This email with the subject "A Recommendation by a friend." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 28 May 2010 18:28:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr Henry Mbekhi"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, This message might meet you in utmost surprise however, it’s just my urgent need for a foreign partner that made me contact you for this transaction. My name is Henry Mbekhi and I work with a Commercial Bank here in Johannesburg, South Africa. We had a customer that had a deposit of 24.5M United States Dollars, before he died in a plane crash with his wife and only Child about 7years now (July 21 2003) and since he died, we in the Bank here have been expecting his/her next of kin/relative(s) for the inheritance of the deposit, but none has surfaced You can confirm the geniuses of the deceased death by clicking on this web site:http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/africa/07/20/kenya.crash/index.html Hence, I am inviting you for a business deal and the proceedings of the transaction will be shared 65% for me and 25% for you, while 10% will be for expenses incurred during the course of the transaction. Kindly indicate your willingness and we shall proceed with the initial step for the claim, if you agree to my business proposal. Eagerly waiting for your response Please reply me on this Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Call me on my direct line +27 83-317-5041, for more detailed information, if the email didn't go through. Mr. Henry Mbekhi