This email with the subject "FROM MR MARK JOE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 20 Feb 2010 08:32:26 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr Mark Joe <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
My Name Is Mr. Mark Joe I am writing this letter in confidence believing to receive your urgent email.I need a honest and a trust worthy person to do joint business with.I am a manager of a financial institution ATLANTIQUE BANK BENIN I got your contact through a reliable source through Béninios chambers of commerce.
I am a married Man with two kids. I am writing to solicit your assistance in the transfer of $12,600.000.00 U.S D ollars. This fund shall be transfered to any designated account that shall be provided by you as my recepient.I have since, placed this amount of $12,600.000.00 U.S Dollars on an Escrow Coded account without a beneficiary (Anonymous) to avoid trace.
As an officer of the bank, I cannot be directly connected to this money thus I am impelled to request for your assistance to receive this money into your bank account on my behalf.
These shall be done through bank-to-bank transfer. All I need from you is to stand as the original depositor of this fund so that the fund can be transferred to your account. If you accept this offer, I will appreciate your timely response,
E- mail: email@example.com.
Mr. Mark Joe