A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM MR.OCHA DOUGLAS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 29 Nov 2006 11:38:12 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Mr.Douglas Ocha <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM MR.OCHA DOUGLAS LAGOS- NIGERIA. Dear Sir, I am soliciting your confidence in this business, this is because of its nature as being utterly confidential and top secret. Though, I know that a business of this sort will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that this transaction is 100% safe. I have decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction as we have been reliably informed of your discreetness and reliability in executing businesses and or transactions. Let me start by introducing myself properly to you. I am Mr. Ocha Douglas, Credit Officer with the Union Bank Plc. I came to know you in my private search for a reliable and reputable person to handle this confidential transaction, which involves the transfer of huge sum of money to a foreign account requiring maximum confidence. THE PROPOSITION: A foreigner, Late Engr. Tomo Haryanto, an international oil dealer with the government of Nigeria During the regime of the late General Sanni Abacha deposited the sum of U$10.5million dollars with our bank here in Nigeria, up till then i did not heard from him not , until when we received a news that he was involved in tsunami disaster in Asia that kill thousands of indonesia's, include one of our Bank customer Mr.Haryanto. He Banked with us at UNION BANK , Lagos and had a closing balance as at the end of September, 2002 till date worth over $10,500,000.00 (Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars ), the bank now expects a next of kin as beneficiary. Valuable efforts have been made by the UNION BANK , to get in touch with any of the Tomo's family or relatives but to no success. It is because of the perceived possibility of not being able to locate any of Engr. Tomo Haryanto next of kin (He had no wife or children that is known to us). The management under the influence of our Chairman and members of the Board of Directors, that arrange has been made for the fund to be declared unclaimed and subsequently be donated to the trust fund for arms and ammunitions to further enhanced the course of war in Africa and the world in general. In order to avert this negative development, some of my trusted colleagues and I now seek your permission to have you stand as next of kin to late Engr. Tomo. so that the fund $10,5m will be released and paid to into your account as the Beneficiary's next of kin. All documents and proves to enable get This fund will be carefully worked out. We have secured from the Probate an order of mandamus to locate any of the deceased Beneficiaries, and more so we are assuring you that the business is 100% risk free involvement. Your share stays while the rest be for Myself and my colleagues for investment purpose. The sharing of the funds will be based According to agreement within Both parties. As soon as we receive an acknowledgement of receipt of This message in acceptance of our mutual business proposal, we would Furnish you with the necessary modalities and disbursement ratio to Suit both parties without any conflict. If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not take undue advantage of the trust we have bestowed in you. PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO SEND ME YOUR FULL NAME AND CONFIDENTIAL TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER/YOUR AGE AND OCCUPATION IN YOUR REPLY TO THIS LETTER FOR MORE DETAILS. Best Regards. Ocha Douglas