This email with the subject "Confidential Transfer Of Funds" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 02 Apr 2006 16:17:15 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Dr Abu Maraha Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
I am Mr.Abu Maraha Johnson,A director of for contracts award and review Department with the Nigeria Petroleum Refining Company. (NPRC). I am contacting you on this business of transferring the sum of Twenty Five Million United States Dollars ($25M)) into a safe foreign account and the need is very urgent.
got your contact from MY Personal search and it is through the internet with business trust that made me to contact you on this matter. I write to solicit for your assistance to receive this money on my behalf. A consortium of foreign contractors generated this money from an over invoice contract sum for contracts that were executed in my corporation (NPRC). I am contacting you to assist me transfer and receive this money because as a civil servant, I an not permitted to own foreign accounts due to civil service code of conduct here in my country Nigeria . Also the fund must be transferred abroad because foreign contractor executed the contracts originally.
After the transfer is done, 30% of this sum would be for you as compensation for your assistance in transferring this money, 10% would be used to reimburse the expenses made during the processing of the transfer by both parties, while 60% is for me.I will arrange to travel to meet with you immediately after the successful conclusion of the transfer; the 60% share of mine will be used for investment overseas.If you are interested I will require your banking information as mentioned below:
1. Name to be used as the beneficiary and beneficiary's address
2. Your private and confidential telephone and fax number (s)
3. Your bank name, bank address, bank telephone and fax number(s)
4. Or if you are comfortable with providing you existing account, you can within the shortest possible time, confidentially open an entirely new (virgin) account for the transaction if there is need for it.
I hope to conclude this business within the next 14 working days.Looking forward to your anticipated and urgent positive response.it would be best to respond by my email,I encourage you to maintain absolute confidentiality over the transaction for our mutual benefit.
Best regards,Dr Abu Maraha Johnson