This email with the subject "Apply now" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 29 Sep 2006 13:17:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was james Donald <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DEAR SIR, I greet you in the name of GOD, the Beneficent, the Merciful Before I introduce myself, I want to ask you, If you are not capable to quietly look for a reliable and honest person who will be capable and fit to provide either an existing bank account or to set up a new Bank a/c immediately to receive this money, even an empty a/c can serve to receive this money, as long as you will remain honest to me till the end for this important business trusting in you and believing in God that you will never let me down either now or in future. I AM MR JAMES DONALD,I work with FIDELITY BANK OF NIGERIA PLC LAGOS NIGERIA. During the course of our auditing last week, I discovered a floating fund in an account opened in the bank in 2001 and since 2003 nobody has operated on this account again,after going through some old files in the records I discovered that the owner of the account died without a [Heir/WILL] hence the money is floating and if I do not remmit this money out urgently it will be forfeited for nothing. The owner of this account Mr. Toni Choate an American and great industrialist and a resident of Visalia California, who unfortunately lost his life in the plane crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 which crahsed,including his wife and only daughter leaving nobody to claim the money. You shall read more news about the crash on visiting this site; <<http://www.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01/alaska.airlines.list/>> and <<http://www.alaskaair.com/E_latest.asp> No other person knows about this account or any thing concerning it,the account has no other beneficiary and my investigation proved to me as well that the account is a secret account. The total amount involve is six million,five hundred thousand United States Dollars only [$6,500.000.00] and we wish to transfer this money into a safe foreigners account abroad. But I don't know any foreigner, I am only contacting you as a foreigner because this money can not be approved to a local person here,but to a foreigner who has information about the account, which I shall give to you upon your positive response.I am revealing this to you with believe in God that you will never let me down in this business, you are the first and the only person that I am contacting for this business.so please reply urgently so that I will inform you the next step to take urgently. I need your strong assurance that you will never let us down, me and a key bank official who is deeply involved with me in this business.I guarantee that this transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.The bank official Will destroy all documents of transaction immediately we receive this money leaving no trace to any place.I will use my position and influence to obtain all legal approvals for onward transfer of this money to your account with appropriate clearance from the relevant ministries and foreign exchange departments. At the conclusion of this business, you will be given 30% of the total amount, 65% will be for us, while 5% will be for expenses both parties might have incurred during the process of transferring. I have all information and necessary documents to proof you as the next of kin and beneficiary to the late depositor .Please i want you to be honest with me because this money is a golden oppurtunity to me and i do not want to loose it. For the business to be effected i will need the following informations: FULL NAME...................... HOME ADDRESS................... AGE............................ OCCUPATION..................... CELL PHONE NUMBER.............. LOCATION....................... PHONE NUMBER................... P.O.BOX ADDRESS................ EMAIL ADDRESS.................. keep you inform. With all these informations i will sucessfully inputs your name in the necessary files. i want you to know that this transaction is 100%risk free because all necessary documents to prove u as the beneficiary will be processed with your name.I want you to handle this business proposal with utmost confidentiality because my Bank must not know that i gave you this information. i will be highly greatfull to you if my letter meet your conciderate approval. I look forward to your earliest reply to this issue or send reply to My Alternative Email Adress:firstname.lastname@example.org BEST REGARDS MR JAMES DONALD