This email with the subject "Contact my personal secretary in London. For your inherited funds $650,000.00USD:" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 13 May 2011 06:22:03 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Carlos Zuma <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Gooday My Best Friend...... I didn't forget your past efforts: It's my pleasure to reach you today, How is life and Family: It's been long I heard from you. Well, I just want to use this medium to thank you very much for your earlier assistance to help me in receiving the funds, without any positive outcome. I am obliged to inform you that I have succeeded in receiving the funds with the help of a new partner from Tokyo Japan. Everything was perfectly done because we strike a deal with one of the men accountant who works with the Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF) and he rendered a tremendous help to us. My new partner initiated this idea and everything worked out successfully. In appreciation of your earlier assistance to me in receiving the Funds. I have decided to compensate you from my whole heart with the sum of $650.000.00 (Six Hundred And Fifty Thousand US Dollars) This is from my own share, i did this simply to show you that it is good to do good things to the right people always.Presently, I am in Japan for investment project with my own share under the advice of my partner. Meanwhile, I didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in transferring those funds despite that it failed us somehow, i will be sending you e-mail from time to time to know if you have received your own share or not. Now contact my personal secretary in London. Here His Contact Address Below: Name: Dr. Vincent Jones Email: email@example.com Phone: +447031851857 please do let me know immediately if you receive it so that we can share the joy together after all the suffering at that time. In the moment, I am very busy here in Japan because of the investment projects, which the new partner and I are having at hand. So feel free to get in touch with Dr.Vincent Jones, to send the money to you without any delay. Am sure he will transfer your inherited funds to you within seven (7) workings from today. I wish you all the best in life and God bless you and your beloved family. Best Regards, Engr. Carlos Zuma.