fund transfer requirement. So as it is now we have filed for your payment and it will be taking place as soon as we hear from you with the required information. Therefore you’re advised to reconfirm to us the following information as stated below:
Your Full Name
Your Bank Name and Address
Your Bank Account and Routing No:
Your Direct Telephone Number
Your Scan ID
A Board of Directors meeting with the Minister of Finance and Senate President will be holding under the authority of the Nigeria President ( Umaru Yar’Adua), He will be there in the meeting to give the final approval notice to all the beneficiaries and your payment file will be among for due processing and as soon as the meeting is over, I shall get back to let you know the requirement but you must send the above information’s immediately, and i will assist you to make sure you confirm this fund in your account. I will be waiting for your immediate response regards to the required information. And be advised to stop all other communication regards to your payment from now to avoid jeopardizing my efforts. If you need more clarification or assistance contacts me immediately on the below telephone number.
DR EDWARD RALPH