This email with the subject "Private Business Investment" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:24:10 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was PRIVATE BUSINESS VENTURE <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
COL. DASUKI SAMBO
FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA.
I make this appeal with the hope that I can trust you to assist me secure my funds in an offshore account in Europe. The content of this mail are expressed in confidence and solely for your personal information.
I am Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), former national security adviser. I am using this medium to request for your assistance in transferring ownership of the sum of ?28.8m presently invested in an offshore bank in Europe. The fund is proceed from over inflated military contract awarded during my time as the national security adviser. I am presently placed on arrest and facing series of financial crime litigation. I have had all of my assets confiscated by the Government.
I am seeking your assistance to transfer ownership of this fund to you for safe-keep and investment and preventing the fund from being seized by the government. Thus far, the Nigerian government has not traced this account and it will remain so to the extent that this proposal remain confidential.
I offer you 20% of the total sum for your assistance, 80% will be mine. I assure you that this transaction is risk-free. More details will be availed to you upon your reply with required information.
As a former government official already facing trial, I can not afford more scandals, you are also advised to act swiftly. If my proposal is accepted, then fill out the below with your information.
Mobile phone number:
My lawyer will contact you upon your reply to prepare the necessary document that will give you access to the fund. I await your reply.
Col. Dasuki Sambo (rtd)
Reply me thru this e-mail "email@example.com"