A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM: Senator Haruna Garba." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 7 Dec 2004 06:29:04 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "SENATOR HARUNA GARBA" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: Senator Haruna Garba. REPLY TO:email@example.com My name is Senator Haruna Garba, the chairman of the Senate committee on Pension,insurance and manpower development in the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I am writing you to earnestly Solicit for your assistance in helping to receive some sum of money into your account for safe keeping. I got your e-mail address through an internet marketing firm while searching for a reliable and reputable person to handle this transaction. THE PROPOSITION: We have the sum of US$29,000,000.00 (Twenty Nine Million Dollars) that we intend to transfer overseas through theassistance of a foreign partner. This money came as a result of Over provision in the budget for unclaimed pension and accident insurance. This over provision was done by my committee, but all payments have been made to beneficiaries leaving behind the over budgeted amount which amounts toUS $29,000,000.00 which is deposited in the Nigeria Deposit Bank here in Nigeria. I have agreed to transfer the funds overseas for my campaign funding and other investment purposes, private use and for investment purposes with your help. I am contacting you therefore, to stand in as the beneficiary to process this fund into your custody. As soon as you consent to this I will immediately send you title documents to the fund in your name so you can make claim for it. I will provide you with 30% for assisting us and 10% to be set aside for reimbursement,for expenses that may arise during the process of concluding the transaction. The fund shall be transferred to you legally in accordance to all laid down procedures governing transfer of funds. I have perfected all modalities for the successful transfer of this money to you as the beneficiary. Finally, I have to reassure you that this transaction is 100% risk free and should be kept absolutely confidential. Presently, you can reach me by return mail, you should also include your telephone numbers if any, for secured communication between us. Thank you for your anticipated cooperation. I await your response. Also Note that we need to conclude this transaction before the end of next month as we can still make payments on last years budget till this time. Best Regards, Senator Haruna Garba.