A Scam Email with the Subject "DR.JAMES ERIC." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 04 Apr 2006 07:16:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "DR.JAMES ERIC." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DR.JAMES ERIC. E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org Attn;president/ceo RE: TRANSFER OF US$22,000,000 INTO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT I am DR.JAMES ERIC, Telex/Money transfer Director of Nigeria apex Bank (Central Bank Of Nigeria). Since my assumption of office on appointment by the present Democratic Government, I have been able to ream the image of this Nation by offsetting most over duecontract sums owed by the Federal Government of Nigeria to foreign contractors in the past years. On the process of these payments, I discovered through investigation that my predecessor attempted to move out the above-mentioned sum outside Nigeria but was unable as he was removed out of office unaware, Now, I have concluded all necessary arrangements for the smooth transfer of the money to your account on trust.Contacting you on this issue became imperative owing to recommendations through an acceptance of your good integrity and trustworthiness as I came across in your particulars through a Foreigner who describe as an honest man. The fund originated from the balance of anover-invoiced sum of which the principal sum hadbeenpaid to foreign company that executed the contract some years ago. This fund has been floating in a suspense account with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)for a long period of time and I as the Director ofTelex/Money Transfer Department of CBN in the courseof my duty discovered this fund and decided to transfer it outside Nigeria through a trustworthy partner who will share the fund with me on 40% to 60% basis.Therefore, what is required from you is to forward in your confidential bank particulars where this fund will be transferred. As you will have 40% of the 22million US dollars after a successful transfer into your account abroad, part of my 60% will be usedon importation of valuable goods and purchasing of cars through you in Nigeria. Note: that this transaction is risk free and will be concluded within 14 working days and the money be remitted into your account. Please contact me on this e-mail address(email@example.com]. Also send me your telephone/fax numbers if you have. Also include your street address. Please if you are interested in this proposal, as well as if not, do not hesitate to let me know in time. Thanks in advance for a mutual and fruitful business association. Truly yours DR.JAMES ERIC.