A Scam Email with the Subject "For your immediate attention." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 06 Jan 2007 08:50:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Mrs Amina Shettima <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, My name is Hajia Amina Shettima Mohammed Bulama the eldest wife of Shettima Mohammed Bulama who was the est. while managing director of the Bank of the North Nig. Plc I am contacting you in a benevolent spirit; utmost confidence and trust to enable us provide a solution to a money transfer of $12M that is presently the last resort of my family. My husband has just been retired from office and has also been placed under survelience of which he can not travel out of the country for now due to allegations levelled against him while in office as the Managing director of the Bank of the north Nig. Plc of which he is facing litigations right now. You may be quite surprised at my sudden contact to you but do not despair, I got your contact from a business site on the internet and following the information I gathered about you, I was convinced that you could be of assistance to me. So decided to contact you at once due to the urgency required for us to immediately transfer the said funds out of the country. During the time my husband was with the bank he made several loans to various oil firms and in return he was given various sums as gratifications. If you are conversant with my country news, you would understand better. During this period my husband was able to make some good money for himself and kept in a finance firm's account as personal effects. The sum of US$12M (Twelve Mllion United States Dollars) was kept in a Finance firm as peronal effects. No names were used to lodge in the consignment containing the funds. Instead he used SPECIAL REFERENCE CODE (SRC) and declared the contents as Bearer Bonds and Treasury Bills. Also the firm issued him with a certificate of deposit of the consignment. Note that I have these information in my custody. Right now, my husband has asked me to negotiate with a fontier who would assist us lay claim to the funds, as the eldest wife of my husband, I believe that I owe the entire family an obligation to ensure that the US$12M is successfully transferred abroad for safty and investment purpose. With the present situation, I cannot do it all by myself, it is based on this that I am making this contact with you. I have done a thorough homework and fine-tuned the best way to create you as the beneficiary to the funds and effect the transfer of the ownership to you accordingly. It is rest assured that the modalities I have resolved to finalize the entire project guarantees our safety and the successful transfer of the funds.So, you will be absolutely right when you say that this project is risk free and viable. If you are capable and willing to assist,contact me at once via this email for more details. Believe me, there is no one else we can trust again. All my husband’s friends have deserted us after exploiting us on the pretence of trying to help my husband. As it is said, it is at the time of problems that you know your true friends. So long as you keep everything to yourself, we would definitely have no problems. For your assistance, I am ready to give you as much as 20% of the total funds after confirmation in your possession and invest a reasonable percentage into any viable business you may suggest. Please, I need your assistance to make this happen and please do not undermine it because it will also be a source of up liftment to you also. You have absolutely nothing to loose in assisting us instead, you have so much to gain. I will appreciate if you can contact me at once via my receiving e-mail:email@example.com address Awaiting your urgent and positive response. Thanks and God be with you, Hajia(Mrs) Amina Shettima Bulama. NB:FOR RE-CONFIRMATION PURPOSE YOU CAN VISIT THE FOLLOWING LOCAL NEWSPAPER SITES FOR YOUR PERUSAL; http://www.vanguardngr.com/articles/2002/southwest/sw316122003.html http://www.thisdayonline.com/archive/2002/01/15/20020115mog02.html http://www.vanguardngr.com/articles/2002/nationalx/nr406032004.html. __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com