This email with the subject "From: Mr Shehu Garba." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 26 Jul 2007 00:53:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr Shehu Garba. <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mr Shehu Garba. Personal Assistant To The Formaer Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Lagos, Nigeria PHONE: +234-805-311-7571 Email: email@example.com Good Day, I am Mr. Shehu Garba, the personal assistant to the former vice president of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.My boss has mandated me to look for a foreign partner that will assist him in safeguarding the sum of Thirteen Million Three Hundred Thousand Euros Only (Euros13, 300,000.00), being part of the money earmarked for his April 2007 presidential campaign/election. The fund was deposited secretly in a security firm overseas, Europe to be precise, by me on his behalf but unfortunately the money was not used before the election. Now he intends to invest the money into Real Estate, Stocks and some other profitable businesses in your country based on your advice. I will disclose to you the other details when I receive your consent to assist us. You will be expected to keep 20% of the total amount as your own share for your assistance. And note that this transaction is legitimate, risk free and confidential and must NOT be disclosed to a third party. Finally, if this proposal is acceptable to you, please contact me immediately via my private e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call me on my direct mobile number: +234-805-311-7571 for further directives I will be grateful if you could disclose your private telephone numbers in your reply for easy communication. Regards, Mr. Shehu Garba.