A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT RESPOND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 14 Jun 2010 15:09:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Wakinta Benson <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/ Madam Good day, with due respect, trust, and humanity, I'm Mr. Wakinta Benson a native of Burkina Faso in West African region. I am a senior member of a reputable bank here in Burkina Faso . I'm writing to you in order to propose a business transaction of 18 million dollars which I believe will be of a great interest to both of us. I found your contact while I was doing a private research on the Internet after my fasting & prayers to get a reliable and capable foreign partner that will assist the project of transferring this said fund into his or her companies or private bank account. This fund belongs to a foreign customer of the bank I work with, and no one else knows about the review of this fund and transaction to you except me. I will need your full co-operation to make this transaction manifest because the management of the bank is ready to approve this payment to any foreigner who has correct information's of this deceased account. I will give to you the information's concerning this fund and the late account holder in order to pull this fund into your bank account for both of us. Having said, all that is required now is your complete trust and honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. At the end of this transaction, you will have 30% of the total amount while 60% will be for me and 10% will be for expenses both parties might have incurred during the process of transferring. Observe the utmost CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECRECY in this transaction, and be rest assured that this transaction would be most profitable for both of us. Contact me through this email adderss: email@example.com. I wish you a pleasant day as I hope to read from you soon. Yours Sincerely, Mr. Wakinta Benson