A Scam Email with the Subject "Kindly get back to me as soon as possible" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 02 Jan 2009 01:00:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr. Barr. Steven Amou"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
STEVEN CHAMBERS LEGAL PRACTITIONER AND PUBLIC NOTARY & HIGH COURT REPRESENTATIVE 15 ETUAROUS, COTONOU , COTONOU-BENIN REPUBLIQUE. Email: email@example.com Our Ref: TO/CA 235 Amou Attn: Sir/Madam, I am Barrister Dr. Barr. Steven Amou, attorney to Mr Kurt Kahle from Germany who establised private schools in some parts of the world before he died in the year 2000, May be you must have heard about his story. He was married with a child. He died during the air disaster(plan crash)including his wife and son that was accorded to Germany in the year 2000. Please view this site for more clearification. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/859479.stm When my late client was alive he deposited the sum of Fifteen Million & Five hundred thousand united states dollars only ($15,500,000,00) in a bank here in REPUBLIC OF BENIN, for the establishment of new site/institute and this money is still with the Bank and the management just wrote me as the attorney to come forward to receive the money or rather issue a letter of authorization to the next of kin to receive it . However, since my late client and his entire family perished in the crash and left with no next of kin, i decided to contact you so as to front you as the next of kin to the deceased so that the funds can be released to you for our own good. All that is required from you is as follows: (1) Your Full name and contact address, as you like them to appear in the document here. (2).Your Private telephone number/Private fax number where I can reach you for oral communication. (3)Your Occupation. (4) Your Age to enable me commence this process immediately. To this effect, I now seek your consent to present you to the Bank as the next of kin of the deceased (my Client) so that the proceeds of this Deposit valued at US$15, 500, 000.00 Million can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money; 50% to me and 40% to you, while 10% should be given to any Orphanage Home. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me via this E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org , with the above details immediately you acknowledge the good receipt of this message. Please assure me that you will accord me the maximum cooperation and confidentiality. Kindly get back to me as soon as possible. Regards, Dr. Barr. Steven Amou (Esq)