This email with the subject "Urgent!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 29 Apr 2010 14:57:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr.John Kunte Segbeya"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, Good day and sorry if this proposal is contrary to your ethics and values but treat confidential taking into account the deal and amount in question. I am Mr.John Kunte Segbeya.I work for Credit BRS Sarl Benin. I am writing you from my office that will be of an imense benefit to both of us.In my department,being the assistant manager Cotonou Regional Office, I discovered an abandoned transaction of 250kg GOLD AND the sum of 6.486 million GBP (Six Million Four Hundred and Eighty Six Great British Pounds) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late Mr.Thomson Morrison American citizen who unfortunately lost his life in the plane crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 which crashed on January 31 2000,including his wife and only daughter. The choice of contacting you is aroused from the geograpgical nature of where you live, particularly due to the sensivity of the transaction and the confidentiality herein. Now our finance institution has been waiting for any of the relatives to come-up for the claim but nobody has done that. I personally has been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for 2 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin/Will Beneficiary to the deceased so that the proceeds of this account valued at 6.486 Million Pounds can be paid to you. This will be disbursed or shared in these percentages,60% to me and 40% to you. I have secured all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up this claim we are making. All i need is to fillin your names to the documents and legalise it in the court here to prove you as the legitimate beneficiary. As it stand,all I require now is your honest Co-operation,Confidentiality and Trust to see this deal through. I guarantee you that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. I need the following below for the deal to start: as we have 7 days to run it through. This is very very URGENT PLEASE. 1. Full Name 2. Your Direct Telephone,fax and mobile Number 3. Your full Contact Address 4.Scan copy of your international passport,ID or Drivers license 5.Age and Occupation including position at place of work Having gone through a methodical search, I decided to contact you hoping that you will find this proposal interesting. Upon your confirmation of this message and indicating your interest,I will furnish you with more information. Endeavor to let me know your decision rather than keep me waiting. Your early reply will be highly appreciated. Regards Mr.John Kunte Segbeya (CREDIT BRS BENIN)