The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  From Mr. S. V.
From:  "Mr. Sipho Vilakazi"<>
Date:  Sun, 11 Oct 2009 13:17:00 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "From Mr. S. V." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 11 Oct 2009 13:17:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Sipho Vilakazi"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,
I am Mr. Sipho Vilakazi, Accountant/manager at the Internal auditing department of a leading bank 
in South Africa; In my department, we discovered an abandoned sum of US$17,500,000.00(Seventeen 
Million, Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars only) in an account that belonged to one of our 
foreign customers who died along with his entire family, we want to present you as the next of kin 
of the deceased, so that the funds can be approved in your name. The mode of sharing after a 
successful transfer shall be 60% for us and 40% for you, if you are interested give me your full 
names and direct telephone number so that I can contact you with more details.
I await your response.
Mr. Sipho Vilakazi