This email with the subject "PROPOSAL .DO NOT IGNORE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 27 Jan 2007 06:15:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "richard jonas" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear friend. I presumed that all is well with you and your family.please let this not be a surprised message to you because i got your contact information from the international directory few weeks ago before i decided to contact you on this magnitude and lucrative transaction for our present and future survival in life. moreover,i have laid all the solemn trust in you before i decided to disclose this succssful and confidential transaction to you. I am the manager of bill and exchange at the foreign remittance department of bank of africa(boa), burkina faso. i decided to contact you for this financial transaction worth fifteen million five hundred thausand united states dollar (15.5m) for our present and future success. this is an abandoned fund that belongs to one of our bank foriegn customers who died along with his entire family through plane crash few years ago. meanwhile,i was very fortunate to come accross the deceased file when i was arranging the old and abandoned customers file in other to sign and submit to the entire bank management for an official re-documentation. Informed clearly that it was stated in our foriegn banking rules and regulations which was signed lawfully that if such fund remains unclaimed till the period of four years started from the date the beneficiary died, the money will be transferred into the treasury as unclaimed fundhowever, it is not authorizes by the rules guiding our bank for a citizen of burkina faso to make the claim of the fund unless you are a foriegner no matter the country.so the request of you as a foriegner is necessary to apply for the claim and transfer of the fund smoothly into your reliable bank account as the next of kin to the deceased. When the fund is transferred into your account 40% will be for you in respect of all your assistance for the transfer of the fund into your account and provision of the bank account where the bank will remit the fund, 50% will be for me being the pioneer of the business while the rest 10% will be shared to respectable organisations such as charity and the destitudes homes arround us in the world. If you are really sure of your trustworthiness,accountability and confidentiality on this transaction, contact me and accept not to change your mind to cheat or disappoint me when the fund is transferred into your account.so reply for the assurance with your telephone and fax numbers to facilitate easy communication. as soon as you reply, you notify me so that i will let you know the next step and procedure to follow in order to finalize this transaction successfully. I expect your urgent communication. Yours Sincerely, Mr richard jonas. _________________________________________________________________ MSN Hotmail sur i-mode™ : envoyez et recevez des e-mails depuis votre téléphone portable ! http://www.msn.fr/hotmailimode/