A Scam Email with the Subject
"GET BACK TO ME"
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Wed, 16 Jul 2008 07:07:56 -0700 and has been classified as a
Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was
"John William" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
although it may have been spoofed.
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This message might meet you in utmost
surprise, First of all I want you to know that this is not a scam mail
because based on what is going on all over the internet world, people
find it very difficult to believe things like this any more.
If you can guarantee me from your own
side, your trust,honestly I will be able to work with you.I will
appreciate if you can come down your self and see things for your self
before we proceed and this will make things clearer for you.But Why I
am sending you this letter, I think if that situation has a place in
internet,may be one out of 1000 has a real fund for transaction.
I am a banker by profession from
Nigeria in West Africa and currently holding the post of operation
manager in our bank. I have the opportunity of transferring the
leftover funds($7.5 million dollars) of one of my bank clients who died
along with his entire family on 31 July 2000 in a plane crash.
In accordance with the West African
Trust and Federal Laws, at the expiration of 8 (eight) years, his
investments with our Financial Trust Shall revert to ownership of the
government of the country of the said Investments if nobody apply as
the next of kin to claim the investments.
If this proposal is acceptable to you,
kindly indicate your full Interest by sending to me as below to my
confidential email address:firstname.lastname@example.org
Hence, I am inviting you for a
business deal where this money can be shared between us in the ratio of
70/30 if you agree to my business proposal.Further details of the
transfer will be forwarded to you as soon as I receive your return mail
With friendly greetings, Mr.John William.
Nb: The information contained in this
e-mail may be confidential and is intended solely for the use of the
named addressee Access, copying,use of the e-mail or any information
contained therein by any other person is not authorized.If you are not
the intended recipient please notify us immediately by returning the
e-mail to the originator.