A Scam Email with the Subject "Compliments of the day." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 24 Mar 2010 07:09:06 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Welter Igho <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear prospective Partner, I am Welter Igho, an Account Representative to a deceased Immigrant, who was a businessman/contractor in my country,with the Crude Oil sector. Here in after shall be referred to as my client, On the 6th of August 1997, he was among those passengers aboard who died in a plane crash (Korean Air Flight 801). For your verification you can visit: http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9708/06/guam.passenger.list/. Since then I have been managing his properties and contracts, which he implemented in the oil industries. Now the money for the contract has been deposited. In the light of the above, you are to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by his bank. Especially now that the bank has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscate within a short time. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 13 years now, I seek Your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you,I have all necessary informations that can be used to back up this Claim. All I require is your honest co-operation to enable us seeing this deal through. I guarantee that this transaction shall be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect both parties from any breach of the law. Please, If you are interested and ready to assist in this project, I am certain it will take only a few working days to get things done and i will join you for further business. You can email as soon as possible. You will be entitled to 20% of the fund, 70% will be for me and my partner, while 10% has been mapped out to cover all expenses that might be incurred by both parties during the course of this transaction both local and International Expenses. Can you be of assistance? I shall give Details when you reply. Sincerely yours, Best Regards, Welter Igho