A Scam Email with the Subject "REGARDS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 13 Jul 2008 11:02:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr.David Martins" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mr.David Martins Accra, Ghana. Hello Dear I got yourcontact during my search for a reliable,honest and a trust worth personto entrust this huge transfer project with My name is Mr.David Martins,Branch manager of a financial institution here in Ghana. I am a Ghanaianmarried with two kids. I am writing to solicit your assistance inthe transfer of $ 7,597.864.00 Million United States dollars only. Thisfund is the excess of what my branch in which am the manager made asprofit during the 2005 financial year. I have already submittedannual report for that year to my head office here in Accra Ghana as Ihave watched with keen interest as they will never know of this excess Ihave since, placed this amount of $ 7,597.864.00 Million United Statesdollars only to an Escrow Code account without a beneficiary(anonymous) to avoid trace As an officer of the bank, I cannot bedirectly connected to this money due to civil service code which formitscivil servants from owing or operatingforeign currency account coupledwith the fact that the fund is huge thus I am impelled to request foryour assistance to receive this money into your bank account on mybehalf I intend to part 30% of this fund to you while 70% shall befor me. I do need to stress that there are practically no risk involvedin this. It's going to be a bank-to-bank transfer. All I need from youis to stand as the original depositor of this fund so that the fund canbe legally processed to your name and be transferred to your account. Ifyou accept this offer,I will appreciate yourtimely response to my private email: email@example.com With Regards, Mr.David Martins