A Scam Email with the Subject "Compliments of the season," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 18 Jul 2011 07:03:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Mr Usman <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Compliments of the season,
I am Mr Usman Kamal from Burkina faso, West Africa, here in Ouagadougou . I work with Bank Of Africa, (B.O.A) I am writing following an opportunity in my office that will be of an immense benefit to both of us. In my department we discovered an abandoned sum of $25 million USA Dollars (Twenty Five MILLON US Dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late Mr.
Morris Thompson an American who unfortunately lost his life in the plane crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 which crashed on January 31 2000, including his wife and only daughter. You shall read more about the crash on visiting this site. http://www.alaskajournal.com/stories/081301/foc_native_corps.shtml
The choice of contacting you is aroused from the geographical nature of where you live, particularly due to the sensitivity of the transaction and the confidentiality herein.
Now our bank has been waiting for any of the relatives to come-up for the claim but nobody has done that. I personally have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for 2 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin / Will Beneficiary to the deceased so that the proceeds of this account valued at 25 Million Dollars can be paid to you. This will be disbursed or shared in these percentages, 60% to me and 40% to you. You cab reach me through my private email ID : email@example.com
All I require now is your honest co-operation; confidentiality and trust to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee you that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will proteact you from any breach of the law. Please, provide me the following: as we have seven (7) days to run it through. This is very URGENT PLEASE. KINDLY send the details below:
1. Full Name
2. Your Telephone Number
3. Your Contact Address.
4. Your photo
Your urgent response will be highly anticipated and appreciated.
Mr Usman Kamal