This email with the subject "Urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 02 May 2010 16:29:05 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was JOHN MENSAH <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good day. How are you and your family, hope fine in health. I am Dr/Mrs. Elizabeth parker, member of the Contract Award Commission, Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, West Africa ; I am in search of an agent to assist us in the transfer of (US$24.5M) 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, 20% of the total sum will be offered to you, and you can also send me your private telephone number and fax for easy communication.
Also feel free to contact me directly on this email(email@example.com) so that we will exchange telephone numbers to enable us talking to each other in good confidence.
This issue took us long time of planning and now it is comfortable to act.
Please, reply to my email urgently. Respectfully,
Dr/Mrs. Elizabeth Parker.
National Secretary Contract Award Commission
Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources