This email with the subject "From G.N.P.C" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 29 May 2010 21:54:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Patrick Adams" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Welcome to the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Accra, Ghana-west Africa. Attention: I am (Patrick Adams) Director of Administration in the above mentioned Corporation. My primary assignment in the corporation is to award contracts that have been approved by the government. In the course of awarding these contracts for there fabrication/ refurbishment of the nation refinery, the contract which was awarded to an expatriate was inflated to the tune of $13,700,000.00USD. Iam seeking your indulgence and assistance in having this amount remitted to your account for investment purposes. There is absolutely no liability, be it civil, criminal or financial on your part. we have resolved to compensate you with 27% commission for your assistance in having this fund transferred to your account for investment purposes. This transaction is being executed with the blessing of executives in government and in the Oil ministry. More details will be forwarded to you, should I receive a positive response from you. Looking forward to having a healthy and lucrative business relationship with you. Thank you in advance for your corporation Yours Sincerely,Director, Finance and Corporate Mr,Patrick Adams !!!Director of Administration (GNPC) Accra Ghana.