A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM BEN KAROS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 05 Apr 2010 02:20:27 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "MR BEN KARO" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn:Sir/Madam, It was Resolved and Agreed that your Over Due Payment Claim of $28.5M, would be released to you on a special method of payment tag CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT/TT TRANSFER. I have the opportunity to write you Based on the instructions I received two days ago from the Foreign Debts reconciliation department of the Federal Ministry of Finance,Abuja,Nigeria to submit the List of all unclaimed foreign contractors who are yet to receive their contract Sum.It is on this reason that iam contacting you to strike a deal with you under the following conditions:1,I will personally assist you to make a recommendation and programme your payment in accordance with the foreign payment law.2,All relevant applications and approvals will be done by me here,given the nature of the contract3, I shall be entitle to 15% of the contract value payable to me as soon as the fund is received into your account4,There should be no third parties as most problem associated with Your fund release are caused by your agents and representatives.You will be advise on what to do immediately prior to the commencement of the transferas I will proceed to fix your name on the Payment Schedule. I hope you won't reject this offer and have your funds transferred. Waiting for your your urgent reply Please send your reply to email@example.com BEN KARO