This email with the subject "PLEASE I NEED YOUR HELP THANKS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 24 Jul 2010 18:20:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Umy Sankara" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
|Dear Friend, |
MAY PEACE BE UNTO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY .
How are you today ?. Well it is a pleasure to contact you on this regard and i prayed that this will turned out to be ever lasting relationship for both of us. How ever it's just my urgent need for a Foreign partner that made me to contact you for this Transaction. I am a banker by profession from Burkina-Faso in West Africa and currently holding the post of Director Auditing and Accounting Unit of the Bank.
I have the opportunity of transferring the left over fund (8.5 Million Us Dollars)Eight Million Five Hundred Thousand United States of American Dollars of one of my Bank clients who died along with his supposed next of kin on March 11th 2004 at Madrid train attack,
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Hence I am inviting you for a business deal where the money can be shared between both of us in the ratio of 60% / 30% while 10% will be mapped out for expenses.
If you are really interested in my proposal further details of the Transfer will be forwarded unto you as soon as I receive your return mail.
PLEASE HERE IS WHERE YOU WILL CONTART ME OK, email@example.com
Have a nice day.
Mr Umy Sankara