This email with the subject "HELLO." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 12 Jul 2004 11:08:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "anthonykanayo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, Good Day, Before i proceed, i must say that I am very sorry for jumping into your private mail box, there was no other safe way to contact you. I got your email address surfing the internet, i do not know you, but hope to meet a trust-worthy friend My name is Major Anthony P. Kanayo., a very close and personal assistance to the late Head of State of Nigeria, who died in Office in 1998. During my boss rule, some persons in the now ruling political parties (PDP) were charged with felony in the court of jurisdiction and those found guilty were consequently jailed. Now as a retaliatory measure on all that served under the Late Head of State of regime and late Head of state family itself, they are all out to seize, destroy and confiscate all perceived and suspected wealth, estate, companies etc that has to do with my late boss since this wealth where acquired through some the late head of state private deals. Few days before the death of my boss, I was mandated to deposit some GOLD in a security company, since i was his chief personal assistance in one of the Europes States and to be precise Holland only came back to meet the death of my boss and this they have not discovered. Right now, my accounts has been frozen , my compaines have been taken away from me and finally my cars has been seized. To avoid seizure of this gold if discovered, my lawyer (BARRISTER KOFI A BASIL) advised me to open a correspondence with someone who can help us evacuate the GOLD to a safe place and change ownership (ON TRUST) till we conclude with the buyer of the gold. I am ready to cede some portion to you consequent upon an agreement signed by an attorney. If you are capable and trusted, and it touches your mind to assist a fellow human that has been subjected to a different tortures and humiliation, my children especially, my family are suffering because of this reason. It is like hell now for my me and family, leaving a life of not been sure of tomorrow. My wife has been very sick and needs proper medical attention which i can not afford now, i love my wife so much and can not afford to loss her. I have been feeding my family with the help of my attorney who wouldn't have done all this for me, if i had nothing.I need to move out of this country immediately the gold is sold money transfered into your account. Please quickly send an email to my attorney, Barrister Kofi Basil indicating your interest to assist. Any questions you may have should be directed to him. His email address. email@example.com PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING. (1).The worth of the GOLD is 39.5 M Euros (2).We shall cede 30% worth of the GOLD to you for your urgent and kind assistance. (3). Your presence will be required at the security company ,Change of ownership will be done in at the high court and other required process will as well follow. (4) My attorney has been able to make contact with buyer. The buyer is ready to pay immediately we deliver this gold to him. (5). It will only take 7days to complete with the change of ownership, fill and sign all the necessary form in at the security company. My attorney has made contact with a buyer, who is ready to pay cash as soon as we deliver the gold. Please this communication is confidential . It is only in the known of the attorney ,you and me. While expecting your urgent response, i will inform my attorney about you,as you send him a mail. Please accept my sincere greetings onces again. God bless you and family Best Regards, Major Anthony Kanayo. __________________________________________________________________ Tiscali ADSL libera la velocita'! Attiva Senza Canone entro il 12 luglio: navighi a 1,5 euro l'ora per i primi 3 mesi,se scegli il modem e' tuo in comodato gratuito e in piu' hai gratis SuperMail per 12 mesi. Non aspettare, attivala subito! http://abbonati.tiscali.it/adsl/prodotti/640Kbps/