A Scam Email with the Subject "I AM WAITING FOR YOUR URGENT REPLY." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 08 Jul 2011 05:00:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Jonas Nuru <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MR. JONAS NURU
FOREIGN REMITTANCE MANAGER
BANK OF AFRICA (B.O.A)
OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA FASO
I know that this mail will come to you as a surprise as we never meet before. I am the FOREIGN REMITTANCE MANAGER of B.O.A Bank of Africa, I Hoped that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident that I am about to repose on you for the mutual benefit of our both families.
I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of ($9.4M) Nine Million Four Hundred Thousand United States Dollars immediately into your account. The money has been dormant (in-active) for some years in our Bank here without any body coming for it.
I want to release the money to you as the nearest person to our deceased customer Mr. Khalifa Salem Abdulla from Libya the owner of the account who died a long with his supposed next of kin in plane crash since 2003. I don't want the money to go into our Bank treasury as an abandoned fund, so this is the reason why I contacted you, so that my Bank will release the money to you as the nearest person to the deceased customer.
Please I would like you to keep this proposal as a top secret and delete it if you are not interested.
Upon the receipt of your reply I will send you full details on how the business will be executed and also note that you will have 40% of the above mentioned amount if you agree to help me execute this business.
I want you to assure me your capability of handling this transaction with trust by giving me the following information details:
Thanks and waiting for your urgent response
Mr. Jonas Nuru