This email with the subject "URGENT..." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:22:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mohamed Abdel"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend; This message might meet you in utmost surprise. However, it's just my urgent need for foreign partner that made me to contact you for this transaction. I am a banker by profession and currently holding the post of Chief Operating Officer and Accounting unit of the bank. I have the opportunity of transferring the left over funds ($24million USD) of one of my client who died along with his entire family on 31 July 2000 in a plane crash. why I have to do this, I don't want the Egyptian government to take over the fund, Due to the economic problem going in the country and You can confirm the genuineness of the deceased death by clicking on this web site below http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm However, I am inviting you for a business deal where this money can be shared between us in the ratio of 60/40%. All I need is for you to set up an on-line account in your name with MASHREQ BANK and I will have the money deposited into this account of yours to enable you complete the transfer on-line to your designated bank account in your home country; On-line banking is the safest way of doing business of such value no matter where you are located. It is as simple as it looks and as soon as the fund is transferred to your account, I will put away all documents to cover any trace of the fund. I know you will be very much interested, kindly provide me with the details below. First Name............. Surname................ Address............... City........................ State/Province....... Country.................. Telephone No........ Occupation ...... Date of Birth (date/m/yr) ...... Copy of International Passport Or ID card..... Further details will be provided when next I hear from you; remember this transaction is risk free as I would never jeopardize my future and that of my family by getting involved into what is illegal. Have a great day Yours sincerely Mohamed Abdel E-MAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org