A Scam Email with the Subject "ACKNOWLEDGE MY MAIL (Mutual Benefit)12/12/2006" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 12 Dec 2006 15:49:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Mr.Felix Martins <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Please I Need A Trustworthy Person FROM THE DESK OF: FELIX MARTINS ECOBANK GHANA LTD. 19, SEVENTH AVE., RIDGE (WEST) PRIVATE MAIL BAG, GENERAL POST OFFICE ACCRA - GHANA PLS SEND REPLY TO MY PRIVATE BOX :firstname.lastname@example.org Dear respectful one, I Am FELIX MARTINS, a Manager in the Bills and Exchange at the Foreign Remittance Department Of One of the Leading Banks in Ghana. I am writing this Letter to Ask for Your Support and Cooperation to Carry out This Business Opportunity in My Department. We Discovered an Abandoned Sum of $US$51,000,000.00(Fifty _One Million Us Dollars)In an Account That Belongs To One Of Our Foreign Customers Who Died Along With His Entire Family A Wife And Two Children in November 1999 in an Auto Crash. Since We Heard Of His Death, We Have Been Expecting His Next-Of-Kin To Come Over and Put Claims for His Money as the Heir, Because We Cannot Release The Fund from His Account Unless Someone Applies For Claim As The Next-Of-Kin to the Deceased As Indicated In Our Banking Guidelines. Unfortunately, Neither Their Family Member or Distant Relative Has Ever appeared To Claim the Said Fund. It Is In Our Banking Guideline That If None Of the Relatives Come Up To Claim This Fund after 6years of the Death of the Late Customer, the Fund Will Be Regarded As an Unclaimed Bill and Will Be Transferred To the Banks Treasury Account. Upon This Discovery, I and Other Officials in My Department Have Agreed To Make Business with You and Release the Total Amount into Your Account As The Heir of the Fund since No One Came For It Or Discovered He Maintained Account with Our Bank,Otherwise the Fund Will Be Returned To the Banks Treasury as Unclaimed Fund. We Have Agreed That Our Ratio Of Sharing Will Be As Stated Thus;30% For You As Foreign Partner, 65 % For Us The Officials In My Department And 5 % For The Settlement Of All Local And Foreign Expenses Incurred By Us And You During The Course Of This Business. Upon The Successful Completion Of This Transfer, I And One Of My Colleagues Will Come To Your Country And Mind Our Share. It Is From Our 75% We Intend To Import Agricultural Machineries Into My Country As a Way Of Recycling The Fund. To Commence This Transaction, We Require You to Immediately Indicate. You’re Interest by A Return E-Mail with the Following Information: 1) Your Private Telephone and Fax Number 2. Your Full Name Upon The Receipt of This, I Will In turn Get Back to You and Give You the Modalities for the Bank to Approve You as the Next Of Kin. Note Also, This Transaction Must Be Kept Because Of Its Nature. I Look Forward To Receiving Your Prompt Response. YOU’RE ROLE: All I Need From You Is To Stand As The Beneficiary Of The Above Quoted Sum And I Will Re-Profile The Funds With Your Name, Which Will Enable The Bank Transfer The Sum To You. I Have Decided To Use This Sum To Relocate To American Continent And As Soon As I Confirm Your Readiness To Conclude The Transaction With Me, I Will Provide You With The Details. Please Reach Me through This Email:email@example.com Best Regards FELIX MARTINS