A Scam Email with the Subject "Urgent Assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:00:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Usman Dantata <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Urgent Assistance Dear sir/madam, My name is Mr.Usman Dantata, I am a banker with Bank of Africa Ouagadougou Burkina Faso.I am contacting you with respect to transfer the sum ($22.500,000.00) Twenty-Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollar) deposited by a major supplier of Agricultural Equipments in West Africa named Mr.Christian Eich who die along with his family on 31st July 2000 in Concorde Air Crash. Through my investigation, I find out that he die along with his next of kin and the roll-over on the funds has also expire because the bank law stimulates that after 15 years where the next of kin did not appear for the claim funds, the fund will transfer into bank treasury as unclaimed funds. In order to avert this negative development, I will like to seek for your permission as a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to Mr.Christian Eich so that the fruits of this old man's labour will not be use for financing government.The money will be paid into your account forus to share in the ratio of 50% for me and 50% for you and any expenses incurred in the course of the transaction will be made by both ofus. There is no risk involve in this project as my position in my bank and with the aid of my personal information I will be provided to make you the legal beneficiary and the legality of this project will correspond with local and international laws ofinheritance.Upon your response, I shall then provide you with further information and modalities that will help you understandthe transaction.You should observe utmost confidentiality, and restassured that this project would be most profitable for both partiesbecause I shall require your assistance to invest my share in yourcountry. Awaiting your urgent reply or call me at +22668135978. Best Regards Mr Usman Dantata