A Scam Email with the Subject "American Merchant Bank Ltd" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 26 Jul 2006 07:32:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was EMMA TAIWO <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
The Branch Manager. American Merchant Bank Ltd 23McCarthy Street, Boston House Wuse II, Abuja, Email- firstname.lastname@example.org Attn: Dear Friend, This email will come to you as a surprise since we do not know eachother before-now. well I got your e-mail through your country'sprofile on the internet. And i humbly seek your willingness toassist in this regard. Friend, an account was opened in this bank in 1994 and since 2001 nobody has operated this account again After going through some old files in the bank records, I discovered it was involveing (US$35.6M) THIRTY FIVE MILLION SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATEDOLLARS. in account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late Mr. Morris Thompson an American who unfortunately lost his life in the plane crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 which crashed on January 31 2000, including his wife and only daughter. if I do not remit this money out urgently it would be forfeited for nothing You shall read more about the crash on visiting this site. http://www.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01/alaska.airlines.list/ and http://www. nativefederation.org/history/people/mThompson.html I am contacting you as a foreigner because this money cannot be approved to a local bank here, but can only be approved to any foreign account because the money is in US Dollars and the former owner of the account was a foreigner too. I know that this massage will come to you as a surprise as we don't know ourselves before, We will sign an agreement, but be sured that it is real and a genuine business.it is 100% risk free. And mind you,it's confidentail. Please reply urgently so that I will inform you the next step to take immediately. At the conclusion of this business, you will be given 30% of the total amount while 5% will be for expenses both parties might have incurred during the process of transferring this fund. I look forwrad to hearing from you soonest via this email. You can as well forward your direct telephone number for easier communication. Yours Faithfully, Mr Emmanuel Taiwo