This email with the subject "HAPPY 2011" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 02 Jan 2011 11:56:40 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MR SAM THAMBO"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MR SAM THAMBO 77 GRAYSON DRIVE CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA TEL: +27 78 128 1967 FAX: +27 86 613 1634 EMAIL: email@example.com Good day, My name is MR SAM THAMBO; I am the head of audit unit of a commercial bank here in CAPE TOWN South Africa. There is an account that has not been operational for the past eight years as the owner died leaving nobody as the next of kin. My bank shall confiscate the amount in the account by the end of this year if am not able To track anyone that knows the beneficiary. I want to present you as someone that is known by the beneficiary so that this money would be paid to you; then you will be compensated with 40%.If you are interested, I will furnish you with the details that you need to know about the account. the amount is US$9MILLION (NINE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) all i need from you now is your full information as listed below so that i can use it to open a digital VISA ATM CARD account and load the whole money into it, but the bank will send it to you officially. For me to get this transaction done Please kindly forward the below listed information to me as soon as possible. Within 72 banking hours we will be done, then I send it to you by DHL Your Personal details Full Name: Full Address: Telephone Number: Fax Number: Mobile Number: Private Email: Age: Occupation: Please get back to me immediately on this so that we act fast and get the money over to you. I contacted you (a stranger) because I cannot do this with someone that is related to me or any body from my country to avoid suspicions from my bank. I await your urgent reply. Best regards, MR SAM THAMBO