Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "John William" <>

This 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" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,

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:

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 immediately.

With friendly greetings,
Mr.John William.

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