This email with the subject "Fwd: Dear Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 30 Apr 2008 15:08:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Richard Tatro <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, It has been long we communicated last, am so sorry for the delay ,I mean your cheque of ($850.000.00) that my boss asked me to mail to you as soon as you request for, but due to some minor issue you fails to respond at the aproprate time, and presently the cheque is with me here in BENIN REPUBLIC. Though I had a new contact from a friend of mine who works with one the Diplomatic Courier Company here in BENIN REPUBLIC that will deliver your cheque at your door step with a cheeper rate, which the company said that it will cost you the sum of( $95) us dollars, so you have to register with them now.Below is thier email address: (firstname.lastname@example.org) (email@example.com) and the Directors name is ( Dr.Nana Obodo).Telephone.. 00229-93-706-283 Please do get back to me as soon as you have contacted the Diplomatic Courier Company so I can be able to submit your cheque to them immediately. I wait to hear from you soon. Thank you. Nweze Agu