This email with the subject "Good Day Dear Friend." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 09 Nov 2006 03:26:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Femi Gigado <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MR. Femi Gigado ACOUNTANT OFFICER OF AFRICA DEVELOPMENT BANK. 35 MARINE STREET VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS. Our REF:ADB/20011XB83308/009 Dear Friend. My name is Mr Femi Gigado, ACOUNTANT OFFICER OF AFRICA DEVELOPMENT BANK. I am pleased to inform you about my interest to use your Bank account for a deposit of $7.5million with the Bank. It may surprise you,but just give me your attention pls. An AMERICAN Oil consultant/contractor with the Nigerian National petroleum Corporation, made a numbered time (Fixed) Deposit for twelve calendar months,valued at US$7.5million (seven million five hundred thousand Dollars) with African Development Bank since the year 2000. Ever since then,a routine notification has been sent several times to him, without reply. In 2003, I discovered from his contract employee, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation that my client is dead. Unfortunately, was a victim of the AF4590 German Concorde plane that crashed in France. On further investigation the entire family was in the plane, and no declaretion of inheritance on the deposit made to the Bank, as he intend to invest in ASIA. I have made several research since 2003 till December last year, to reach any of his relation or family member for claim, without success and locate any of them, and the management of the ACOUNTANT OFFICER OF AFRICA DEVELOPMENT BANK is planning to confiscate the fund by the end of this month quarter, since the interest is being rolled over with the principal sum for many years. I want you to stand in as the next of Kin to the deceased since you are from the same country with him,for us to save the fruits of the old man's labour before it get to the hands of some corrupt selfish officials of the government of Nigeria,whose interest is to confiscate this fund within 14 days from tomorrow. As soon as you consent to this request, I will immediately employ the service of a lawyer to notarize the WILL and obtain the necessary documents and letter of probate/administration in your favor of you for the transfer of the fund to your Bank account. You will receive; 45% of the total sum as compensation, base on your good intention to help me secure the fund in your account. I would also like to use 5% of the fund to rasie a reputable charity home or Foundation in the name of the deceased. My position here as the Branch Manager guarantees the successful execution of this transaction. Looking forward to your urgent anticipation to this offer. I WILL LIKE YOU TO REPLY TO MY PRIVATE EMAIL ADDRES:(firstname.lastname@example.org) The bellow information is needed from you? Your full names................. Home Address....................... Direct tell number................. Fax number................ Your age............... Your occupation........... Your Private Email Account........... Regards Mr femi gidado