This email with the subject "IN GOOD FAITH" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 30 May 2010 21:39:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MR.ETENG FRED" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good Day, I implore that you permit me to contact you first via this medium seeing that we have not met anywhere before now. I am MR.ETENG FRED the Manager of Natwest bank NatWest (Branches, East Ham) London. I am writing to request your assistance to transfer the sum of $10.5Million United States Dollars into your account. The above sum belongs to one of our deceased customer who died along with his entire family in a plane crash that took place in july 2000 in africa, the late Mr ANDREAS SCHRANNER from Munich,Germany was a contractor with ECOWAS (ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES) and since after his death the fund has been in a dormant account and of which after further investigation regarding to the deceased account, I discovered that the deceased died with his suppose next of kin and according to the laws and constitution guiding this banking institution which state that after the expiration of (10yrs) Ten years, if nobody comes for the claim as the next of kin, the fund will be canceled for payment and channel into the bank national treasury account as unclaimed fund. The request for your assistance and maximum cooperation as a foreigner is for you to stand as next of kin to the deceased so that our bank will accord you the recognition and have the fund transfer to your account. I also wish to inform you that i know how to go about the whole process until you confirm the fund in your account. The total sum will be shared as follows: 50% for me, 40% for you and 10% for any expenses that we might incure. I suggest you go through the website below for more informations about the Plane Crash that lead to the tragic death of the deceased and his family: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm I await your urgent response and I will want you to reply me through my private email address at(email@example.com) MR.ETENG FRED.