The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  READ AND GET BACK TO ME ASAP
From:  profmauriceiwu@switched.com
Date:  Tue, 01 Apr 2008 17:51:18 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "READ AND GET BACK TO ME ASAP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 01 Apr 2008 17:51:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was profmauriceiwu@switched.com, although it may have been spoofed.

INEC Chairman: Dr. Iwu
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FROM:PROFESSOR MAURICE M. IWU.
 
ATTENTION:
 
I GUESS THIS LETTER MAY COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE SINCE I HAD NO PREVIOUS CORRESPONDENCE WITH YOU.I AM THE CHAIRMAN TENDER BOARD OF INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) I GOT YOUR CONTACT IN THE COURSE OF MY SEARCH FOR A RELIABLE PERSON WITH WHOM TO HANDLE A VERY CONFIDENTIAL TRANSACTION INVOLVING THE TRANSFER OF FUND VALUED THIRTY MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($30.2M) TO A SAFE FOREIGN ACCOUNT.
 
THE ABOVE FUND IN QUESTION IS NOT CONNECTED WITH ARMS OR DRUGS. IT IS THE PRODUCT OF OVER INVOICE ON CONTRACT AWARDED IN 2006 BY INEC, FOREIGN COMPANIES FOR THE SUPPLY OF ELECTORAL MATERIALS THAT WAS USED FOR 2007 ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA.
 
THE CONTRACT HAS LONG BEEN EXECUTED AND PAYMENT OF THE ACTUAL CONTRACT AMOUNT MADE TO THE FOREIGN CONTRACTORS LEAVING THE BALANCE OF $30.2M U.S DOLLARS IN A DORMANT ACCOUNT WHICH MY COLLEAGUES AND I NOW WANT TO TRANSFER OUT OF NIGERIA INTO A RELIABLE FOREIGN ACCOUNT FOR OUR PERSONAL USE.
 
AS CIVIL SERVANTS, WE DO NOT HAVE THE NECESSARY FOREIGN ACCOUNT MACHINERY TO SUCCESSFULLY HANDLE THIS TRANSACTION. THERFORE IT BECOMES NECESSARY TO SOURCE FOR A FOREIGN COMPANY/INDIVIDUAL WITH THE CAPABILITY TO ACT AS THE ORIGINAL BENEFICIARY OF THE CONTRACT.
 
MY DEAR, IT IS A GOOD THING THAT THE PRESIDENT, MUSA YAR'DUA HAS ENDORSED THE BILL PASSED BY THE SENATE AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY THAT ALL FOREIGN CONTRACTORS OWED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA SHOULD BE PAID, WE WILL SEIZE THIS GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO PURPORT YOU AS ONE OF THE CONTRACTORS TO BE PAID.
 
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS PROPOSAL KINDLY MAIL ME YOUR LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE ALONG WITH YOUR DIRECT TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBERS, BUT IF YOU CANNOT FOR ANY REASON HANDLE THIS TRANSACTION I SHOULD BE GRATEFUL IF YOU CAN LINK ME TO A RELIABLE AND TRUST WORTHY PERSON IN WHICH CASE YOUR INTEREST WILL BE PROPERLY PROTECTED.
 
I AND MY COLEAGUES HAVE AGREED TO SHARE THE FUND WITH YOU IN THE FOLLOWING RATIO, 40% TO YOU THE ACCOUNT OWNER, AND 60% TO US.
 
THIS TRANSACTION IS STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL BUT 100% RISK FREE. NOTE ALSO THAT THE PARTICULAR NATURE OF YOUR BUSINESS DOES NOT MATTER TO THIS TRANSACTION AND THIS TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE CONCLUDED WITHIN 7 WORKING DAYS SINCE ALL LOCAL CONTACTS AND ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN PROPERLY PERFECTED FOR A SMOOTH AND SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSION OF THIS TRANSACTION.
 
I AM ANTICIPATING YOUR URGENT REPLY.
 
YOURS FAITHFULLY,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PROFESSOR MAURICE M. IWU.
CHAIRMAN, INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION NIGERIA.

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