A Scam Email with the Subject "PLease Read and Get Back to Me" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 07 Oct 2010 04:40:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Gidado Idris" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- Dear Friend, I Know you will be surprised to received this but do please consider it a request from a reputable Diplomat from United Nations in serious need ofyour assistance. I had to bring before you this proposal because I sincerely hope you will be reliable to assist me. Anyway, my name is Gidado Idris. I am a regional top Diplomat of the UnitedNations. I am 44 years of age married with 3 lovely kids. I got yourcontact from a consultancy directories through a friend who work with World Trade Centre regional office. I have contacted you to assist me in repatriating the fund valued at US$18.5 Million [Eighteen Million FiveHundred Thousand United States Dollars Only] and hope and wish that we can work together because I have successfully and carefully packaged afinancial transaction that will benefit both of us. There is a National of your country who registered with this Commission and he was an Oil consultant/contractor as well as a one time secret agent in exporting oil & Gas to overseas . He is also a Diamond/Gold Merchant. So, on 2nd June 2008 , Mr.Roger Brian Shaw, made a Deposit of US$18.5 Million [Eighteen Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only] with a Security Company in Brussels, Belgium with standing statement/agreement with the Security Firm that all correspondences in respect to the Depositcontract must be sent to him through this humble Commission. Upon maturity, the routine notification was sent to my office, which I dispatched to his forwarding address as usual without a reply. After a month, I sent areminder which I received from the Security Company without any reply again. Finally, I discovered from his employee that he died with his entire faimly among many others on Air India Express plane that crash in Mangalore on Saturday 22nd May, 2010 which leaves nearly 160 dead. Feel free and view this site http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/10141297.stm. I also discovered that he did not declare any kin or relations in all the official documents concerning the Deposit contract with the Security Company in Brussels, Belgium. Hence I seek your consent to present you to this Security Company based on the official letter I just received from them reminding me of the EU LAW. As a top Diplomat of the United Nations, I can not be directly involved and connected with the consignment, so this has informed my contacting you for us to work together so that you can assist in receiving this money into your bank account for us to share. For your involvement and participation in the scheme, you shall receive 40% of the total money after conclusion. The transaction (Scheme) is risk free and the money will be delivered to your door step or transferred to your designated account through bank-to-bank transfer via telegraphic wire transfer depending on your choice of mode of payment. All that you will require to do is to stand and make claim as the original and bonafide Depositor of the funds with the Security Company in Brussels, Belgium so that my office will give approval for the release of the fund to you. Note that as a top Diplomat of the United Nations that all the requisite and necessary arrangements have been masterfully and expertly put in place to facilitate your successful claim of the fund and the eventual release in your favor. Note that this transaction is simple and risk free because I will provide expert services that will guarantee the successful execution of this deal. If you are interested, please contact me as soon as possible with your full name and address, receiving bank account coordinates and mobile telephonenumber via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon your reply of this mail and your indication of interest in the transaction, I shall oblige you further details and how we shall proceed with the claims because I have all necessary information and strenghts required to back you up for this claim. All I needed from you is your consent and honest cooperation to enables see this transaction through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Further discussion will commence when I hear from you but do not forget the absolute confidentiality and mutual trust required in this transaction. I expect you to observe utmost confidentiality and be rest assured that this transaction would be profitable for both of us. Thanks as I await for your reply. Yours truly, Gidado Idris Office of the United Nations WORLD DEBT RECONCILIATION AGENCIES