This email with the subject "Hello Dear." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 25 Jun 2008 19:39:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Dr.Ali <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: DR. ALI MOMODO. BILL AND EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT, BANK OF AFRICA (B.O.A), DAKAR SENEGAL. Dear Friend, I know that this letter may come to you as a surprise. My name is DR. ALI MOMODO. I am the Accountant of foreing bill of exchange Manager of Bank of Africa (B.O.A) DAKAR SENEGAL. In my department we discovered an abandoned sum of USD$25. Million (TWENTY FIVE MILLION U.S DOLLARS). In an account that belongs to one of our foreign customer who died along with his wife and children in a plane crash in a year 20005 plane crash. Since we got information about his death, the bank have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it unless somebody applies for it as the next of kin or relation to the deceased, as indicated in our banking guidelines but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin or relation died alongside with him in the plane crash leaving nobody behind for the claim. It is therefore upon this discovery that I decided to make this business proposals to you and Please the money to you as next of kin or relation to the deceased for safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it because I don't want the money to go into the bank treasury as unclaimed Bill. The request of foreigner in this transaction is necessary because our late customer was a foreigner and a Senegalese cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner. I have agreed that 30% of this money will be for you as foreigner partner in respect to the provision of a foreign account.10% will be set aside for expenses incurred during the business and 60% would be for me, after which I shall visit your country for disbursement according to the percentages indicated. Note : This transaction is 100% risk free as I have all requested information which shall aid the total accomplishment of this fund repatriation into your personal account as the beneficiary to the deceased. Upon the confirmation of your positive response , I shall send to you by fax / mail the commencement step , full information of the bank and that of the deceased for instant inception of this transaction. Your full names,telephone/fax number,mailing address,age and occupation would also be needed asap based on trust and honesty. Please get in touch with me by my email: [email@example.com] I look forward to your positive response. Best Regards. Yours Sincerely, DR. ALI MOMODO Acct Foreign Bill of Exchange BANK OF AFRICA (B.O.A)