A Scam Email with the Subject "Re: REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE TO TRANSFER US$16,800,000.00" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 22 Nov 2010 08:36:08 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr Kenneth K Kwaku" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
International Commercial Bank Meridian House Private Mail Bag No.16 Accra, Ghana Tel: +233 (20) 7159635 (Office D/L) Fax: +233 (20) 3120017 (Office) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Sir/Madam, My Respect to you with your family. However I will like to introduce myself before explaining my proposal to you. I am Dr Kenneth Kwami Kwaku, I work as a Board of ICB Financial Group Holdings, Accra Ghana.I am contacting you because of my experience in the Bank and about a dormant account of $16.800,000.00 (Sixteen Million Eight Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) only. The Fund $16,800,000.00 United State Dollars, was deposited in International Commercial Bank Accra Ghana on 9th march 2005 by late Mr. James Rowe, an American citizen, during my auditing I found that the Fund is dormant since that 2005.I made an investigation and found out that Mr. James Rowe was working with J.E. Merit Constructors Inc as subcontractors in America, at the BP Chemical Refining plant in Texas City, Texas and unfortunately died in a terrible and unpreventable explosion in the company. I have since then,placed this amount on a suspense account without a beneficiary. I got your contact during my quest for assistance and decided to reach you directly to solicit your assistance and Guidelines in making a deal about the transfer of the Fund (16.8M USD) with me from our Bank here in Ghana to your Country. Why I Contacted you is to assist me in executing this Deal from Ghana to your Country within the Next few days to stand as a legal beneficiary to Mr James Rowe. It is going to be a bank-to-bank transfer. I intend to part 30% of this fund to you while 70% shall be for me. I do need to stress that there are practically no risk involved in this. IT IS GOING TO BE A BANK-TO-BANK TRANSFER. THE BANK WILL CONTACT YOU OFFICIALLY TO COMMENCE THE TRANSFER TO YOU IMMEDIATELY I SUBMIT YOUR PARTICULARS TO THE BANK. I need to know if you will be able to handle this with me before I explain to you more details. If you are interested please send me your full names and private phone number for an Initial confidential communication. I wish for utmost confidentiality in handling this transaction. Awaiting your reply through my private email email@example.com Kind Regards, Dr Kenneth Kwami Kwaku MY PROFILE www.icbankingroup.com/boardofdirectors.php