This email with the subject "REQUEST ASSISTANCE/PARTNERSHIP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 24 Aug 2006 22:58:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was louis mbanefo <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF DR louis mbanefo E-MAIL :firstname.lastname@example.org DEAR SIR/MA, REQUEST ASSISTANCE/PARTNERSHIP IN A TRANSFER. I AM AN ACCOUNTANT AND ALSO A MEMBER OF A CONTRACT AWARD AND REVIEW COMMITTEE. A CONTRACT ALREADY EXECUTED BY A FOREIGN FIRM IN AFRICA IN 2004 WAS OVER-INVOICED BY US TO THE TUNE OF EIGHTEEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS ONLY. $18.5mUSD IN THE LIGHT OF THE ABOVE, I ASKED YOU FOR ASSISTANCE IN THE TRANSFER OF THE EXCESS FLOATING IN A SUSPENCE ACCOUNT INTO A FOREIGN ACCOUNT YOU MAY WISH TO PROVIDE, FOR IT WAS A CATEGORY "A" CONTRACT, (STRICTLY RESERVED FOR A FOREIGN CONTRACTORS) THIS INFORM MY REQUEST, AND ALSO THAT I AM FORBIDDEN BY MY GOVERNMENT TO RUN ANY FOREGN ACCOUNT. AFTER THE SUCCESSFUL TRANSFER, 30% OF THE TOTAL SUM WILL GO TO YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE. 10% OF THE TOTAL SUM TO COMPENSATE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL EXPENSES INCURED BY BOTH PARTIES. MORE DETAILS WILL BE GIVEN IN THE COURSE OF CORRESPONDENCE.YOUR CONFIDENTIALITY IS HIGLY REQUIRED SINCE I AM STILL IN ACTIVE SERVICE.THANK YOU FOR YOUR ANTICIPATED CORPORATION. REGARDS, DR louis mbanefo (FSS, CFR) NB: PLEASE REPLY ME THROUGH MY E- MAIL:email@example.com