This email with the subject "I AM TRUSTING YOU" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 04 Jan 2007 09:41:55 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was frank obinna < email@example.com >, although it may have been spoofed.
DEAR FRIEND, I AM MR FRANK OBINNA THE DIRECTOR IN CHARGE OF AUDITING AND ACCOUNTING SECTION OF (UNION BANK OF NIGERIA PLC), WITH DUE RESPECT AND REGARD, I HAVE DECIDED TO CONTACT YOU ON A BUSINESS TRANSACTION THAT WILL BE VERY BENEFICIAL TO BOTH OF US AT THE END OF THE TRANSACTION. IN ORDER TO TRANSFER OUT (US$10 MILLION) TEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS FROM ONE OF THE LEADING BANKS IN NIGERIA (UNION BANK OF NIGERIA PLC), I WANT YOU TO LOOK FOR A RELIABLE AND HONEST PERSON WHO WILL BE CAPABLE AND FIT TO RECEIVE THIS MONEY THROUGH THE ASSISTANCE OF A DIPLOMATIC MEASURE. DURING THE COURSE OF OUR AUDITING LAST MONTH, I DISCOVERED A FLOATING FUND IN AN ACCOUNT OPENED IN THE BANK IN 2003 AND SINCE 2006 NOBODY HAS OPERATED ON THIS ACCOUNT AGAIN, AFTER GOING THROUGH SOME OLD FILES, I DISCOVERED THAT THE OWNER OF THE ACCOUNT DID NOT STATES ANY NEXT OF KIN, HENCE THE MONEY IS FLOATING AND IF I DO NOT REMIT THIS MONEY OUT URGENTLY IT WILL BE FORFEITED FOR NOTHING BY OUR MANAGEMENT. THE OWNER OF THIS ACCOUNT IS ONE MR PREGENT DAVIDSON A FOREIGNER, AND AN INDUSTRIALIST, AND NO OTHER PERSON KNOWS ABOUT THIS ACCOUNT OR ANY THING CONCERNING IT, THE ACCOUNT HAS NO OTHER BENEFICIARY AND MY INVESTIGATION PROVED TO ME AS WELL THAT MR PREGENT DAVIDSON UNTIL HIS DISAPEARANCE WAS THE CEO OF DIAMOND SAFARI [PTY]. SA. HOWEVER, I AM REVEALING THIS TO YOU BELIEVING IN GOD THAT YOU WILL NEVER LET ME DOWN WHEN THE MONEY ENTERS YOUR HAND. AT THE CONCLUSION OF THIS BUSINESS, I WILL GIVE TO YOU 40% OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT, WHILE 60% WILL BE FOR ME. AM LOOKING FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU.REPLY ME BACK AT THIS E_MAIL ADDRESS firstname.lastname@example.org YOURSTRULY, MR FRANK OBINNA AUDITOR GENERAL UBN.