A Scam Email with the Subject "Hello Dear Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 23 Jan 2008 11:12:44 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr. Tunde Lemo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
We offered Grant of US$250 million dollar for Farmers, Ranchers, and Small scale Entrepreneur from the Directorate of Project Development (DOPD). This Grant is for Experienced Farmers, Ranchers and Small Scale Entrepreneurs who are unable to obtain financing from commercial credit sources. Loan amounts range from 500,000.00 to $2,000,000.00 and $2,000,000.00 to $5,000,000.00 (Amount Varies Based on Applicant Capability) Ministry of National Development (MOND) is the sponsor of this facility.
REASON FOR CONTACTING YOU:
My name is Mr. Tunde Lemo the Deputy Governor Financial Sector Surveillance Central Bank of Nigeria. Last year I made an arrangement with one Mr. Michael McNulty a national of the United State of America in the state of Wisconsin to hold on my behalf the sum of $10.2Million to be used for investment, the money was slated to move in two phase of $5Million at each phase. We worked together and obtained all the papers needed to transfer the first $5Million but as soon as the fund was confirmed in his bank account he disconnected his phone line 715 694 5761 and disappeared. His was staying at #45, Peterson Rd, Black River Fall, Wisconsin.
My tenure as the Deputy Governor Financial Sector Surveillance Central Bank of Nigeria will very soon and I don’t want the opportunity I have here in making myself rich to be wasted hence I am contacting you to work with me and keep on my behalf for investment the balances sum $5.2Million. As a civil servant still under services of my government I am barred from operating foreign account and I would not deposit this amount in my local account here because I had declared my asset immediately I was appointed into my present position.
I will make you my investment manager after a commission of $1Million from the $5.2Million for your kind help and I pray I will not be disappointed again. I seek for your corporation and sincerity towards this business.
Please contact me immediately via email with your complete names and numbers (Phone and Fax) and I will get back to you explaining areas you felt you want to know better.
Expecting your urgent response.
Mr. Tunde Lemo
Deputy Governor Financial Sector Surveillance Central Bank of Nigeria