Received another Nigerian scam message this morning. Hilarious!:
FFrom: Ambassador Mankama Desmond 10th June 2010
I am Ambassador Mankama Desmond, The Personal Legal Adviser to
late president Umaru Musa Yar-adua on foreign affairs who died and
was buried according to Islamic law on 5th of May 2010 after a long
protracted illness. I have contacted you to assist me secure the sum
of Ten Point Five Million United State Dollars ($10,500,000) which he
deposited with a commercial bank in Oversea for 2011 presidential
campaign election before he died on the above date mentioned.
However, I want this transaction to be a secret between you and I
so that the Federal Government of Nigeria or any of the family
member will not know about it. As a matter of fact I must tell you
that all the vital information's of the bank where the fund was
deposited will be giving to you by me. I will urgently need your
advice on investment options where we can invest this money in
your country. Our sharing term and condition shall be discuses
as soon as I hear from you. Finally, I would want you to forward
to me the below information if you are interested please.
1) Your Full Name
2) Your Contact Address and Cell Phone Number.
I will be looking forward to hearing from you.
Ambassador Mankama Desmond
It would be wrong for me to accept so much money when others need it so much more than I. So.... I replied and said my name is Tony Hayward and I gave him the address and phone # of BP's London headquarters. I'm sure Tony will call to thank me soon. You know me.... always thinking of others!