The fake "Senator Shehu Sani" email below is an advance-fee scam used by scammers and who may be impersonating the real the person. This scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum.
The "Senator Shehu Sani" Scam
From: Janetf Hendersoni <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 8:37 PM
Subject: Attention: ,
We received clearance directives from the Senate committee under leadership of Senator Shehu Sani, For ratification of outstanding debt of $10 Million Five Hundred Thousand USD in your favor. Kindly Note that Scotia bank of Canada has been mandated to open payment communication with you for possibly transfer of your un paid debt.
We need to make sure that with familiarize with you before we can give the green light to Scotia bank of Canada for possible transfer. It is advisable that you get back to me in confirmation if the amount mentioned is the actual amount involved and if not you can provide any prove of your claim, to enable us ratify it on our records and also very important to know that the president made it clear that we must
open communication with you from our official website/e-mail for records and assurance purpose that your dealing with a legitimate government body and not some impostors and all communication after this must be official ranging from our ministry to the bank. Please check us on www.dmo.gov.ng you can also search for Scotia bank on your browser as www.scotiabank.com and make sure you search out the real
and official website and with this you can stay safe on the internet and get your payment without qualms.
Janet Henderson, on behalf of Ms Patience Oniha.
Debt Management Office Nigeria