A Scam Email with the Subject "BUSINESS CONSULTATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 28 Apr 2010 18:18:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Federal Ministry Of Petroleum Resources" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good day. How are you and your family, hope fine in health. I am a member of the Contract Award Committee, Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria, I am in search of an agent to assist us in the transfer of (US$27.5M) and subsequent investment in properties in your country. We will require you to do the following for us: (1) Assist in the transfer of the said sum. (2) Advise on lucrative areas for investment. (3) Assist us in purchase of properties. If you decide to render your service to us in this regard, 15% of the total sum will be offerred to you, you can also send me your private telephone and fax for easy commnuication. Also feel free to contact me directly on this email so that we will exchange telephone numbers to be talking to each other in good confidence. This issue took us long time of planning and now it is comfortable to act. Pls, reply to my email urgently ok. Respectfully, Dr. Abdul Rahim