CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA Part 6 Offences Relating to property and contracts Division 1 Stealing and Like offences Chapter 34 Stealing 419. Any person who by any false pretence, and with intent to defraud, obtains from any other person anything capable of being stolen, or induces any other person to deliver to any person anything capable of being stolen, is guilty of a felony, and is liable to imprisonment for three years. If the thing is of the value of one thousand naira or upwards, he is liable to imprisonment for seven years. It is immaterial that the thing is obtained or its delivery is induced through the medium of a contract induced by the false pretence. The offender cannot be arrested without warrant unless found committing the offence.
Microsoft NotificationThursday, 22 July, 2010 21:42 From: “Bill Gates” <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org You have won £ 450,000.00 GBP, confirm receipt by sending your Name, Address, Age, Tel, Occupation, Country to (email@example.com)
From: "United Nations Email Grant" <online513539@te komsa.net> To: Undisclosed recipients Attn : Sir/Madam, This missive is to inform you that the United Nations in conjunction with Di Vittorio foundation has awarded you a cash grant of (one million euro) in our Poverty Eradication/Worlwide Development Programme. For further details reply ASAP. Thank you, Online coordinator
From: “mribrahim dewu” <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: ‘.”<.yahoo.com> From the desk of Mr Ibrahim Dewu The Auditing and Accounting Manager African Development Bank (ADB) Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso Telephone 00226 78 60 35 53 Dear Sir/Madam, I must ask for forgiveness for I know this may seem like a complete intrusion to your privacy but right about now this is my option of communication. This mail might come to you as a surprise and the temptaion to ignore it as unserious could come into your mind; but please consider it a as divine wish and accept it with a deep sense of humiltiy...
HELLO MY DEAR, Thursday, 22 July, 2010 5:56 From: unspecified Hello my dear, Nice to meet you how are you today hope you are doing well. I am happy when I came across your contact today at the google email friends and i found you worthy to be someone who I can know better and to be a good friend to among all the people I saw there email you are the chosing one. ...my father Dr. Hinga Chief Norman was indicted by the Special for war crimes and crimes against humanity. He died on April 2nd 2007 while in treatment. I am the only person alive right now as the only doughter, and my mother is very sick right now, He left the sum of $12.2 millions USD. in a leading Bank of Africa ...in my next email i will send you some of my pictures so that we can start knowing eachother verywell.
IT IS WELL, Friday, 23 July, 2010 4:28 From: "gabon33.@hotmail.com" <gabon33.@hotmail.com> YOU MIGHT FIND IT SO DIFFICULT TO REMEMBER ME I MUST NOT IN ANY WAY GO INTO FULL DETAILS WHAT BROUGHT US TOGETHER IN THE PAST IN HELPING ME. I DECIDED TO COMPENSATE YOU WITH 650 000 00 USD CONTACT MR okwuta AND WAIT FOR HER RESPONSE SHE MUST PROCEED TO THE BANK FOR THE TRANSFER. SEND HER YOUR RECEIVER DETAILS AND INFORMED HER TO TRANSFER THE MONEY VIA WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER NAME MR okwuta EMAIL email@example.com REGARDS gabon
Dearest, Friday, 23 July, 2010 12:27 From: â€œjenetharryâ€? <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: undisclosed-recipients I am writing this mail to you with tears and sorrow from my heart... I am Miss Jenet Harry Johnson 25years old girl from Liberia, the only daughter of Late prince Harry Johnson the deputy minister of national security under the leadership of president Charles Taylor who is now in exile after many innocent soul were killed ,My father was killed by government of Charles Taylor ,he accuse my father of coup attempt. I am constrained to contact you because of the maltreatment I, am receiving from my step mother. Luckily she did not discover where I kept my father's File which contains important documents. So I decided to run to the refugee camp where I am presently seeking asylum under the United Nations High Commission for the Refugee here in Ouagadougou, Republic of Burkina Faso... My father of blessed memory deposited the sum of US$5, 7, Million Dollars in Bank with my name as the next of kin... I shall appreciate an urgent message indicating your ability and willingness to handle this transaction sincerely. I am staying at the female hostel. Awaiting your urgent and positive response. Please do keep this to yourself and every communications hall be made through this email address alone for confidential purpose and you should not disclose it till i come over , once the fund has been transferred. Thanks, I will send you my pictures as soon as I Read from you again please tell me more about yourself. Yours Love Sincerely, Miss Jenet Harry Johnson.
From The Desk Of DR. PETER JAMES, Friday, 23 July, 2010 1:12 From: â€œMr Peter Jamesâ€? <email@example.com> To: undisclosed-recipients I sourced your email from a human resource profile database in the chamber, my name is DR. PETER JAMES.an account officer to late Mr. Morris Thompson from America who is an gold merchant Agent... He made a Will stating that (USD$50.5 millions US dollars) should be given to an citizen of our choice overseas. I have made a random draw and your e-mail address was picked as the beneficiary to this Will. I am particularly interested in securing this money from the Bank because they have issued a notice instructing me been the account officer to produce the beneficiary of this before end of this 2010 else the money will be credited to the Government treasury as per law here. It is my utmost desire to execute the Will of my late client Mr. Morris Thompson since he is no more alive, both wife Thelma Thompson, and daughter Sheryl Thompson. Please for more details concerning him and how he died, you can visit this website: www.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01/alaska.airlines.list/ I urge you to contact me immediately for further details bearing in mind that the Bank has given us a date limit, Please act fast. I await your urgent response. DR. PETER JAMES
All emails sourced from my email address. All images sourced from personal collage archive, and bear no direct relation with the topics of the emails. Nigerian Federal Law : http://www.nigeria-law.org/Criminal%20Code%20Act-Part%20VI%20%20 to%20the%20end.htm