This 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"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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. Regards, Mr. Sipho Vilakazi email@example.com