A Scam Email with the Subject "CAN I TRUST YOU?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 27 Aug 2008 07:08:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was wale walter <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From Mr Walter wale. Cotonou republic of Benin Dear friend, I hope that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident that i am about to repose on you for the mutual benefit of our both families. We have never met before but I believe that we will know each other very soon. I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of ($15.5) million into your account. The money has been dormant for years in our bank here without any body coming for it. I want you to apply for the fund as the business partner/nearest person to our deceased customer (the owner of the account) who died a long with his supposed next of kin in an air crash few years ago. I don't want the money to go into our bank treasury as unclaimed fund. So this is the reason why I contacted you, so that we will release the money to you as the business partner to the deceased customer. Meanwhile, all the whole arrangement to make you the benefice next of kin to the deceased has been made and all his information in right in my office. the 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. I am the bill and exchange manager Bank of Africa here in Cotonou Benin republic. So, your interest will be highly protected in this bank as soon as you indicate your interest. Upon receipt of your reply, I will send you full details on how the business will be executed and also note that you will have 40% of the above mentioned sum if you agree to transact the business with me. I know you will not feel comfortable to release your contact as you donât know me in person but you donât have to fear for anything. Reply with you private telephone number so that i will call you to explain better to you. Thanks and hoping to hear from you. Call me on my private telephone number.0022998318808. Mr Walter wale.