The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  Fwd: DEAR FRIEND
From:  michael hernandez <wdalaskan@yahoo.com>
Date:  Mon, 14 Jul 2008 10:00:38 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Fwd: DEAR FRIEND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 14 Jul 2008 10:00:38 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was michael hernandez <wdalaskan@yahoo.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

DEAR FRIEND,
                                      
I AM MR. DESMOND TUTU , THE DIRECTOR IN CHARGE OF AUDITING AND ACCOUNTING SECTION OF THE ICB BANK   ACCRA GHANA WEST AFRICA WITH DUE RESPECT AND REGARD.
I HAVE DECIDED TO CONTACT YOU ON A BUSINESS TRANSACTION THAT WILL BE VERY BENEFICIAL TO BOTH OF US AT END OF THE TRANSACTION.
DURING OUR INVESTIGATION AND AUDITING IN THIS BANK,IN MY DEPARTMENT I CAME ACROSS A VERY HUGE SUM OF MONEY BELONGING TO A DECEASED PERSON WHO DIED ON 26TH DECEMBER 2003 IN A PLANE CRASH AT BENIN REPUBLIC AND THE FUND HAS BEEN DORMANT IN HIS ACCOUNT WITH THIS BANK WITHOUT ANY CLAIM OF THE FUND IN OUR CUSTODY EITHER FROM HIS FAMILY OR RELATION BEFORE OUR DISCOVERY TO THIS DEVELOPMENT.THE SAID AMOUNT WAS U.S $18.5M (EIGHT MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND  UNITED STATES DOLLARS)AS IT MAY INTEREST YOU TO KNOW,I GOT YOUR IMPRESSIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE GHANA CHAMBER OF FOREIGN RELATIONS HERE IN ACCRA GHANA.
 
MEANWHILE,ALL THE WHOLE ARRANGEMENT TO PUT CLAIM OVER THIS FUND AS THE BONAFIDE NEXT OF KIN TO THE DECEASED,GET THE REQUIRED APPROVAL AND TRANSFER THIS MONEY TO A FOREIGN ACCOUNT HAS BEEN PUT IN PLACE AND DIRECTIVES AND NEEDED INFORMATION WILL BE RELAYED TO YOU AS SOON AS YOU INDICATE YOUR INTEREST AND WILLINGNESS TO ASSIST ME AND ALSO BENEFIT YOUR SELF TO THIS GREAT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY.
 
IN FACT,I COULD HAVE DONE THIS DEAL ALONE BUT BECAUSE OF MY POSITION IN THIS BANK AS A CIVIL SERVANT(A BANKER) WE ARE NOT ALLOWED TO OPERATE A FOREIGN ACCOUNT AND WOULD EVENTUALLY RAISE AN EYE BROW ON MY SIDE DURING THE TRANSFER BECAUSE I STILL WORKING IN THIS BANK.THIS IS THE ACTUAL REASON WHY IT WILL REQUIRE A SECOND PARTY OR FELLOW WHO WILL FORWARD CLAIMS AS THE NEXT OF KIN WITH AFFIDAVIT OF TRUST OF OATH TO THE BANK AND ALSO PRESENT A FOREIGN ACCOUNT WHERE HE WILL NEED THE MONEY TO BE RE-TRANSFERRED INTO ON HIS REQUEST AS IT MAY BE AFTER DUE VERIFICATION AND CLARIFICATION BY THE CORRESPONDENT BRANCH OF THE BANK WHERE THE WHOLE MONEY WILL BE REMITTED FROM TO YOUR OWN DESIGNATION BANK ACCOUNT.
 
THEN ON THE SMOOTH CONCLUSION OF THIS TRANSACTION, YOU WILL ENTITLE TO 45% OF THE TOTAL SUM AS GRATIFICATION, WHILE 55% WILL BE FOR ME. PLEASE, YOU HAVE BEEN ADVICED TO KEEP "TOP SECRET"AS I AM STILL IN SERVICE AND INTEND TO RETIRE FROM SERVICE AFTER I CONCLUDE THIS DEAL WITH YOU. I WILL BE MONTORING THE WHOLE SITUTATION HERE IN THIS BANK UNTILL YOU CONFIRM THE MONEY IN YOUR ACCOUNT BEFORE MY PROCEEDING TO YOUR COUNTRY FOR SUBSEQUENT SHARING OF THE FUND ACCORDING TO PERCENTAGE PREVOUSLY INDICATED. ALL OTHER NECESSARY INFORMATION WILL BE SEND TO YOU WHEN I HEAR FROM YOU. THANKS.
 
YOUR'S FAITHFULLY
MR. DESMOND TUTU

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