This email with the subject "FROM THE DESK OF Lt GENERAL PETER OLU" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 21 Feb 2010 14:33:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Lt General Peter Olu"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
THE PRESIDENCY FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA Aso Rock villa, Asokoro District, Abuja Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CONFIDENTIAL DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY PAYMENT. ATTENTION BENEFICIARY: Based on our investigation department, we wish to warn you against some Miscreants, Hoodlums and Touts who go about scamming innocent people by claiming to be who they are not and thereby tarnishing the image of this wonderful country. I am Lt General Peter Olu (Rtd), National Security Adviser to the new Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. I am delighted to inform you that the contract panel which just concluded it seating in Abuja just released your name amongst contractors to benefit from the Diplomatic Immunity Payment. This Panel was primarily delegated to investigate manipulated contract claims, contracts and over-invoiced payment as the effect has eaten deep into the economy of our dear country. However, we wish to bring to your notice that your contract profile is still reflecting in our central computer as unpaid contractor while auditing was going on. Your contract file was forwarded to my office by the auditors as unclaimed fund, we wish to use this medium to inform you that for the time being Federal Government of Nigeria have stopped further payment through bank to bank transfer due to contractors numerous petitions to United Nations against Nigeria on wrong payment and diversion of contract funds to different accounts. In this regards, we are going to send your contract part payment of 10Million USD. To you via our accredited shipping company and I have secured every needed documents to cover the money while the diplomat will get it delivered to you right in your door step. Note: The money is coming on 2 security proof boxes. The boxes are sealed with synthetic nylon seal and padded with machine. Please you don't have to worry for anything as the transaction is 100% risk free. The boxes are coming with a Diplomatic agent who will accompany the boxes to your house address. All you need to do now is to send to me, your full house address and your identity such as, international passport or drivers license and your mobile phone and telephone number, The Diplomatic Agent will travel with it. He will call you immediately he arrives to your country's airport. I hope you understand me. Kindly get back to me today also with the requested information’s so that we can proceed on this matter as soon as possible. 1) Your full name: 2) Phone, fax and mobile: 3) Company name, position and address: 4) Profession, age and marital status: 5) Copy of int'l passport, driver’s license, or any valid ID card via e-mail attachment: Bear in mind that the diplomat does not know the original contents of the boxes. What l declared to them as the contents is Sensitive Photographic Film Materials for security reasons. I did not declare money to them please. If they call you and ask you the contents please tell them the same thing Ok. Email (email@example.com) and I will let you know how far I have gone with the arrangement. I will secure the Diplomatic Immunity Clearance Certificate (D.I.C.C) which will make him pass every custom checkpoint all over the world without any hitches. Confirm the receipt of this message and send the requirements to me immediately because your boxes are scheduled to leave as soon as we hear from you. Best Regards, Lt General Peter Olu (Rtd). National Security Adviser to the President Federal Republic of Nigeria.