A Scam Email with the Subject "DEAR SIR,URGENT &CONFIDENTIAL PROPOSAL FOR YOU." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:21:22 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr. John Ego" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dr. John Ego
Chairman, Contract Review Committee
Federal Ministry of Aviation
My name is Dr. John Ego, the Chairman of the newly inaugurated Contract Review committee for the Federal Ministry of Aviation(FMA) here in Nigeria. I have the pleasure of requesting your assistance of partnering with us in this business proposal herein below;
The Federal Government of Nigeria intends to privatize the 4 major Airports in Nigeria so as to make it more viable, resourceful and to eliminate undue wastage and fraud in the Aviation Sector. This privatization is in-line with the recommendations of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a prerequisite for future financial assistance to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Federal Ministry of Aviation(FMA) are heavily indebted to many companies and my committee has the mandate (task) of compiling the names of these companies and debt owed them and also recommend for payment, for all contracts that have been fully executed . With our position in the committee, which comprises of the FEDERAL MINISTRY OF AVIATION(FMA), FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE (FMF) and CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA(CBN) Senior Officials , we have successfully secured for ourselves, the sum of US$ 15,231,000 (Fifteen Million Two Hundred and Thirty One Thousand United States Dollars only) and this amount was derived from deliberate over-inflation of the actual contract values owe by the Ministry. I was mandated in trust by members of my committee, to seek a foreign partner into whose account we could transfer this over-inflated sum of US$ 15,231,000 (Fifteen Million Two Hundred and Thirty One Thousand United States Dollars
(1) Your Name OR company name and full addresses, Telephone and Fax Number
(2) Your bank's name, Address, phone and fax number, Account name and Account Number, also your Bank Swift Code, IBAN or ABA Numbers.
The above stated requirements will enable us apply and procure the necessary legal documentations for approvals and transfer of the payment to your account and the approvals will be procured from the involved Government offices like FEDERAL MINISTRY OF AVIATION, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, OFFICE OF THE ACCOUNTANT-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION and this process may take between 7-10 working days.
We are looking forward to doing this business with you and solicit absolute confidentiality from you in this transaction.
Dr. John Ego