This email with the subject "From Lt. Gen. Peter Olu," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 05 Apr 2009 03:03:01 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Lt. Gen. Peter Olu"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, I am Lt. Gen. Peter Olu, National Security Adviser to the President Umar Musa Yar’ Adua Federal Republic of Nigeria. I decided to contact you because of the prevailing security report reaching my office and the intense nature of policy in Nigeria. This is to inform you about our plan to send your fund to you via cash delivery. This system will be easier for you and for us. We are going to send your contract part payment of US$4.1 Million to you via diplomatic courier service. Note: The money is coming on two security proof boxes. The boxes are sealed with synthetic nylon seal and padded with machine. This fund was brought to us from America; it was meant for our Local AFEM market. But since the money was not used, I will use my position as the National Security Adviser to the President to send this fund to you. The boxes are coming with a Diplomatic agent who will accompany the boxes to your house address in your country. All you need to do now is to send to me Your full name Your house address Your age Your marital statue Your identity such as, international passport or driver license Your contact phone and fax numbers, The Diplomatic attached will travel with it. He will call you immediately he arrives your country's airport. I hope you understand me. I will let you know by the special grace of God when the boxes are airlifted. Note: The diplomatic does not know the original contents of the boxes. What l declared to them as the contents is Sensitive Photographic Film Material. I did not declare money to them please. If they call you and ask you the contents please tell them the same thing Ok, i will let you know how far I have gone with the arrangement. I will secure the Diplomatic immunity clearance certificate that will be tagged on the boxes to make it stand as a diplomatic consignment. This clearance will make it pass every custom checkpoint all over the world without hitch. Confirm the receipt of this message and send the requirements to me immediately you receive this message. If you need more information about this, I will give you the contact of the diplomatic agents for more information on how to carry out the plan. Please I need urgent reply because the boxes are schedule to leave as soon as we hear from you. Reply me immediately you receive this message via my private E-mail :(email@example.com) Best Regards, Lt. Gen. Peter Olu, National Security Adviser to the President Federal Republic of Nigeria