A Scam Email with the Subject "Your Urgent Response is Required!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 05 Aug 2009 05:40:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr David M. Edwards" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Director International Capital Market Group( I.C.M.G) London. Dear Friend, I am Mr. David Edwards, an investment banker and also a director of the international capital market and monitoring group.This body is a united nations and world bank,supervised financial institution,for third world countries.We are mandated with financing and supervising developmental projects in third world oil producing and designated countries. I guess this mail will come to you as a surprise, I believe it's God's direction, the fact is that you and two other people where the result of my search for a foreign contact. It became imperative to contact you as we have a proposal which would be of a beneficial nature mutually,if properly understood and pursued with sincerity.My colleagues have mandated me to see this proposal through if as promised i can get a sincere partner to asist for a consideration.The partner must be able to guarantee that no party would be shortchanged at the end of this venture,and must be well to do so that greed does not come into play,as a lot of funds are involved here.Hence the reason for this mail. We shall be transferring the money to your account with you as the beneficiary, under the guise that you are been contracted to eradicate tuberculosis and cholera in HAITI. My committee in the (I.C.M.G) is responsible for the management of and disbursement of capital project funds,which accrues from oil sales excess reserves and grants.The revenue under our control runs into several hundred of millions of dollars monthly. Myself and other colleagues in the I.C.M.G. are currently in need of a foreign partner with whose bank account we shall transfer the sum of ($45.7M). This fundS ARE IN A DEDICATED ESCROW ACCOUNT WHICH IS NOT UNDER SUPERVISION OR MONITORING BY THE WORLD BODIES. However, even though we are well trained in the management and transfer of funds we are in a fix over this as we do not have the wherewithal to do this on our own due to certain limitations.This is why you had to come in, for a renumeration,which will be discussed once you have accepted this proposal. On receipt of this letter,(original sent by mail), please reply me through this reserved mail box email@example.com. Your percentage will be discussed, you must however note that this proposal with regards to our disposition to continue with you, is hinged on these terms. Firstly, our conviction of your transparency, Secondly that you regard this proposal with all the seriousness it deserves,without us ever fearing that we will be betrayed or letdown once funds are in your immediate control.Note that we are expert practitioners in funds management and we have the blueprint to see to the conclusion of this venture legitimately.Thirdly your account must be able to accomodate the funds without hitch. I will furnish you with further detailed information upon your response. I look forward to hearing from you and seek your transparency in this transaction, Please email your response to me through firstname.lastname@example.org so i can also give you my phone contact numbers.More so, I will also appreciate you send me your Telephone/Fax number in your response. Sincerely yours, Mr. David Edwards.