This email with the subject "Dearly Beloved" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 12 May 2010 11:21:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mrs Turai Hajiya" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearly Beloved, Compliment of the day, My dear I know this mail will come to you as a surprise since we haven't discused it before, but kindly bear with me at this moment. I have a special reason why I decided to contact you. My situation at hand is miserable but I trust in Almighty God and hope you will be of my help. Meanwhile I want to let you know that i got your email ID from your country chambers of commerceMy name is Mrs. Turai Hajiya Yar'Adu the wife of the Late President of theFederal Republic of Nigeria Late Umaru Yar'Adua the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria who died on the 5th of may 2010. My Husband died after a strong illness of pericarditis. You can read more about my country in the BBC news http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8663824.stm I am constrained to contact you because of my husbands money ($280,000,000 United States Dollars) which only me know about before his death.Federal Republic of Nigeria plans to steal this money because my husband is no longer on sit since the unexpected death of my husband. I decide to seek for your help in transfering this my late husband's funds $280,000,000 United States Dollars. While I will relocate to your country and settle down to invest. I have my husband's evidence to prove which I will give you as soon as you indicated your interest to help me out in this matter. Note: Due to the fact that I am very busy at the moment and mourning my late husband, I will want you to contact our family lawyer federal high court of justice Nigeria if you are interested in order for him to dicuss the bussiness in proper with you. Kindly send your informations such as below your Name..... your Country....... Telephone number..... Sex...................... Age......................... Marital Status.................. you are to send all this informations stated above to our lawyer .D.D ABUTU to email address below CHEIF JUSTICE D.D ABUTU E-Mail: email@example.com Tel:+234-807-542-0960 You will introduce me in any profitable investment venture which you will recommend to me as have no any idea about foreign investment. I am waiting to read your letter today, Yours Sincerely Mrs. Turai Hajiya Yar'Adua Wife of Late Nigeria President