A Scam Email with the Subject "GREETINGS FUND FOR INVESTMENT??" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 27 May 2010 18:09:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr.Anderson."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Bank Of Africa
Cotonou Benin Branch,
Av. Jean Paul II,
Carrefour des Trois Banques,
01 BP 2020 - Cotonou.
I am Mr Anderson maco.,one of the Directors in charge of Auditing and Accounting section in Bank Of Africa in Cotonou and also Chairman of Investigating and Auditing Department of this Bank.With due respect and regard,I have decided to contact you on a Business Transaction that will be very beneficial to both of us and our families in future.
During our Investigation and Auditing in this Bank, my department came across a very huge sum of money belonging to one Deceased Mr.John Paul Getty from United States of America who died on Apr.17,2003 after a brief illness in London Hospital.
As the fund has been dormant in his account with this Bank without any claim of the fund in our custody either from his family or relation because he did not indicate any next of kin to this account incase of death such as these.
Although personally,I keep this information secret within myself and partners to enable the whole plans and idea be profitable and successful during the time of execution.The said amount is U.S $25.5m (Twenty Five Million,five hundred thousand United States Dollars).
As it may interest you to know,I got your impressive informationm through one of my good friends who works with Chamber of commerce on foreign business relations in Exbittion center here in cotonou though I did not disclose the deal to him.
I will not fail to inform you that this transaction is 100% risk free.On smooth Conclusion of this transaction,you will be entitled to 35% of the total sum as gratification,while 5% will be set aside to take care of expenses that may arise during the time of transfer and also telephone bills,while 64% will be for me and my partners.
All other necessary vital information will be sent to you when I hear from you.I suggest you get back to me as soon as possible stating your wish in this deal.I am expecting your urgent reply as soon as you receive this message.Please send your response urgent.
(God bless you And your family )