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

Subject:  From John (Reply urgently)
Date:  Thu, 19 Apr 2007 03:47:50 -0700

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, 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:
Phone: +27781888051
John Smith