The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  Contact me fast.........Is me Donald
Date:  Mon, 03 Jul 2006 04:05:57 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Contact me fast.........Is me Donald" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 03 Jul 2006 04:05:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

142 Brompton Road,
Central  London SW3 1HY
United Kingdom.
Dear friend,
I know that this mail will come to you out of the blue as a total surprise. Well, I have a business 
proposal which I know might interest you. I believe that you would be in a position to assist me in 
my bid to transfer the sum of (£18.5M.) Eighteen Million Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds 
into a foreign bank account. So study the following account carefully and reply urgently.

I am Dr.Donald Mac, an Auditor of a bank here in London. During the course of our auditing, I 
discovered a floating fund in an account opened in the bank in 1999 and since 2000 nobody has 
operated on this account.After a lot of investigation I discovered that the owner of the bank 
account died without a beneficiary.The money is floating and if I do not remit this money out it 
will be forfeited for nothing. The owner of the account is Mr. Magnus Smith, a foreigner. He died 
since 2000 and the bank account has no other beneficiary. My investigation proved to me that nobody 
knows about this account or anything concerning it. So I want to grab this opportunity, as it is no 
harm to nobody.

I am here soliciting for your assistance as aforeigner because the money cannot be approved to 
anybody here. But It can  be approved to a foreigner with valid international passport or drivers 
license and foreign bank account because the money at sake is in British Pound sterling and the 
former owner of the account is a foreigner. The management must approve this payment to you if you 
have the correct information of this account, which I will give to you, upon your positive response 
and once I am convinced that you are capable and will meet up with instruction of key bank official 
who is deeply involved with me in this project.

With my influence and the position of the bank officials, we can transfer this money to any 
foreigner’s reliable account, which you can provide with assurance that this money will be 
intact pending our physical arrival at your end for sharing. Note that an existing foreign bank 
account or an empty account can serve to receive this 
money. The banks official will destroy all documents of the transaction immediately this money is 
into your nominated bank account.

At the conclusion of this business, you will be given 20% of the total amount, 75% will be for the 
bank official and I, while 5% will be for expenses both parties might have incurred during the 
course of this transaction.

May I stop here. Reply urgently so that I will inform you the next step to take. Send also your 
private phone and fax number including the full details of the bank account to used for the 

Best regards.

Dr.Donald Mac.