This email with the subject "Urgent reply needed..." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 26 Aug 2006 09:09:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was From Mr.Araujo Savimbi. <firstname.lastname@example.org >, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/madam I seek your co-operation for a Financial investment of $27.5.m.Usd, this fund was deposited in a Bank in in europe ,by my father before he died as you can confirm it through this website below. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/1837512.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/1837565.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/1837565.stm Kindly confirm if you can handle this transaction, it is all about using your name as the beneficiary of the said money to enable the Bank transfer the money into your account as the beneficiary so that i can have access to the money. Before i proceed further,i will not fail to bring to your notice why i need your assistance in this transaction which you will benefit at the end. However when my late father deposited this money in the Bank Custody,he entered an agreement with the Bank that it is only his beneficiary abroad that has every access to the money, and he instruct me to look for a reliable and trustworthy Foreigner who will assist me get the fund incase he died,so that the fund will be transffered into the account of the foriegner. However this money was deposited in a Bank in Europe during the war period of Angola because My father (Late) Mr Jonas Savimbi was one of the big actors and as a Rebel Leader in the Rep. in Angola, I am presently into hiding due to some security reasons, as a marked person I have chosed to move the money from its present position to another account were it will be safe . As soon as i heard from you,i shall direct you on the steps on how this transaction will be made without any hitch and also i promised you that the transaction is 100% free risk.i shall forward to you the deposit certificate of my late father with all the relevant document issued to my late father at the day he deposit the money together with my passport to prove my indentity which you may need as an evidence to why i need your urgent assistance in this transaction that will be of help between us. As a matter of fact,i will let you have 20% of the money, 10% for any expenses which might be incured during the transaction for it's sucessful conclusion. Expecting your response as any delay will give room of looking for another person. Please reply to this E-mail account:email@example.com Best Regards, Mr.Araujo Savimbi.