A Scam Email with the Subject "Urgent Transaction!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 08 Mar 2007 04:03:49 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "senatormusa1" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From The Desk of :SenatorJubril musa Nigeria Senate Committee On Contract Review Panel (S.C.C.R.P). Please Reply To:email@example.comAttention:Managing Director, We write to solicit your assistance in an urgent business transaction, which we are prosecuting under condition of strict confidentiality. We got your contact through the Nigeria. Chamber of Commerce and Industries (NCC), Your creditability to handle a transaction of this magnitude, which requires confidentiality, was confirmed accordingly.We are top government officials and currently members of the Federal Government of Nigeria Senate Committee on Contract Review Panel (S.C.C.R.P).In order to commence this business, we solicit your assistance to enable us transfer into your account the sum of US$62.5M (Sixty Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand U.S. Dollars) only. The source of these fund is as follows: During the last Military Regime here in Nigeria the official of that Government set-up companies and awarded themselves and their cohorts,contracts which were grossly over-invoiced in various ministries. As part of its inaugural policy, the present Civilian Government set up a Senate Committee Contract Review Panel, a panel in which we are members. In the course of our investigation, we identified a lot of over-inflated contract funds, which are presently floating in the Apex Paying Bank ready for payment to any contractors with formal genuine claim. However, by virtue of our position as public servants and members of this panel, we can not acquire these funds in our name. Therefore, we require the assistance of a sincere foreign partner hence this email letter.We are interested in the transfer of the said sum of US$62.5M. We have agreed amongst ourselves to share the total funds thus:-(1)25% for our foreign partner (you). (2) 65% for us (the officials) (3) 10% to be used in setting taxation and all incidental (local and foreign) expenses. Thus, we have worked out the modalities of the prosecution of this transaction, which meet all legal and administrative requirements in our country, and those of international arbitration. We hope to conclude this transaction within seven (7) banking days and commence the transfer of funds.To enable us commence the prosecution of this transaction, we require from you the following urgently by email (1) Re-confirm weather to use your company name or your name as the beneficiary. (2) Your company address (3)Your bank name and address (4) Your account number and account name (if any) (5) Your telephone and fax numbers or any other relevantinformation you may deem helpful.With the above information, we shall use your company name or your name to re-award the contract, put up letters of claim and apply for payment. Note that your account in question may need not have money in it. The most important thing is the ability of the account to receive the incoming funds. We are looking forward to doing business with you. Please acknowledge the receipt of this email weather in acceptance or not to enable us to know the next step of action.
Please,Kindly direct your response to my private email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Regards. Senator Jubril musa Senate Committee on Contract Review Panel (S.C.C.R.P). Urgent Transaction! ___________________________________________________________________________ Your email is totally virus secure by MenaNet AntiVirus. Tired of spam? Get advanced, send spam emails to MenaNet.AntiSpam@menanet.net to be protected by MenaNet AntiSpam. http://www.menanet.net