This email with the subject "URGENT MAIL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 23 Mar 2010 14:32:14 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Dr Paul Anyanwu"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good Day, I know that this letter will be a surprise to you considering the fact that there have been a lot of scam letters going around the world by unscrupulous elements and i do not want you to be embarrass by this letter but i pray that it finds you in good health. I am Paul Anyanwu the personal assistant to the president of Nigeria, His Excellency Umaru Musa Yardua on domestic matters and you may have been aware that my president is critically Ill/sick and is currently hospitalized in a Saudi Arabian Hospital since December last year and has been informed by his doctors that he has only few days to live and that he will die in the next few months. I want to however, appeal to you to please keep my correspondence to you very secrete and confidential even if you are not interested in my proposal. I want to further inform you that i have in my coffers the sum of Twelve Million United States Dollars which was given to me to move in a foreign account overseas by my president for safe keeping before he felt sick. I am now appealing to you to assist me in transferring the above mentioned amount in your country so that it will be used between me and you . I want to let you know that i am the only person that is aware of the funds and i will never like any other person to know about it and that is why i have appealed to you to please keep this my letter very confidential. I intend that we shall share the funds thus %40 to you and %50 for me while %10 will be used to offset any expenses that may be incurred during the process of transaction . I am also intending to use my own share for an investment in your country specifically into any lucrative investment with your assistance upon conclusion of the transaction. Kindly note that we shall process this transaction in a legal and legitimate manner so that we will not go contrary to the law and I will give you more information as soon as i hear from you with the bellow informations of yours, 1. Full names. 2. Address. 3. Occupation. 4. Age. 5. Telephone 6. copy of your passport