A Scam Email with the Subject "CONTACT ME" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 15 Feb 2009 12:56:38 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr Smith" <Oba@alitour.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Smith Oba I am a Personal Account accountant to a deceased Immigrant, who was a business man/contractor in my country with the Crude Oil sector of the government. Here-in-after shall be referred to as my client.On the 6th of June 2002, my client, his wife and their three Children died in the Kenyan Airways plane crash from U.A.E.Since then I have been managing his properties, and a contract, which he executed for the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Which I monitored the payment as his attorney. Now the money for the contract has been deposited in a bank which I would want you to assist in repatriating before it gets confiscated by the government,Particularly,the bank has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within a short period of time.The deceasedhas an account Valued at $25 Million Dollars (USD). Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 7 months now I seek Your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased,so that the proceeds of this account valued at $25 million dollars can be paid to you and then you, I and his account officer would share the money. 45% to me and the accountant, 45% for you, 10% for miscellaneous expenses that might arise. I have all necessary information that can be used to back up any Claim we may make. All I require is your honest co-operation to enable us to see this deal through.I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Below is the information needed from you so that I can start processing for the documents. 1. YOUR FULL NAME 2. YOUR FULL HOME ADDRESS 3. YOUR TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER 4. YOUR OCCUPATION 5. YOUR NATIONALITY 6. YOUR SEX 7. YOUR AGE 8. YOUR ID CARD OR PICTURE Please get in touch with me as soon as possible with your full names and address,personal telephone and fax numbers to enable us discuss further about this transaction. Kindest Regards Smith Oba.