A Scam Email with the Subject "Greetings, From the desk of Manager, International Commercial Bank" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 01 Aug 2008 20:29:15 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mrs. Maria Bowte"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Urgent Message From the Desk of Mrs. Maria Botwe, Manager, International Commercial Bank, Kaneshie Branch , Ghana . Greetings, I hope you would not find this intrusive but first, may I humbly solicit your confidence in this transaction, because of its nature as being utterly confidential and top secret. But I am assuring you that you shall be very happy at the end of the day. I have decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction, as I wish to repose my trust and confidence on your discreteness and ability in transaction of this nature. Let me start by introducing my self properly to you, my name is Mrs. Maria Botwe, I am the regional Bank Manager of the International Commercial Bank of Ghana Kaneshie Branch. I came to know about you in my Private Search for a reliable and reputable foreigner to handle this Confidential Transaction. I am 35years of age and married with 2 lovely children. It may interest you to hear that I am a woman of PEACE and INTERGRITY; I only hope we can assist each other. I have packaged a financial transaction that will benefit both of us, as the regional Auditor General of the International Commercial Bank; it is my duty to send in a financial report to my head office in the capital city Accra at the end of each year. On the course of the year 2005 end of year report, I discovered that an excess profit of four million nine hundred and ninety thousand dollars [US Dollars 4,990,000.00] which my head office are not aware of and will never be aware of. I have since placed this fund on what we call SUSPENSE ACCOUNT without any beneficiary. As an officer of the bank I can not be directly connected to this money, this is why I am contacting you for us to work so that you can assist and receive this money into your bank account for us to SHARE. The sharing of the fund is thus: 45% for you 45% for me and the remaining 10% for any Tax or Vat expenses incurred in this transaction. Note that there are practically no risks involved in this transaction as it is 100% risk free and legally bonded, it will be bank to bank transfer, all I need from you is to stand claim as the original depositor of this fund who made the deposit with Kaneshi branch so that my Head office can order the transfer to your designated bank account. If you accept this offer to work with me, if you find this proposal suitable for you, please send me the following information of yours: Your full Name, Occupation and position, Date of birth and your age, Marital status, Home or office address, Your private telephone Numbers and fax. I will appreciate it very much, If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not make undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed on you, and I assure you that we can achieve it successfully. Best regards, Mrs. Maria Botwe