This email with the subject "From Mr. Stephane Devos" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 25 Aug 2010 06:41:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Devos"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, My name is Mr. Stephane Devos, a Business Manager with Foreign Trade Bank(Cambodia office), am as well an account officer to a deceased customer of our bank, who died on a car ccident with his wife and two children along Cambodian Thai-way on November 16th 2004. His account of US$18,765,000.00 million with us has been unclaimed due to unavailability of next of kin/relatives to claim his estate. In accordance with the escheat laws in Cambodia as a kingdom, the Board of Directors of the bank met forth night ago and resolved to turn the estate of the deceased over to Government pause having waited for too long without the deceased relatives/next of kin surfacing property and if this is done, invariably, the funds will end up to become Government property and it is as a result of this that am moved to contact you considering the fact that the money will be intact pending until my physical arrival at your end for sharing. In view of this, am seeking your cooperation and understanding to stand as the deceased next of kin to enable us claim the inheritance before the period given by the bank elapse. All I require is your honest co-operation and I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please accept my apologies and keep my confidence. At the end of the transfer you shall have 40% of the total amount. Considering the money involved, and due to the nature of this transaction, it is necessary for you to be sure of whom you are transacting with. I want to be sure that you are ready, to execute this transaction with me, What I expect from you is trust and commitment, I want this large sum of money transferred with your assistance and you should have nothing to worry about regarding legality at all because what affects you Shall also affects me too, considering the paper work we are about to sign together, but I will appreciate you to follow my directives amicably as everything shall be done in accordance passing through all international banking laws, and as a banker I know that if we follow up this transaction diligently it would be completed within 14 working days. Do not fail to get back to me as soon as you have receive this mail right now to enable us discuss further, with your telephone and fax numbers for easy communication and oral discussion. Your full name: _________ Contact address: _________ Occupation: _________ Country: _________ Age: _________ Contact number: _________ I await your prompt reply on this. Kind Regards Mr. Stephane Devos