A Scam Email with the Subject "DO ME A FAVOUR AND BENEFIT FROM IT ALSO" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 09 Aug 2010 03:09:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Turai Umaru Yar’adua"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, Re: IMPERATIVE My name is Turai Umaru Yar’adua am the wife of the late President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (President Umaru Yar'Adua) who died on the 5th of may 2010, may his soul rest in the name of Allah. My reason of sending you this email is to seek for business assistance with you or your company, if you are trust worthy and reliable. I Implore you to pay attention on a Notion like this, being the wife of the late president I was able to be in a possession of a huge amount of money, which I got through various contractors for assistance in helping them get contracts from the government of my country. As a result of the death of my husband, I need to transfer this fund’s out; else if the new government finds out about such amount huge amount of money, it will be seized. The said amount is the tune of 55MUSD (Fifty Five Million United State Dollars) which will be transferred to your account in your country, if you are willing to co-operate with me, this fund will be shared 50%-will be for me, which I will use for investment when I arrived in your country and 45% will be for you and anyone who will be assistance in completing the transfer of the fund and the balance of 5% will be set aside for any expenses. NB: If you are willing to take a chance, I 'ill need an Imperative response, else dis- regard this very email i will later send you my correct email for further my E-mail communication. Regards, Turai Umaru Yar’adua