This email with the subject ".............HAPPY NEW YEAR..........." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 31 Dec 2010 17:34:49 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MR JOE KEN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MR JOE KEN
Chief Auditor .
Financial Bank Head office Corporate
06 BP 1409 dpakpa godomey,
Lome Togo Republic.
My name is Mr.Joe Ken , an audit officer in Financial Bank LOME TOGO. I am writing for the following opportunity in my office that will be of immense benefit to both of us. In my department we discovered an abandoned sum of 5.5 Million Euros (Five Million Five Hundred thousand Euros) in an account that belong to one of our foreign customers Late
Engineer.Daniel ;;;an American who unfortunately lost his life on a TAM airlines commercial jet crashed in Sao Paulo, Tuesday, July 17, 2007 and burst into flames after skidding off a runway and barreling across a busy highway. All 176 people on board were feared dead in what would be Brazil's deadliest air disaster, and at least 15 were killed on the ground.
I have contacted you to assist in repartrating the fund valued at 5.5 million Euros left behind by my client before it gets confisicated or declared unserviceable by the Financial Bank LOME TOGO where this huge amount were deposited. The said Financial Bank LOME TOGO has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have his account confisicated within the next twenty one official working days.
Since I have been unsuccesfull in locating the relatives for over 1 and half years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased since you a foreigner , so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Therefore, on receipt of your positive response, we shall then discuss the sharing ratio and modalities for transfer.I have all necessary information and legal documents needed to back you up for claim.
All I require from you is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.
get in touch with me through my private email address: email@example.com
Here is my direct number +228 920 70 82 call me if you have any question,