This email with the subject "I NEED YOUR URGENT REPLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 12 May 2010 18:56:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Abass Ataya <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, How Are You? I Know That This Mail May Come To You Almost A Surprise As We Never Met Before, Well I Saw Your Contact Email From Burkina Faso Chambers Of Commerce, After Much Consideration I Decided To Write You Since I Cannot Be Able To See You Face To Face, At First I Strongly Believed That Any Information Received From The Chambers Of Commerce Office Is Correct And Trusted. But Never Mind, I Am From (Burkina Faso West Africa) Mr. Abassa Ataya By Name, An Auditing Debt Manager In Our Bank Here IDB BANK Have An Opportunity To The Sum Of Ten Millions, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (US$10.500, 000.00), To Transfer Into Your Nominated Bank Account (The Owner Of The Money) Is An. IRAQ. Who Died A Long With His Entire Family During The Iraq War, Upon Your Reply And Interest You May View The Website: http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/ meast/10/11/iraq.deaths/ If You Accept This Offer To Work With Me, And You Find This Proposal Suitable For You Do Furnish Me With The Following Information. Your Full Name................... Your Country................ Your Private Telephone............... Your Age and Sex.................... I Will Appreciate It Very Much, If This Proposal Is Acceptable By You, Do Not Make Undue Advantage Of The Trust I Have Bestowed On You, And I Assure You We Can Achieve It Successfully. Reply me through this email email@example.com This Is My Private Phone Number You Can Call Me For More Explanation. Mr Abassa Ataya Foreign Remittance Manager