This email with the subject "Mr . Nelson John." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 03 Dec 2005 12:09:43 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Nelson John. <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Greetings, I got your contact from our country's chamber of commerce, mines, Agriculture and Industry. Through my research, I discovered that your company is a very good reputable company, and your personality encourages me a lot that what's prompted me to introduce you this business opportunity. I am NELSON JOHN, it is true that we have never meet each other before and I believe that this name sounds strange to you, do not see this letter as a junk or one of the Internet scam mails because everything I am going to tell you here has prove and evidence and we believe that only time will confirm. I don’t know how familiar you are with the recent events that befall the president of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. I am personal financial secretary to late first lady of federal republic of Nigeria late Mrs. Stella Obasanjo who died in Spanish hospital on early hour of 22nd of Oct 2005, Please to read more about the un-sudden death of late Mrs. Stella, please visit: www.thisdayonline.com or www.vanguardngr.com I am writing this letter in confidence that we should have a mutual understanding on this news I am going to pass across to you, On several occasion I travelled out side the country with the late first lady, we normally move a huge amount of money out of the country through her diplomatic immunity coverage as the first lady, our luggage’s are not been search by any law enforcement agency at the airport, our last trip to Spain on 21st Oct, 2005, we travel with a sum of $17 million US dollars which she intended to invest in Spain because we normally travel to Spain for her body surgery. Right now, I am writing you, I am in position of this fund and only me knows everything about this fund and it’s arrangement, our arrangement is that the luggage contained the mention money will be deposited to a security company in Spain and after her medication, that is on Tuesday, she will make arrangement to meet some people for the investment purposes, I took the consignment to the security company and deposit it with her name and on Sunday morning, the doctor called me and said that she is dead, I couldn’t believe it, I have to call the president and pass the information to him. Right now i want you to stand as her business associate. Now, nobody knows anything about this money, and I want to present you now as the beneficiary and present to you the full details of the consignment so that we can go on for the claim. I don’t want anybody to have a trace on this consignment, I have the deposit certificate and shipment airway bill of the consignment with me now, Please, I consider this something I will do alone to avoid suspicious since the management of the company knows nothing about it, Please I am in Nigeria now, if you are interested to assist me, kindly send to me now your private phone number and address so that I will call you for further discussion, This is highly confidential. I believe you will not expose this information to anybody. Here is my private contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Mr.NELSON JOHN.