A Scam Email with the Subject "scam case" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 27 Jun 2008 03:24:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "gufran m achhwa" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
I am from india the scam was going to be with me also but i dint let it happen with me. i would like to tell you that i got a email from natwest bank that ur money with us we going to transfer it threw a diplomatic agent mr.robert anderson. after 2 days he caled me on my cell telg me that ur parcel with me you can cme and collect it then he told me to put sum amt like Rs42,900 in his icici bank then he will cme down and give me the courier it was nt on his name or his company name it was on sum name like 'HELEN' i tried searching him in airport threw cops help but dint get him i would like you people to help me out and catch that money take am having his mob num and i have given to sum of my friend to search his mob addres it was belongin to an airtel service provider using it from delhi. kindly let me know if you want any other details too put on net cause i dont want any of my friends to come threw these things cause no 1 is smart in todays life.....kindly go downward and catch the culperate.
Foreign Remittance Department
104 London Road
GB - Liverpool l3 5nl
Fax number: 870 974 5743
Dear Gufran Achhwa,
Sequel to the decision of the governing body of this apex bank "Natwest bank, UK", we hereby inform you that your entitlement in the amount of US$ 850,000.00 has been packaged in cash and sealed in a safety box as a diplomatic package for immediate dispatch through the British government diplomatic delivery Immunity to your door step.
The cash payment arrangement will help you and this bank to overcome all the internal and external hitches, and taxes under the BTO transfer laws, financial constitution and policies of your country and our country for the recognition of the rule of law.
It is the bank's obligation to make sure that your entitlement will not have any problem with the custom of your country at the point of entrance hence a diplomatic courier agent has been assigned as your delivery agent in this regard.
We advise you to help us serve you better. Please note that the Diplomatic Courier Agent does not have any knowledge of what the content of the package is, as such the package is "tagged a diplomatic package", therefore exposing the content of the parcel before the delivery agent is at your risk
By the veto of power conferred to us, we have taken the decision to foot the traveling costs of the delegated diplomatic courier agent, and ensured payments for shipment of safety box to India, and would want you to prepare the Indian custom Airport Clearance fees in the amount of $950.00, which is payable in cash to the diplomatic courier agent on his arrival to India and, at the Airport for settlement of the shipment and Airport clearance charges.
The Indian custom Airport Clearance fees is expected to be forwarded to the diplomatic courier agent immediately on his arrival to your country to enable clearance of your package from the Airport Authorities before proceeding to your house or office for the delivery of your package, the said Clearance charges of $950.00 will be converted to your local currency (INR) before sending to the diplomat agent for the clearance of your package from Indian Airport Authorities.
And upon settlement of the shipment clearance cost and Indian custom Airport Clearance , the diplomatic agent will proceed for final delivery to your door step after which he shall furnish you with your payment release documents, which you will legally sign for release of your package to you, and upon the endorsements, the Diplomatic Courier Agent will hand over your package (the safety box) containing the total sum in principle to you while you make further arrangement on how to get your funds wired to your account with all the legal documents included.
The Diplomatic Courier Agent (Mr. Robert H. Anderson) shall be departing to India by Thursday being 26/06/2008 to arrive India on Friday being 27/06/2008. The diplomat will be having a transit in Dubai and also will be having an assignment as well so he will be arriving your country on Monday morning.
Acknowledge the receipt of this important email prior to the departure of the delegated Diplomatic Courier Agent.
Mr. Thomas Vinny.