A Scam Email with the Subject "REQUIRED FOR URGENT ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 27 Nov 2005 04:48:31 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Bumi Johnny Akinkugbe." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTENTION!!!!!! Sir/Madam, REQUIRED FOR URGENT ASSISTANCE I got to know you in my search for reputable person /company to assist me in an urgent business deal requiring utmost trust and confidentiality. I am Mr. Bumi Johnny Akinkugbe a staff and secretary of the ministry of women affaire And the office of the first lady of the Federal of Republic of Nigeria. The deal is about helping me to transfer a huge some of amount ($ 25 million us dollars) belonging to the late wife of the Nigeria head of state Chief Mrs. Stella Obasanjo. This said funds was kept on my care, that after her tenure in the office, I will be entitling to 20% of these said funds and this said funds is unknown to any members of the ministry. And this said funds is been kept in one my family friend companies account in Netherlands and Canada and since the death of the first lady Mrs. Stella Obasnjo, My family friend as been worrying me to art fast, that he can not longer accommodate these said funds in his company account any longer. Please, I want you to kindly assist me to transfer the said funds into your account For now. And you will be entitling to 20% of the said funds. I want you to know that this transaction involved no risk whatsoever and you will be Dealing directly with my family friend that the said funds are laying on his account. Please send your correspondence to: email@example.com Looking forward to your urgent reply. My Best Regards, Mr. Bumi Johnny Akinkugbe.