A Scam Email with the Subject "Read And Get Back to My." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 15 Aug 2009 03:19:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Smith <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Mr Mark Smith the director in charge of Auditing and Accounting Department of Bank of Africa Benin in West Africa, and also the account officer of Mr.Robert Bouabjian,(the MD Menemenlioglu construction sarl) of Lebanese Origin. Unfortunately he died in the plane crash of Union Transport Africaines Flight Boeing 727 in Cotonou Benin Republic on the December 25,2003. Before his death on the 25th December 2003, Mr.Robert Bouabjian had a fixed deposit account with the bank and no other person outside the bank knows about this account or any thing concerning it, the account has no other beneficiary and my investigation proved that his supposed next of kin died along with him in the crash. Since then I have made several enquiries to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to contact you. I contacted you to assist in transffering the money left behind by my client to your nominated account before the bank confiscates the fund. Consequently, since l have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 6 years now. I seek your consent, to present you as the next of kin of the deceased so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$28.3 million can be paid into your account so that you can invest this money wisely for me. We shall procure all necessary legal document that can be used to back up any claim we may make. All I require is your honest co-operation to enable us see this deal through.I guarantee that this deal will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. If this proposal is acceptable to you, kindly email the following information to me: a. Complete names/ your address b. Private telephone number c. Private fax number d. Private email e.Bank account details were this funds will be transfered. Have a nice day and God bless. Sincerely, Dr Mark Smith