This email with the subject "try and get back to me." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 02 Feb 2007 09:47:30 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr.Abdull.Nasser" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear sir, URGENT AND CONFIDENTIAL -------------------------- I write to introduce this important business opportunity to you irespective of the fact that we have not seen or known each other before but I believe that it will be of immense benefit to both of us.Let me formally introduce myself. I am Mr.ABDULLAH NASSER, a Manager of one of the Apex bank here. I got your particulars in my earnst search for a reliable individual who can assist me in this transaction, with the belief in God that you will never let me down.There is an outstanding sum of US$10.2,Million( Ten million two hundred thousand United States Dollars)belonging to late Mr.Andreas B.Smith, a foreigner and miner in the Kruger Gold Co. a geologist by profession. This fund was deposited since 2000 by the deacesed and since 2002 nobody has operated the said account. After going through some old files in the records, I discovered that the owner of this dormant account Mr.Andreas B. Simth does no longer exist and that if I do not remit this fund out urgently, it would be forfeited for nothing. I am contacting you because of the need to involve a foreigner with foreign account and foreign beneficiary. I need your full co-operation to make this work out fine because the management is ready to approve this payment to a foreigner, who has the correct information of this account which I will provide to you. Should this interest you, kindly furnish me with your overseas bank account details including your private phone and fax number for easy comunication. With my position now in the office, I can arrange for the transfer of this fund to any foreign reliable account which you can provide with assurance that this money will be intact pending my physical arrival in your country for sharing. I will destroy all documents of transaction immediately you recieve this fund leaving no trace to any place. and will also use my position and influence to effect legal approvals and onward transfer of the money to your account with appropriate clearance forms of ministries and foreign exchange departments. I have resolved to compensate you by offering a brokerage commission of 20% net pre-transfer expenses you may incure, 5% set aside for general expenses 75% will be for me and I guarantee that all expenses during the transfer are subject to refund. Most importantly, I must emphasize that this business requires utmost confidentiality and trust. We need to go into an agreement that will bind us together and the same will protect our individual interest in the near future. I will apply for annual leave to get a Visa for a trip to your country once this money is transferred into your foreign account. In recognition of your personal executive power and investment opportunities that is abound in your country, do know that I have in mind to establish a genuine business relationship with you in the nearest future, if you will be able to help me. In order to expedite action, let me recieve your approval or reply through the above phone numbers or by e-mail. Please accept my compliments, as I await for your kind response. Yours Sincerely, Mr.ABDULLAH NASSER