A Scam Email with the Subject "I am waiting for your reply." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 29 May 2010 17:24:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr. Samuel Kweku" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Your Attention I am Dr. Samuel Kweku, chairman of the contract-awarding & auditing committee of the economic community of west African states (ECOWAS) with its fund headquarters in Accra Ghana.. I am making this contact with you based on the committee need for an individual/company who is willing to assist us with a solution to a money transfer. This amount $13.7m represents the balance of the total contract value executed on behalf of ECOWAS for supply of hospital equipments from foreign contracting firm, which we the officials over-invoiced deliberately, of which the actual sum has been paid.You will be required to. (1) Assist in the transfer of the said funds (2) Advise on lucrative areas for investment Should you be willing to assist us in the transaction? Your share of the sum will be 30% of the $13.7million, 65% for us and 5% for taxation and miscellaneous expenses. To enable us commence, You should provide the followings for immediate kickoff of this deal if it interests you; your company's names with complete address, tel. and fax numbers.Thank you and God bless, as i wait in anticipation of your fullest co-operation. Yours Faithfully, Dr.Samuel Kweku