This email with the subject "Urgent Transaction!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 02 Nov 2010 17:15:05 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Isa Adamu"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF BARR. ISA ADAMU ADDRESS: 1 COMMUNITY ROAD SATE LITE TOWN OFF BGR EXPRESS WAY LAGOS NIGERIA. TEL: +234-709-140-5405 Dear Sir/Madam, For this letter is strictly personal, intimate and confidential. Forgive this unusual manner of contacting you, but this particular letter is of exceptional and very private nature. There is absolutely going to be a great doubt and distrust in your heart in respect of this email, coupled with the fact that so many miscreants have taken possession of the Internet to facilitate their nefarious deeds, thereby making it extremely difficult for genuine and legitimate business class persons to get attention and recognition. I am Isa Adamu a solicitor at law. I am the Personal Attorney to Mr.Daniel A.Overman , a National of your Country, who has lived in Nigeria for many years, and whom here in after shall be referred to as my client. On Sunday, 2 February, 2003, my client, his wife and their two children were involved in Ikeja bomb blast and lost their lives.I have contacted you to assist in repatriating most specially, the money left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposits were lodged. Particularly, the Wema Bank Plc where the deceased had an account valued at about $14.7million dollars has issued me a notice to provide the Next of kin, or have the account confiscated. I seek your consent to present you as the Next of kin of the deceased since you are a foreign person so that the proceeds of this account valued at $14.7million dollars can be paid to you, as my clients Next of Kin, and then we can share the amount on a mutual agreed percentage. All legal documents to back up your claim as the deceased Next of Kin, will be provided. All I require is your cooperation to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee you that this transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please get back to me to enable us discuss further about this transaction.Meanwhile,view this website:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/2718295.stm IF YOU ARE WILLING TO ASSIST IN THIS TRANSACTION PLS REPLY TO THIS EMAIL: email@example.com Best regards, Isa Adamu.