This email with the subject "Joint Investment/ Can You Help? Reply Very Urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 05 Sep 2008 22:19:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Dr Adegoke Samuel <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Dr Adegoke Samuel Tel: + 234 803 969 3658 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Attn: Sir, Please permit me to use this medium to ask for your Godly assistance in this confidential profitable great business. I am Dr Adegoke Samuel,Director of Contract Award and Verification Committee, set up by the New President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (President, Dr. Umar Yar'Adua). During our Screening verification Exercises, we discovered some over invoiced Contract award in some of the Ministries, But the Foreign Contractors have been perfectly paid for their Services and left behind the Over Invoiced Sum to the tune of USD$65.9 Million United State Dollars [Sixty Five Million, Nine Hundred Thousand United States Dollars] This we have succeeded to move out Abroad with the help of a foreign base finance Company before the New President Dr. Umar Yar'Adua, Impose new code of Civil Services Law bounding all civil servant in our Nation(Nigeria) from partaken in International Investment or Transaction. My Colleagues in the Committee has given me the sole authority to source for a reliable and reputable Company or Individual who can assist us in receiving this amount on our behalf as we have in our position all documentation to back up the claim of the said amount and send to you, before the concerned Foreign Contractors payment Approve Finance Company, will open up communication with you to confirm how best you will like the Impending Over Invoiced Contract payment to be Transferred or Deliver. I am contacting you in this regards due to the fact that We Civil Servants have been bound from operating International Account and Investment, Hence my contacting you. I will appreciate your prompt Response through my private and personal E-mail: email@example.com Or give me call with my above telephone number to enable me inform you more on how to get this transaction completed in the soonest possible time. Yours Truly, Dr Adegoke Samuel. Director of Contract Award and Verification Committee