A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM: Mr. Michael A. Arokodare, (NNPC Chief Accountant):" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:48:01 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was M_AROKODARE@agnesb.fr, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: Mr. Michael A. Arokodare, (NNPC Chief Accountant): Date: 15th DEC. 2011. Confidential Business Proposal. Dear Sir, Having consulted with my colleagues and based on the information gathered about you, which I have the privilege to request for your assistance to transfer the sum of US$15,200,000.00 (Fifteen Million Two Hundred Thousand United States dollars) into your accounts. The above sum is an over-invoiced resulted from contract already executed and commissioned, of course foreign contractors has been paid a month ago. This action was however intentional and since then the fund has been in our suspense account in Central Bank of Nigeria. We are now ready to transfer the above fund overseas and that is where you come in. It is important to inform you that as civil servants, we are forbidden to operate a foreign account; that is why we require your assistance. The total sum will be shared as follows: 70% for us, 25% for you and 5% for local and international expenses incidental to the transfer. The transfer is risk free on both sides. I am an accountant with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). If you find this proposal acceptable, we shall require the following documents: (a) Your Full Name and Address. (b) Your private telephone, Mobile numbers for our easy communication. (c) Your letter-headed paper stamped and signed. (d) the Copy of your Identification (Passport/Drivers License) Alternatively we will furnish you with the text of what to type into your letter-headed paper, along with a breakdown explaining, comprehensively what we require of you. The business will take us ten (10) working days to accomplish. Please contact me with my private email (email@example.com) only. Always call me on this telephone. +234-8039205446: once you send mail. Best regards Mr. Michael A. Arokodare. My security line: +234-8039205446. (24hours)