This email with the subject "Dear friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 16 May 2009 09:27:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear friend, I am Mr Ezi Mmiri, an accountant in a financial institution here in Burkina Faso . I discovered (US$10,500,000.00) in account that belongs to our late customer Mr Paul Louis Halley who died altogether with his entire family in a plane crash since year 2003 as you can see below:(http://newswww.bbc.net. uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/oxfordshire/4537663.stm) I have concluded to claim and transfer the fund (US$10,500,000.00) to abroad for investment and also help the needy. Therefore i need your urgent assistance to transfer the fund into any available bank account of yours as a foreigner and the (next of kin) to the fund.Update me immediately with your private telephone/mobile number for easy communication and conversation. Please reply if you can be trusted in this deal as i have made every needful findings, observation and arrangement to guarrantee 100% success and risk-free. Thanks, Mr Ezi Mmiri Africa Developement Bank,(A.D.B) Burkina Faso , West Africa Private e-mail: email@example.com