A Scam Email with the Subject "DEAR SIR/MADAM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 08 Nov 2009 19:24:09 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 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 I 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 bank's branch that i manage made
6.550 Million United States Dollars ($6,550,000.00) which my head office, I have kept this away from the Head office and
irrelevant personnels for the success of my motive.
I have placed this funds in Escrow account with no beneficiary. But as an officer of this bank I cannot be directly connected
to this money, so I have considered and decided to contact you for assistance in tansferring this sum into your bank account as
the beneficiary of the our late customer/client whom i investigated and discovered died in an automobile accidents just months
afters He made the deposit without including a next of kin. I am willing to offer you up to 40% of the entire sum on the
fufilment of your part in the process. 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.
Immediately I hear from you, we will proceed to contactting the barister for the preparation of all neccessary legal
documentations, and if all arrangements are finalized, Transfer can be done under few working days.
I need your help in this risk free enterprise, you have absolutely nothing to loose.
My emails are (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org)
I wait for your reply.
Mr. Lawrence Newton Adu-Mante
Ghana Commercial Bank [G.C.B]