This email with the subject "FROM MR. PETER EGO MURPHY." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 23 Aug 2010 18:45:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "PETER EGOLUCKY MURPHY"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, My name is Mr. Peter Murphy, I work in a managerial position in a well respected security company, with a head office in Accra Ghana I am contacting you because of an urgent business transaction that I want to do with a trusted foreigner, I got your email informations through the Ghana's Chamber of Commerce and industry on foreign business relations here in Accra-Ghana though I havent disclose this deal to anybody. On the 25th of November 2003, the sum of $41,500.000 was deposited with my company where i work , disguised as a family heirloom in a trunk box, this is not the only time that corrupt government officials uses the services of my company to ship their ill gotten wealth abroad or secure it for future use. I took exceptional note of this deposit because it was large and as the man at the helm of affairs then, I got to know the man behind the deposit, Late President Gnassingbe Eyadema who died on February 2005. The reason for my contacting you is that I checked and found out that the deposit is still intact and nobody has asked for it, and I know that nobody will ever ask for it, I am the only living soul who knows the true identity of the depositor, no other person can retrieve the deposit except the person can produce the codes combination which was given to the depositor, the way we operate is that if the depositor wants to retrieve his deposit, he will instruct the company in writing and give his codes and if the manager confirms the code, the deposit will be released at once to the person, no name or identification is needed. If you accept to work with me, I will give you the instruction letter to send to my company and also when the company asks for the codes, I will give them to you My Best regards. Mr. Peter Murphy