A Scam Email with the Subject "DEAR SIR/MADAM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 31 Oct 2009 22:19:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr. Lawrence Newton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
My name is Mr Lawrence Adu-Mante.
I am the Regional Manager of commercial Bank of Ghana,[G.C.B] Accra branch Ghana.
I write you this proposal in good faith; I am a man of peace, and have sincere respect
for human feelings and opinions. I have packaged a financial transaction that will benefit
you and I. As the Regional Manager of Ghana Commercial Bank [G.C.B] it is my duty to send
in financial report to my head office in the capital city, Accra at the end of each business
year. On the course of last year, 2008 business report, I discovered that the branch in which
I am the Manager made 6.550 Million United States Dollars ($6,550,000.00) which my head office
is not aware of and will never be aware of. I have placed this funds on what we call Escrow
account with no beneficiary. As an officer of this bank I cannot be directly connected to this
money, so my aim of contacting you is to assist me receive this money in your bank account and
get 40% of the total funds as commission. There are practically no risks involved, the transaction
will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law,
it will be simply a bank to bank transfer, and all I need from you is to stand claim as the original
depositor of these funds with my branch so that my head office can order the transfer to your
designated bank account under few working days. If you accept to work with me I will appreciate it
very much. My email is(email@example.com). I wait for your reply.
Mr. Lawrence Newton Adu-Mante
Ghana Commercial Bank [G.C.B]