This email with the subject "From The Desk of Mr. Desmond Williams" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 13 Feb 2010 22:10:15 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was desmondwilliams <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From The Desk of Mr. Desmond Williams
Bill and Exchange Manager
Foreign Remittance Dept
Bank of Africa
I sourced your email from a human resource profile database in the chamber, my name is Mr .Desmond Williams. Account officer to late Mr. Morris Thompson from America who is an gold merchant Agent here in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso,
a well known Philanthropist before he died. He made a Will stating that $10.5Million dollars (ten million five hundred thousand US) should be given to a citizen of our choice overseas. I have made a random draw and your e-mail address was picked as the beneficiary to this Will..
I am particularly interested in securing this money from the Bank because they have issued a notice instructing me been the account officer to produce the beneficiary of this before end of this 2009 else the money will be credited to the Government treasury as per law here. It is my utmost desire to execute the Will of my late client Mr. Morris Thompson since he is no more alive, both wife Thelma Thompson, and daughter Sheryl Thompson.
if you are interested, you are required to contact me immediately to start the documentation process with the help of a legal practitioner.. I urge you to contact me immediately for further details bearing in mind that the Bank has given us a date limit, please act fast. I await your urgent response.
Meanwhile I request on your return mail, kindly re-send me your data's information's:
1. Your Name in Full:
2. Your Address:
3. You’re Occupation:
4. Your Nationality:
5. Your City
6. You’re Telephone with
7. Mobile number:
8. Your Age:
9. Your Gender:
However, feel free to ask me any question and I promise to clarify you on any doubts.. transaction with
Bank of Africa
Ouagadougou Burkina Faso.