This email with the subject "BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 02 May 2016 03:51:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Matthew Nkosi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good day My Friend,
I am Mr. Matthew Nkosi, Account Manager with the Standard Bank of South Africa here, I write to introduce this urgent/important business opportunity to you irrespective of the fact that we have not seen or known each other believing that it will be of immense benefit to both of us; A deceased client of mine, that shares the same last name as yours, who died as the result of a heart-related condition in March 12th 2008. His heart condition was due to the death of all the members of his family in the tsunami disaster on the 26th December 2004 in Sumatra Indonesia .
I have contacted my bank where this deposit valued at US$31.550.000.00 (Thirty Five Million Five Hundred and Fiveth Thousand United State Dollars) is lodged, my bank has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the account will be confiscated.
My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my named client, since you have the same last name, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage. All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be provided. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through.
This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from many breach of the law. If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology. I must use this opportunity to implore you to exercise the utmost indulgence to keep this matter extraordinary confidential, whatever your decision, while I await your prompt response. Please contact me at once to indicate your interest.
I will like you to acknowledge the receipt of this e-mail as soon as possible and treat with absolute confidentiality and sincerity. I look forward to your quick reply.
Mr. Matthew Nkosi