This email with the subject "Investment Project" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 07:49:10 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr William R. Charles"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
My name is Mr William R. Charles. I am soliciting on-behalf of a private client of my bank, who holds a Government position in his Country and wishes to invest some funds $75,000,000.00 (seventy five million United States Dollars) in your country. I came across your data via a private search that you're a personal investor restaurant owner and real estate investor in Virgina U.S.A.
What you will be required to do;
[1:] Provide a bank account where the funds will be transfer via bank to bank transfer.
[2:] Invest and manage the funds profitably on his behalf for a minimum of 6 years pending when he will be out of office in 2017.
[3:] 10% of the total fund will be for your assistance, while the balance of 90% will be for the investment
My client is willing to negotiate management sharing percentage after the confirmation of the funds in your account. I shall expect to hear from you urgently as this is of high Priority. I shall make available to you all necessary documentations, directives and possibly arrange a meeting prior to the commencement of the transaction at the bank where the funds is deposited. Please fill the below form and send to me when replying.
Country of Origin:
Due to my client’s reputation and the source of funds, we will appreciate if you treat this matter as top confidential. Please get back to me urgently on receipt of this message, I can be reached via the below number and email. In my next email i will provide my I.D, telephone number, proof of fund etc.
Mr William R. Charles