A Scam Email with the Subject "PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND REPLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 02 Apr 2011 07:55:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Madam Aicha Salif <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND REPLY
I know that this email will be a big surprise to you, but i want you to calm down and read very carefully.
I have a business which will be beneficial to both of us.The amount of money involved is ($5,700:000:00 five million seven hundred thousand us dollars) which i want to transfer out of my country to your bank account, all to my financial benefit and yours too.
This money is owned by a man called JIN SUN, a business commercialist in west African regions. He was dead since four years ago (2007) and since then, no claim has been placed on his bank account balance.
I want to transfer this money out of the country but such fund cannot be transferred without a next of kin attached to the fund. the fund could be transferred in these way; you shall present yourself as a business associate to the deceased person, as the care taker and business associate to mr. Jin Sun and his properties.
I shall make available to you materials and information with which a successful claim shall be placed on the fund. i shall also be your guide and instructor throughout the duration of this transaction so as to ensure a swift and sure transfer of the fund to your bank account.
As to your benefits,you shall be entitled to 40% of this fund for your co-operation in this transaction while 5% will be set aside for expences incured during the course of this transaction.
So if you are interested, send a reply to me immediately and in your reply please include your [private phone and your fax numbers] urgency have to be implied and this business must strictly be a deal between both of us.
Waiting for your urgent response so that i can move ahead to give you the indept details concerning this transaction and also the steps to take for a smooth transfer of the fund into your bank account.
Mrs Aicha Salif