A Scam Email with the Subject "MR. ROLAND!! CONFIDENTIAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Feb 2010 09:59:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Roland Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, I am Mr.Roland Kudi Smith from Accra, here in Ghana. I work in one of the banks in Ghana. I am writing you from my office because of an opportunity that will be of an immense benefit for both of us. In my department, being the Manager Credit and Foreign Bills(Accra Regional Office),I will need your assistance in this business transaction.I would like you to stand as the next of kin to my deceased client,Mr Richard R. Lyons, who died in a plane crash in January 8,2003 plane crash.Check the website for the details of the plane crash: http://aviation.crosswindlanding.com/accidents/air_midwest_5481.htm He was a construction magnate who made a deposit of $17Million with our bank.He died without any registered next of kin and as such the funds now have an open beneficiary mandate. And the banking ethics here does not allow such money to stay more than seven years,because the money will be recalled to the bank treasury as unclaimed bill after this period. On your confirmation of this message and indicating your interest, I will furnish you with more details. Please endeavor to provide me the following in your reply. 1.Your Full Name: 2.Your Contact Address: 3.Your Profession: 4.Your Age: 5.Your Phone&Fax Number: I urgently hope to get your response as soon as possible. Yours Sincerely, Mr.Roland Kudi Smith Manager Credit and Foreign Bills (Accra Regional Office)