A Scam Email with the Subject "GOOD MORNING.........GET BACK TO ME" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 14 Jun 2010 14:44:06 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr Christopher Adams"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, I am Dr Christopher Adams, chairman tender board committee with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), our duties include evaluation and awards of contract. During which some money emanated from over-invoiced contract executed for the corporation some years back. A foreign firm has long completed this contract and the contractor duly paid. I now seek, if you would permit the surplus to be remitted into your account, as a matter of fact, we are top government officials and we cannot acquire this money in our name, because we are not allowed to operate a foreign account while in service. This is why i am looking for a competent and honest company or individual abroad into whose account the sum of US$12, 000,000.00(Twelve Million United States Dollars Only) will be paid into by telegraphic transfer. Hence i am contacting you. However, i would wish to receive your personal assurance that you would not betray me after the fund must have arrived your account.more importantly, you are to keep this transaction confidential, in order not to tarnish the confidence reposed on me and the officials involved in this transaction. You will be entitled to 20% of this money after the transaction, while 10% will be set aside for expenses that will incur during the course of this transaction while the rest 70% will be for me and the officials involved.Every arrangement towards the successful completion of this transaction has been concluded. Please note that this business is 100% safe and risk free and i hope that the fund arrives your account in latest 10 banking days from the date of the receipt of the following information. 1.YOUR COMPANY'S NAME AND ADDRESS(OPTIONAL) 2.YOUR FULL NAME 3.RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 4.OCCUPATION 5.DATE OF BIRTH 6.NATIONALITY AND SEX 7.CONTACT TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBERS FOR EASY COMMUNICATION The above information will enable me apply for the payment into your account. Be informed that on completion of this business i will travel down to your country for disbursement and i will use part of my money to invest in your country under your care. Best regards, Dr.Christopher Adams Tel:+234-7023274343