This email with the subject "GUARANTY TRUST BANK PLC." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 24 Feb 2007 08:00:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MR.TAYO ADERINOKUN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF :MR TAYO ADERINOKUN GUARANTY TRUST BANK PLC. reply to : email@example.com Greetings! 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. There is no way for me to know whether I will be properly understood, but it is my duty to write and reach out to you. For I know that you can be trusted to handle this project effectively without making me regret. I am the managing director of the Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, where I am also a Director of Project Implementation. In recent past, a contract was awarded by the Nigerian Government to a foreign firm(Company name witheld) in which the cost was over-invoiced deliberately to favour us. Now, we want to get the funds out of the remittance department of the Guaranty Trust bank into your provided account within one week from now and a specific amount will be given to you for your assistance and efforts when this fund have been successfully remitted into your nominated bank account, the amount in question is witheld at this time. Trust is definitely the most noble trait in the world, and I urge you to trust my sincerity and the word of a simple and humble person of faith, who in the name of love for her equals is willing to accomplish the task of doing business with a trusted and transparent person. It is up to you to decide whether this letter deserves your trust and confidentiality. If it does, send your reply to :firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for accommodating my enquiry. Best personal regards. MR.TAYO ADERINOKUN