A Scam Email with the Subject "For your consideration" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 26 Jun 2008 02:31:44 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Micheal Lewis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/madam, I am a staff of one of the leading banks in South Africa, I am writing asking for your indulgence in re-profiling funds, which we want to keep under your supervision. The Funds totaling ($14,700,000) I am only contacting you as a foreigner because this fund cannot be approved to a local Bank here in South Africa, because the funds are in US Dollars and the owner of this account is Mr. Morris Thompson from America, and he died since 2000 in an air crash along with his wife & Daughter on 31/01/2000 in an Alaska Airlines Flight 261 with other passengers on board. You can confirm from this http://www.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01/alaska.airlines.list/ Please, I am proposing 30% for you for your assistance while my colleagues and I receive 60% and 10% earmarked for purposes of taxation in your country and mine. Please if you are interested kindly forward to me the following information’s stated below: (1) Your direct telephone number (2) Your direct fax number (3) Your Full Names (4) Your age (5) Your Country of Origin (6) Your Residential Address All that is require from you is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Your reply should indicate your willingness in assisting us. And I will send you all the detailed information’s and documents that you will need to process an application for the claims of the funds. I look forward towards a good business relationship with you. Reply me here:email@example.com Regards. Mr. Micheal Lewis