This email with the subject "PERSONAL MEMO/CONFIDENTIAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 30 Mar 2010 13:01:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Antonio Perez <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Respected My name is Mr. Antonio Perez currently Manager Credit and Foreign Bills here in (Accra Regional Office) at Ghana, And a personal account manager to late Mohammed al Nasser. And this deceased client of mine died as a result of a heart-related condition in February 2003.I have contacted you to assist in the distribution of the funds left behind by my late client.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., and this deposit valued :( US$ 21.4 million) United States Dollars. Our bank has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin of my client, or have the account confiscated. My proposition to you is to seek your consent in presenting you as the next of kin (beneficiary) to my late Clientâs deposited funds, since you are a foreigner, So that the proceeds of this account can be remitted into your account as a foreign Partner. Then we can both share the funds on a mutual agreement and Percentage. He was a construction magnate who made a deposit of $21 .4Million with our bank and died without any registered next of kin and as such the funds now have an open beneficiary mandate. All legal documentations to back up your claims as my late client's next of kin will be provided. All I require is your absolute honesty, co-operation and total adherence to my instructions, to enable us transfer this funds into your account smoothly. This transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement, which will protect you from any Infraction of the law. If this proposition offends your moral ethics, do accept my sincere Apology. In the contrary, if it pleases you, then contact me with urgency indicating your interest. 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.Antonio Perez Manager Credit and Foreign Bills (Accra Regional Office)