This email with the subject "***SPAM*** HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 23 Sep 2011 03:17:15 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Youssef Bangoura <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest, Do you know that for the past 10 years now more than â95Million has being diverted and stolen by some greedy and corrupt politicians by the help of their influential and powerful colleagues who has help them to launder and transfer this fund through our bank to the Overseas? This fund were derived from the sales of Gold and Crude oil and the fund was meant to be used for the development of the Africa nations and the continent at large. As a banker working in the Foreign Remittance Department, I want you to know that I have acted as the Account Officer to most of this politicians, so I have being involved and participated in the many financial transfer transaction done by this corrupt politicians several times to the Overseas. When I now discover that this politicians were using me to achieve their aims by transferring this huge amount of fund through our bank to the Overseas, I decided to use my opportunity as a top bank official to divert the sum of â4.8Million to an Escrow Account belonging to no one in the bank and then clean up the records and files concerning this â4.8Million from our Bank's Computerize Data-base Processing Financial Deposit so that there will be no trace of this fund. Now the reason why I have contacted you is this; the bank's management are now anxious to know who owns this account that has this fund (â4.8Million) because the bank has benefited and made lot of profits from this fund for almost six years now. I need a trustworthy and honest foreign partner that I will present to the bank as the owner of the account having this said fund (â4.8Million). This is how we are going to do it, you will have to send your personal informations to me which I will have to program as the owner of the fund (â4.8Million) in our Bank's Computerized Data-base Processing Financial Deposit, then later you will write to apologize to the management of the bank and thereafter instruct the bank to transfer the fund to you through the Automated Transferred Money (ATM) Visa Card Account bearing your name. So, if you are interested kindly send the following informations to me immediately: 1). Your full name (as it is written in your id card or passport). ................ 2). Your contact address with phone and fax number................. 3). Your age. ........... 4). Your Occupation............... 5). Marital status (Married or Single). ................. Immediately I received this listed above information from you, I will proceed to programmed this informations in our Bank's Computerize Data-base Processing Financial Deposit as the real owner of this fund (â 4.8 Million) in the Escrow Account of the bank. Yours sincerely Youssef Bangoura