This email with the subject "Re:REGARDING BUSINESS PROPOSAL(please read carefully)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 03 Nov 2010 17:27:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Antony Marquis QC"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, Pardon my intrusion into your privacy like this, but the Circumstances warrant that I do so. I am barrister.Antony Marquis based here in London;iam a lawyer/consultant to a renowned Africa politician chief Tony Anenih,Former Minister of Works and Housing in his country. Please read profile of my client on this website: http://www.pipl.com/directory/people/Tony/Anenih. My Client is currently facing corruption indictment in the hands of the judiciary of his country and therefore enjoined me to carry out this task on his behalf due to the fact his international passport has been seized after questioning him in the wake of a complaint of corrupt practices lodged.His passport was seized and a letter was sent to the immigration authorities of his country alerting them that he cannot leave the country. His movements are being continously monitored. In the light of the above circumstances,My client,Chief Tony Anenih want me to transfer $7,000.000.00 USD (Seven million United States Dollars) from his offshore bank account with Old Mutual Bank plc,Lambeth hill branch London out of UK as soon as possible as a result of his political allegations.We look for a reliable and honest person who is capable of doing this all-important business transaction with us. He has shown proofs to me which I have verified professionally that his claims are true and not terrorism sponsorship nor drug monies, and that he actually have a certain large sum of money in cash with old mutual asset and security management house here in London. My client have requested that I source for a reliable and capable foreigner to act as his partner who will help claim these funds from old mutual pending his freedom from the political indictment proceedings. My client,Chief Tony Anenih intend to invest these fund in Real Estate or any other lucrative Business in the area related to your field.(subject to a close study of feasibility expected to be supplied). At the conclusion of this business, you will be given 10% of the total amount and also be given the position of ceo to oversee the business activities.Every terms and conditions concerning this will be legally documented. Kindly reply back to me should you wish to be a partner in this. Awaiting your prompt response. Sincerely yours, Antony Marquis qc. Mob: +4470 3593 0772