Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Mr. Gabriel Johnson <>

This email with the subject "COMPLY WITH THIS BUSINESS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 22 May 2007 21:25:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Mr. Gabriel Johnson <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend 
I Am Mr.G. Johnson the Manager, Bills And Exchange at the Foreign Remittance Department in a Bank.  
Actually, I have a very urgent & confidential Business Proposition for you & for our overall mutual 
interest.On the 6th of March 2001, our Customer, an American National, late Michael R. Canty, an 
Oil Merchant / Contractor with the Federal Government of Nigeria, deposited, a valued amount of 
US$32Million in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarded address 
but got no reply. After a month we sent a reminder, & finally we discovered from his contract 
employers NNPC, that late Michael R. Canty , until his death six years ago in a ghastly terrorist 
attack to American Airlines Flight 11, from Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles, California, 
crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center (WTC) with 86 people on board. All occupants 
of the Aeroplane unfortunately lost their lives. On further nvestigation, I found out that he did 
not leave a WILL and all attempts to trace his Next of kin were ruitless. I therefore made further 
investigation and discovered that late Michael R. Canty ,did not declare any Next of kin in all his 
official documents.
This sum US$32Million is still floating in the bank and the interest is being rolled over with the 
principal sum at the end of each year. No one will come forward to claim it. According to Nigerian 
Laws, at the expiration of 7years, the money will revert to the Ownership of the 
Nigerian Government if nobody applies to claim the funds. Consequently,my proposal is that i will 
like you as a foreigner to stand in as a Next of kin of late Michael R. Canty . This is simple. All 
I require is your honest and co-operation to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that this 
will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. I 
will want you to send to me on your return email the following information for the transfer in our 
1. Your full names as the Beneficiary of the Fund. 
2. Your contact address. 
3. Your private phone and fax numbers,  
Let's consider that our ratio of sharing will be as stated Thus; 
1. I as the Originator of the Fund will take 50% of the transferable Fund. 
2. You as the Manager of the Fund will take 50% of the transferable Fund. 
Most importantly, CONFIDENTAILITY as what I saw as the life wire to the success of the transfer of 
this Fund must have to be emulated between you and me. You have to use this media to promise me 
that you will not in anyway expose the content of this transaction to anybody be it your Friends, 
Colleagues and Co-Workers.
I will also want you to send your reply to this email ( as soon as you get 
this mail to enable us discuss on the modalities and processes for success of this transaction. 
Thanks for your anticipated cooperation and understanding. 
I wait for your kind response.Thanks And Remain blessed. 
Mr. G Johnson.