A Scam Email with the Subject "BUSINESS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 08 Mar 2006 01:30:30 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Adams" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BUSINESS My Dear I am Mr. Tony Adams contacting you today for a business which would be of immense benefit to you please this proposal is not a scam rather a reality which you will letter seen as we proceed. I am a consultant based in Nigeria West Africa. I represent Mrs. Mariam Abacha, Wife of the late president of Nigeria, General Sani Abacha who died on the 8th of July 1998 while in power She hasinstructed me to locate a foreigner who would act as her fund manager and partner. I want you to contact me immediately so that we can proceed with the business. She wishes to invest the sum of $15 million overseas and needs somebody to manage this investment on her behalf, She is now sick for past three mounths. As you know, assets worth several million dollars belonging to Her family have been confiscated by the present Nigerian government so this project is top secret and you should not reveal it to anyone. You should also bear in mind that your assistance is needed to transfer and secure this fund for the investment, She propose a commission of 20% (twenty percent) of the total sum to you for the expected service and assistance. You response is highly needed so as to stop further contact. I hope this will be the beginning of a prosperous relationship between her family and your family. Nevertheless if you are for any reason not interested, kindlyinform me immediately so that I will start looking for another contact.I also require your private phone and fax numbers for easy communication. phone: +234 803 790 8177 I am waiting for your quick response. Regards Mr. Adams