A Scam Email with the Subject "I have an urgent business proposition for you." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 13 May 2010 10:46:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "SIMON DORNOO" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd GCB Head Office P. O. Box 134. Accra Dearest HOW ARE YOUR TODAY HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH YOU First of all, let me start by introducing myself. My name is Mr. Simon Dornoo I was appointed Managing Director of Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd. (GCB) effective March 04, 2010. I have an urgent and very Confidential business proposition for you. I am the accounting officer of Mr. Ken Lay, Enron founder, who died on July, 5th 2006, at the age of 64 and his friend and partner Mr. Jeffrey Schilling, Ex-Enron CEO who was recently convicted 24 years for his involvement on the collapse of Enron, the energy trading Giant in America. It will interest to know that on Wednesday, 7th February 2001, Mr. Ken Lay deposited a total sum of 21M dollars and on Tuesday, 24th April 2001, Mr. Jeffrey Schilling deposited 13.5M dollars in our Bank. These funds were deposited into a non-existing company's account which I opened in our bank (Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd) under their instructions, to avoid raising an eyebrow but unfortunately for them and fortunately for me, the 2 men are gone. So right now, we have the sum of 34.5M dollars lying in the 2 accounts without any proof of ownership as it was opened with non-existing companies name and the bank is not aware of the real beneficiaries as the accounts did not bear any name. As their accounting officer and financial adviser in charge of these Accounts, I can comfortable present you to the Bank as the real beneficiary of the funds and they have no right to deny the application. Consequently, my proposal is that I want to seek your consent as a foreigner to stand as the owner of any of these accounts, since it has no trace or Beneficiary which makes it easier and fine to transfer to your designated bank account as the beneficiary. The nature of my work as a staff of the Bank will Not allow me lay claim on the funds, hence this proposal to you and be informed that as long as you are ready to cooperate and be truthful to me, I can Assure you that the sky will be our limit. All documents and proves to enable you get any of the money will be carefully worked out and more so, I assure you That the business is risk free, as everything will be handled in accordance with the International Monetary Guidelines. I am offering you 40% for your cooperation in achieving this aim. Please, if you are interested in working with me, I will like you to send the below Information’s to enable me contact An accredited attorney to procure the necessary legal documents that will back up the transfer to your account: 1. YOUR FULL NAMES AND ADDRESS........................................... 2. AGE AND MARITAL STATUS............................. 3. OCCUPATION........................................... 4. NATIONALITY........................................... 5. TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBERS FOR EASY COMMUNICATIONS As soon as I receive your acceptance mail by forwarding the above information’s, further details will giving to you. Lastly, I want you to understand that this transaction requires trust, honest and above all, utmost confidentiality, to avoid escalating. Regards. Mr. Simon Dornoo Managing Director Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd. my cell number is +233 0547572059 You can call me for any information You wish to know about the Project