This email with the subject "JOINT VENTURE PROPOSAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 24 Mar 2009 00:17:06 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "BARRISTER SOLA BADMUS [ESQ]"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: BARRISTER SOLA BADMUS [ESQ] Principal Partner, BADMUS & ASSOCIATES EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org (Provides consumer and business clients services, information, and Internet links on bankruptcy. Servicing estate planning, probate, litigation, real estate, tax and employment law clients etc). JOINT VENTURE PROPOSAL I am Barrister Sola Badmus, a principal partner in the above named Law firm. We help clients seeking the right foreign partners to invest some of their money within a Partnership (Joint) Venture. We are committed to a unique knowledge of our clients' business forms, the foundation for specialized legal services we are able to offer. We have been consulted and commissioned by an esteemed client who is interested in investing the sum of US$18,500,000.00 [Eighteen Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars] with you and your establishment. Details of the proposal shall be given to you on receipt of a confirmation of interest from you. We should trust your prudence, integrity and transparency in using the fund accordingly and profitably when you have received the fund. Please note that our client is desirous of confidentiality in this transaction, as he was a highly placed officer in the immediate past civil administration of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Please, we await your response promptly via my private email address: email@example.com Respectfully Submitted, BARRISTER SOLA BADMUS [ESQ] Principal Partner, BADMUS & ASSOCIATES EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org