A Scam Email with the Subject "From John (Reply urgently)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 19 Apr 2007 03:47:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was email@example.com, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Mr. John Smith, the accountant general of African Development Bank here in South Africa. I was privileged to use my position to over invoice a contract by excess of $22.Million Dollars, which is now insured and deposited in the banks escrow account for safe keeping. What I need is a trust worthy Foreigner whom I will work in hand with, to transfer this money ($22,000.000:00) to his account immediately. I will use my position to influence this project in other to expedite the transfer. Note: all documents regards to this transfer has been arranged by me and my lawyer for easy depositing and transferring of the fund online to you nominated account. And I have agreed to give you 40% while I will have 60%. Send me the following information below to enable my lawyer to file a claim on your behalf upon your confirmation of interest, then I will send you a mapped out procedure for this transaction. 1. Full Name, address and occupation 2. Private phone number 3. Identification copy Reply to my private email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +27781888051 Regards, John Smith