A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR BANK DETAILS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 14 Jun 2006 15:38:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was STANDARD TRUST BANK <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From:The Desk of Mr.John Ogbodu Bill And Exchange Manager-('STB ) ( STANDARD TRUST BANK PLC ) Lagos ,Nigeria. West Africa. Alt/ email@example.com STRICTLY SECRET AND CONFIDENTIAL Dear Friend, Compliments of the day. I deceided to contact you after I received a worthy information about your reliability and honesty. Hence I confide in you. I am Mr.John Ogbodu,from ( Standard Trust Bank ),Lagos Nigeria. During the course of our auditing we discovered the sum of fifteen million four hundred thousand united states dollars (USD$15.400.000.00) floating in an account opened in this Bank since 1997 and as from 2001 nobody has operated on this account again, and after going through some old files in the records I discovered that the owner of the account died without a [HEIR]sept 11th 2001 by plane crash, hence the money is floating. After due verification I noticed that no other person knows about this account except his wife who was also invovled in the crash, and the account has no other beneficiary and my investigation proved to me as well that untill his death he was the Director GOLD ARK [SARL] Since our bank,(Standard Trust Bank) got information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come forward and claim his money because we cannot release it unless somebody applies for it as next of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines and policies but up to date nobody came up to this bank as his next of kin or relative.Since the country law dose not allow such fund to stay more than five years, i hereby implore you to act as the the next of kin i will funish you with all the informations when the need arises. For easy communication farward to me thus. 1.Your Full name /adddress . 2.Telephone number. 3. Fax numbers . It has been resolved that 30% will be for you while 10% has been maped out to defray any expences that might be incured during the process of the ransaction. Then 60% will be for me which shall be release after the funds must have been remitted into your bank account. Email:Reply to this alternative:firstname.lastname@example.org Hoping for a very successful business relationship with you. Best Regards, Mr.John Ogbodu