A Scam Email with the Subject "We have gold on offer originated from West Africa" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 03 Jan 2007 05:10:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was placido Cardoso <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/ Madame . WE THE MINNERS REPRESENTATIVE IN all of west Africa region, Guinea, Ghana, Mauritania, Mali Seraleone and Senegal. We HAVE TAKEN DELIVERY OF up to 800KGS OF GOLD DUST WHICH IS PRESENTLY IN OUR POSSESION IN RIGHT NOW, AND we are looking for someone serious, READY TO ENTER INTO A LONG TERM VENTURE AGREEMENT WITH US. INTRODUCTION OF OFFER.WE PRESENT TO YOU OUR OFFER AS FOLLOWS: COMMODITY--------ALUVIAL GOLD DUST QUANTITY------------- From 10 kg up to 800KGS (+ on demand) QUALITY---------------22 KARAT PLUS (92.5) PURITY PRICE--------$7200USD PER KG. from west Africa TO SHOW YOU HOW WILLING AND SERIOUS WE'RE TO MAKE SURE WE BRING THIS BUSINESS TO A SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSSION. OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS IS STATED BELOW: 1. BUYER MUST BE PRESENT TO CONDUCT HIS OWN TEST AND BE SATISFIED BEFORE SHIPMENT. 2. BUYER SHOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SHIPMENT COSTS AND OTHER GOVERNMENT TAXES. 3. GOODS MUST BE ACOMPANIED BY OUR AGENT TO BUYERS REFINERY AND AFTER THE FINAL REFINERY BUYER PAYS IN FULL INTO OUR ACCOUNT IN TWO BANKING DAYS. 4. PLEASE BE ADVISED BECAUSE OF TOO MANY INTERNET FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES, BUYER IS NOT EXPECTED TO COME WITH CASH, ALL MONETARY TRANSACTION SHOULD BE DONE THROUGH OUR BANK AND BUYER'S BANK. FIND TIME TO DILUTE THE ABOVE CONDITIONS AND IF IT IS ACCEPTABLE TO YOU THEN WE CAN PROCEED AND SEND YOU ALL THE RELIVANT DOCUMENTS YOU REQUIRED. THANKS IN ANTICIPATION. Placido Cardoso Mr