Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Mr. Nelson Scam


This email with the subject "Mr. Nelson Scam" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 25 Jun 2007 00:55:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

Date: Wednesday, June 06, 2007 6:15:37 AM
I am manager of one of the leading bank in South Africa in my department we 
discovered an abandoned large sum of money (US$14.7M) belonging to one of our 
Foreign Customer, since late 1999 nobody has operated this account. The owner
of this account is MR GERALD WELSH, an American Nationality, a businessman 
based South Africa, who involved in aircrash along with his wife (Caryl Welsh) 
31st Oct 1999 an Egyptian airline 990 with other passengers on board. You can 
confirm from the website below.

I am seeking for your Co-operation to present you as the beneficiary to our 
late Customer. No beneficiary, No other person knows about this account. The 
Strategy is to use our influence as managers of the bank to approve the funds 
to you. So if you are interested please reply with your full name, Address, 
telephone and fax number for further clarification.
Mr. Nelson Makala