A Scam Email with the Subject "Seeking foreign investment partner" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Nov 2006 10:57:18 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Michael"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Mr. Michael Ojo<*xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Auditor-General [Contract Payment Office]
Economic Community of West African States (www.ecowas.int)
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Subject: Seeking your sincere co-operation for investment of US$27,000,000.00 ( Twenty Seven Million United States Dollars Only)
I am writing to you from the ECOWAS office in
If we can reach a reasonable agreement between us i.e. your participation and subsequent compensation/entitlements, we will arrange to have these funds transferred by swift into your nominated and secured foreign bank account hence approval from my Department through our remitting bank while making sure that we comply with all banking regulations for a transparent transaction. Upon confirmation of these funds into your account, we will arrange to meet with you in your country immediately.
Should you consider my proposal I will provide details for commencement of the project. I await your reply with great anticipation, looking forward to establish a long lasting investment/ business relationship with you.
Mr. Michael Ojo