A Scam Email with the Subject "FW: Re: HELLO !!!!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Dec 2008 07:30:22 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was <AlfredSchwecke@online.de>, although it may have been spoofed.
we all laught very much about your mail.
My Solicitor (who laught too) will check out the possibility of truth in your Mail.....
Nevertheless write me again, i always have a lot of fun reading your Mails.
Greetings from me and my amused friends
Mr. Larry Benson
I know this will come to you as a surprise but never mind; I got your
contact in my search for a reputable and trust worthy person/Company, who
can stand confidently with me in this successful business arrangement.
Before I proceed, I will like to introduce my humble self to you. I am,
the Auditor General of a Government Accredited Oil Company here in
Certainly, the prompting of this letter to you is anchored on my strong
desire to solicit your sincere understanding and co-operation in this
transaction that would certainly boost the financial stand of both parties
involved when completed. As a matter of fact, we want to transfer to
overseas (US$52,000.000.00 USD) (Fifty-two million United States Dollars)
from the Oil company's operating Bank account here in Africa.
I want you to quietly look for a reliable and honest person who will be
capable and fit to provide either an existing bank account or to set up a
new Bank A/C immediately to receive this money, even an empty account can
serve to receive this money, as long as you will remain honest to me till
the end of this important transaction, trusting in you and believing in
God that you will never let me down either now or in the near future.
In all honesty, during the course of our auditing I discovered a floating
fund of the above mentioned amount in account opened with the bank in 1990
and since then, nobody has operated on this account again, after going
through some old files in the records I discovered that the money in the
account was mapped out for the refurbishment of the Oil Company?s
Meanwhile, Mr. Morris Thompson, the President of the Oil Company was the
only signatory to the account, but unfortunately he died after a brief
illness in 2000. And no other person knows about this account or any thing
concerning it, and the account has no other beneficiary. And my
investigation proved to me that Mr. Morris Thompson, until his death had
wanted to siphon that money into his personal account in New York hence he
did not disclose the operating devises of the account to the Board of
I am only contacting you in this regard, based on the fact that you are a
foreigner because this money can only be approved to any foreigner who can
present all documents that will prove that he/she is the Next of
Kin/Beneficiary to the account base on the fact that Mr. Morris Thompson
the owner of this account is a foreigner, and the money can only be
approved into a foreign bank account.
Therefore, if you are capable of handling this transaction with me, let?s
make the necessary arrangement for the hitch-free transfer of this money
to any safe bank account that you may nominate, on a share percentage
bases. We will start the first transfer with Thirty Two Million USD
[$32,000.000] upon the successful actualization of the first transfer,
without any disappointment from your side; we shall re-apply for the
payment of the remaining amount, to your account. However, we shall sign a
binding agreement, to bind us together as partners in this regard.
I am revealing this to you with believe in God that you will never let me
down in this business, you are the first and the only person that I am
contacting for this business, so please reply urgently and indicate your
sincere interest, so that I can inform you on the modalities already
mapped out for the hitch-free transfer of the money out of Africa here.
I will require your direct phone and fax number for easy contacting you I
need your full co-operation to make this work adequately. Upon your
positive response and once I am convinced that you are capable and Willing
to meet up with the instructions of the top bank official that is deeply
involved with me in this business, I shall commence actions immediately to
process the payment of the money in your favor as the beneficiary.
We shall obtain through the court of law here in Nigeria all documents
that will put you in place as the Next of Kin to Mr. Morris Thompson. All
the documents that will be obtained will make this transaction legal and
the documents also will be forwarded to the bank through the lawyer with
an application letter on your behalf asking them to effect the transfer of
the said amount to your account as the Next of Kin to Mr. Morris Thompson.
With my influence and the position of the bank official we can transfer
this money to any reliable foreign bank account which you can provide.
I am looking forward in anticipation to hearing from you soon as possible.
Mr. Larry Benson
Phone: Phone: 234-80-669-54163