A Scam Email with the Subject "Dear Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 19 Sep 2010 12:06:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was mr umaru <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
This message may Surprise you. Please accept my apology if it does embarrass you. However, itâs my urgent need for a foreign partner that made me to contact you. I am a bank manager. I have an opportunity to transfer US$5.5 Million Dollars. I'm Inviting you for a business deal where this money can be share between us, I intend to offer to you 30% of the total sum on a provision of a foreign account where this fund can be remitted immediately.
Meanwhile, arrangement to facilitate the easy transfer of this fund without problem has already been put in place by my humble self, if you are interested kindly reply to indicate your interest, then i shall intimate you with the method of application and how you can apply to the bank for the release and transfer of the fund into your nominated bank account. In fact , the bank law stipulates that if such fund remains unclaimed over a given period of time, precisely 8 years ,the bank shall automatically transfer the fund into the bank treasury account as unclaimed or lost fund .Hence no one is putting claims to such funds , I want to also inform you that once you apply to this funds , no other person owns the right or eligibility to this account any more therefore the bank sees you as the true next of kin by making you the genuine owner of this account legally , even if the law has to prevail you are genuine and ascertain with all proofs of eligibility that I shall intimate you with later on, as we proceed in this transaction .
This account has been dormant since 2002 that i have been monitoring it .I do advice you to keep this as a top secret. I wait for your urgent reply once you are interested to be my partner kindly send the below informationâs
1. YOUR FULL NAMEââââââ
3. MARITAL STATUSââââ
4. YOUR PRIVATE TELEPHONE NUMBERââââââ
Mr. Umaru Hassan
+226 78 25 78 34