A Scam Email with the Subject "CONFIDENTIAL PROPOSAL PLEASE TREAT AS URGENT." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 12 Apr 2008 08:37:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Chief Onome Onanafe Ibori <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
May I be granted the opportunity to introduce my self, i am Chief Onome Onanafe Ibori,the younger brother to chief James Onanafe Ibori, theimmediate past Governor of Delta-State of Nigeria , West Africa.Delta State ranks amongst one of the richest islands in the world today with it’s excess crude oil deposits. Chief James Onanafe Ibori is currently standing trial for corrupt practice while in office. Although this trail is politically motivated by members of the ruling class from the Northern part of the country in order to gain control of our crude oil reserve, I shall shield light on that as time goes on. At the moment, Chief James Onanafe Ibori is being detained by the authorities. YOUR ROLE: My elder brother chief James Onanafe Ibori confided in me about a huge cash deposit of about ?15Million Pounds with a security Company Abroad although the transaction was done in my name and i was present as a principle witness, i cannot file application for these funds at the moment because security operatives both in Nigeria and UK have mounted surveillance on family members and close relatives of the entire Ibori Clan.I want you to act as a NEXT OF KIN with the intent of claiming these funds. Our family lawyers have conducted a thorough research on this and they shall empower you with the necessary documentation that would enable you claim the funds.I also want you to know that my family is highly connected in government circles and you shall have the backings of highly placed individuals. This is absolutely risk free and you stand to loose nothing!!! YOUR GUARANTEE: There is no risk involved at all in the matter as all that would be done is in accordance with the law of international trans-boundaries. Thus, we are going adopt a legalized method and our family Attorney will help to prepare and perfect all the necessary documents. Please endeavor to observe utmost!Discretion in all matters concerning this issue. Once the funds have been released to you the sharing ratio is open for negotiation for you. The PERCENTAGE Sharing Ratio, it is very NEGOTIABLE between the both of us, just have it at the back of your mind as we proceed. Further correspondence & details would be sent to you once I receive your email confirming that you have received my mail and you are interested in moving ahead with this project, as Should you be interested please reply my email with your full names and Current residential address, to my email id bellow.Please contact me on my private email:email@example.com Thank You in Advance Chief Onome Onanafe Ibori firstname.lastname@example.org