Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Mr Gabriel Johnson <>

This email with the subject "VERY URGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 15 Mar 2008 20:30:46 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Mr Gabriel Johnson <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend, I Am Mr. Gabriel Johnson the Manager, Bills And Exchange at the Foreign Remittance 
Department in a Bank.Actually, I have a very urgent & confidential Business Proposition for you & 
for our overall mutual interest. On the 6th of March2001, our Customer, an American National, late 
Jeffrey Collman, an Oil Merchant / Contractor with the Federal Government of Nigeria, deposited, a 
valued amount of US$32Million in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his 
forwarded address but got no reply. After a month we sent a reminder, & finally we discovered from 
his contract employers NNPC, thatlate Jeffrey Collman, until his death six years ago in a ghastly 
terrorist attack to American Airlines Flight 11, from Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles, 
California, crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center (WTC) with 86 people on board. 
All occupants of the Aeroplane unfortunately lost their lives. On further investigation, I found 
out that he did not leave a WILL and all attempts to trace his Next of kin were fruitless. I 
therefore made further investigation and discovered that late Jeffrey Collman, did not declare any 
Next of kin in all his official documents. This sum US$32Million is still floating in the bank and 
the interest is being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year. No one will come 
forward to claim it. According to Nigerian Laws, at the expiration of 8years, the money will revert 
to the Ownership of the Nigerian Government if nobody applies to claim the funds. Consequently, my 
proposal is that i will like you as a foreigner to stand in as a Next of kin of late Jeffrey 
Collman. This is simaple. All I require is your honest and co-operation to enable us see this deal 
through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect 
you from any breach of the law. I will want you to send to me on your return email the following 
information for the transfer in your favor. 1. Your full names as the Beneficiary of the Fund. 2. 
Your contact address. 3. Your private phone and fax numbers, Let's consider that our ratio of 
sharing will be as stated Thus; 1. I as the Originator of the Fund will take 60% of the 
transferable Fund. 2. You as the Manager of the Fund will take 40% of the transferable Fund. Most 
importantly, CONFIDENTAILITY as what I saw as the life wire to the success of the transfer of this 
Fund must have to be emulated between you and i. You have to use this media to promise me that you 
will not in anyway expose the content of this transaction to anybody be it your Friends, Colleagues 
and Co-Workers. I will also want you to send your reply to this email as soon as you get this mail 
to enable us discuss on the modalities and processes for success of this transaction. Thanks for 
your anticipated cooperation and understanding. I wait for your kind response. Remain blessed. Mr 
Gabriel Johnson..  get back to me via this email address<