A Scam Email with the Subject "PLEASE HELP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 28 Sep 2006 05:24:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Chris Oguego" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATT:President, I humbly wish to seek your assistance in a matter that is very important and needs utmosttrust and confidence. I am Barr.Chris Oguego,a business consultant and lawyer attached to a Human Rights Organization in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I am representing the wife of the late King of Ogoni Land,a very rich oil-producing community in Nigeria. My client wishes to invest some funds belonging to her late husband overseas.These funds totalling about $63.8 million were discovered at her husband's death and she is now afraid that the government might confisicate them if found. In this regard, she now plans to invest the aforementioned sum in a viable businesses overseas. Her husband was in charge of approving oil prospecting rights in his community and the money came as a result of pay-off from some oil companies My client does not wish to place this fund with established financial institutions in the family's name for security reasons. It is her desire that the deal be handled as quietly as possible without possibility of any leakage to the public or government. She has therefore instructed and empowered me to look for a reliable foreigner who can arrange and receive this money in his/her account overseas and assist to invest the fund properly for the family. If you agree to act as a fund manager for my client and her family, I shall transfer the sum of US$63.8, MILLION to your account if you meet my requirements. The money is available in cash in a safe trunk box and will be cargoed to a security company in Europe were you will come to clear it as a consignment, and upon a favorable response from you, I shall let you know how you will receive it. Your commission shall be down payment of 20% of the total sum, and an annual 10% of the after tax returns on investment for the first five years. Thereafter, the terms shall be varied. If you are capable and willing to participate in this transaction, reach me by email address, email@example.com Regards, Chris. _________________________________________________________________Express yourself instantly with MSN Messenger! Download today it's FREE! http://messenger.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200471ave/direct/01/