This email with the subject "ATTENTION PLEASE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 24 Nov 2011 23:47:56 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Azwan Rahimi <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
RAHIMI. Secretary, Technical Committee on Review of Contract (T.C.R.C) Asia
bank Complex of Malaysia, EMAIL: email@example.com,
TREAT AS URGENT AND CONFIDENTIAL
May I have the pleasure of introducing myself; I am Dr.AZWAN RAHIMI. Secretary and Technical Committee on Review of Contract (T.C.R.C) in Malaysia Department of Works and Land Affairs, I got your contact address from our INFORMATION EXCHANGE (C.I.E) in my quest to find trustworthy person on whom we can repose confidence for colossal international money transaction.
My aim of sending this "business proposal" to you is to solicit for your assistance and cooperation to transfer some huge amount of money into your account overseas. Therefore, communication should be held in high confidence.
My colleague and I in the Department of Works and Land Affairs wish to transfer into a safe and secured account overseas, the sum of(US$1.7M) ONE MILLION AND SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS. This is over-invoiced amount from contracts we awarded to foreign contractors who have been duly paid on completion of their various contracts. This money right now is in a coded account in Malaysia Asia bank.
However, by virtue of our position as civil servants, we cannot acquire these funds in our names or in the names of companies here in Malaysia. My colleagues therefore asked me on trust and sincerity to look for a reliable international outfit partner abroad into whose account the sum of ($1.7 MILLION) will be transferred.
We shall arrange all documentation to support this claim and get approvals for the transfer of the fund for your benefit on our behalf and we have agreed on the following sharing ratio if you accept our proposal.
Seventy percent (70%) for us and Thirty percent (30%) for you, the account owner my choice of you for this transaction is basically hanged on your field and profession, hence this business proposal. If you are interested in this deal, we will require your details in order to affect the transfer of the money. Note that if you are Afraid of Sending me your account information, I suggest that you Open a New Account with Zero Balance (NO MONEY INSIDE) and we shall effectively use it for this transaction provided that it can be able to Accommodate the Funds.
Immediately I receive your response indicating your interest, I shall send you more details regarding the processes for ensuring prompt success in this viable transaction. Remember that your Faithfulness and Confidentiality is mostly required. The project is perfected to be 100% risk free and we are sure that the funds we move to your Account within 5 working days if you agree to assist us. PLEASE only reply with this email contact for confidential reason, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Dr. AZWAN RAHIMI.