This email with the subject "HELLO MY DEAR FRIEND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 14 Sep 2008 09:44:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "ADU COLLINS" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: MR. Adu Colins Branch Manager, Continental Trust Bank 57 Independence Avenue North Ridge, Cantonments Accra, Ghana. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Friend, I write you this proposal in good faith. I am 42 years old married with two lovely kids. I am a devoted Christian, honest, honourable and adiscreet businessman. I have packaged a financial transaction that will benefit you and me, as the regional manager of the Continental Trust 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 business year. On the course of the last year 2007 business report, I discovered that my branch in which I am the manager made USD$23,680.000 (Twenty Three million six hundred and eighty thousand united state dollars) which my head office are not aware of and will never be aware of. I have placed this funds on what we call escrow call account with no beneficiary. As an officer of this bank I cannot be directly connected to this money, so my aim of contacting you is to assist me receive this money in your bank account and get 30% of the total funds as commission.I am also willing to invest my own part of the money into any moving business in your country after the accomplishment of this project. There are practically no risks involved, it will be a bank to bank transfer, and all I need from you is to stand claim as the original depositor of these funds who made the deposit with my branch so that my head office can order the transfer to your designated bank account. I will appreciate it if you are willing to work with in this project.My private email address is ; (email@example.com) Mail me if you think we can work together so that we can go over the details. Thank you in advance and May God bless you and your family. Please indicate your interest in coming into partnership with me by providing me with your full information below: FULL NAME ADDRESS AGE SEX OCCUPATION MARITAL STATUS TELEPHONE/FAX NUMBER. Yours Truly, Mr.Adu Collins.