A Scam Email with the Subject "THANKS FOR YOUR EFFORT, YOUR COMPENSATION/CONTACT MY LAWYER(FROM JAMES OBI" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 13 Feb 2008 18:06:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Barrister Jubril Ahmed" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I'm happy to inform you about my success in getting the fund transferred to a Swiss Account with the cooperation of a new partner from South America who is an international business man.Presently I'm in far away South America for investment projects with my own share of the total sum. Meanwhile, I did not forget your past effort and attempts to assist me in transferring those funds despite the fact thatyou did see to the end and actualisation of this transaction some how that is why I decided to compensate you with the sum of USD$800 000 00(Eight hundred thousand United sates dolllars only) and I have to this effect raise a draftto that tune with my bank here in Nigeria for onward transmission to you. You are to get in contact with my lawyer who will assist you in ensuring that necessary action are taking to ensure the smooth release of the fund from my bank to you as quick as posible.Now contact my Lawyer through his email addresses and information below Name: Barrister Jubril Ahmed Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +234-1-4740415 Let him know that i asked you to contact him to assist you in ensuring that fund totalling $800,000.00 (Eight Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) which I kept for your compensation with my bank is transfered to you nominated account or or address for all the past efforts and attempts to assist me in this matter. Please do let me know immediately you receive it so that we can share the joy and cherish this glorious moment after all the rough patches wehave been through at that time. In the moment, I am very busy here because of the investment projects which I and the new partner are having at hand. Do get in touch with him as advised immediately for more clarification on the steps to enhancing the swift release of te fund to you and instruct him where to send the money to you. He is such a busy man and you are advised to give to him every cooperation he may require from you. Regards, Mr. James Obi