Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "DEAR FRIEND, CAN YOU HANDLE THIS PROJECT?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 11 Apr 2010 22:04:16 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "MR. KOMEN UYOYO"<>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Friend,

I have a proposal for you, this however is not mandatory nor will I in any manner compel you to 
honour the content against your will. I am Komen Uyoyo, I work with a bank (one of the leading 
banks in Africa). Here in this bank exists a dormant account for the past 8 years which belongs to 
an American national who is now late, Mr. John Cuthbertson, who died on  Alaska Airlines on Alaska 
Airline Flight 261 in January 31, 2000.

When I discovered that there had been no deposits or withdrawals from this account for this long 
period, I decided to carry out a system investigation and discovered that none of the family 
members nor relations of the late person is aware of this account. Now I want an account overseas 
where the bank will transfer this fund.

Thereafter, I will destroy all related documents to this account. It is a careful network and for 
the past eleven months I have worked out everything to ensure a hitch-free operation. The amount 
plus all the accumulated interest is US$15,500,000.00 (Fifteen million, Five hundred thousand US 
Dollars only).

Now my questions are: -

1. Can you handle this project?
2. Can I give you this trust?
3. What will be your commission if you can facilitate the movement of this fund to your account?

Consider these and get back to me as soon as possible with your full names, private telephone and 
fax numbers, corresponding postal address, etc. Finally, it is my humble request that the 
information as contained herein be accorded with every confidentiality and the necessary secrecy it 
deserves I expect your urgent response to this request, via my private email: 

Yours Sincerely,