A Scam Email with the Subject "LET US COLLABORATE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 06 Mar 2009 09:12:33 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Barrister Micheal Ben <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, I know this will come to you as a surprise because you do not know me, I am Barrister Micheal Ben, the family attorney of the former Delta state governor Chief James Onanefe Ibori who is presently in detention. My client has mandated me to seek for a trustworthy and capable person that will assist in repatriating his only secured fund that is already with a Security Company, this fund was deposited by himself (Chief James Onanefe Ibori ) before his arrest. The true content of the package is $35m (Â17m) USD all in 100.00 bills.. However, this deposit was tagged as family effects, as some of his assets has been frozen and refrozen. As such I will advise you visit the link below for more details and clarification. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7035427.stm Base on the above details, I advise on utmost confidentiality even if you are not willing to help out, as this is his only secured fund Untouched at the moment. Please kindly furnish me with your private telephone number, so that other modalities will be disclosed and discussed as soon as you get back to me.with: (a) Your full names,(b) Your contact address,(c) Your phone and fax numberss,(d) Company name and address(if any). Yours Faithfully, Barr. Micheal Ben.(San) Tel:+2348039512704 :+2348033031539 Email:email@example.com