A Scam Email with the Subject "Please Contact Me Urgently From Frank" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 14 Jul 2006 20:31:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Frank Cetho <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Please Contact Me Urgently From Frank Greetings From Frank Cetho writing to seek your consent in a private and confidential matter regarding some funds unaccounted for in my bank here in South Africa during the last 2005 business year. I need assistance from a ustworthy and reliable person whom I will fill in as the eneficiary. Your major role would be to provide either an existing bank account or to set up a new Bank account immediately to receive this money and get 30% of the total funds as commission. There are practically no risks nvolved, the transaction will be executed under legitimate rangement that will protect us from any breach of the law, it will be simply a ktransfer, and all I need from you is to stand claim as the eneficiary of these funds who made the deposit with my branch so that my head office can order the transfer to your designated bank account under few working days.I am Mr. Frank Cetho,te regional manager of AFRICA DEVELOPMENT BANK (AFDB), and I write you this proposal in good faith; I am married withfive lovely kids. It is my duty as the regional manager to send in financial report to my head office in the capital city at the end of each business year. On the course of the last year 2005 business report, I discovered the sum of Twenty six million eight hundred and fifty thousand united state dollars 26,850,000.00 belonging to a foriengn Industrialist Kenneth Gardner who died without a beneficiary, in my branch in which I am the manager.Our head office is not aware of and will never be aware of it. I have placed this funds on what we call escrow call account with no beneficiary and as an officer of this bank I cannot be directly connected to this money, hence i contacted you. If you accept to work with me I will appreciate it very muchas you are the first and the only person I am contacting for this on.We will start thefirst transfer with sixteen million ollars,upon ccessful transaction without any disappointment from your side,we shall e-apply for the payment of the remaining amount to your account.At this ncture i wish to tell you what prompted me to package this deal. I have a 9- year old daughter who has leukemia,disease of the blood, and she needs a bone marrow transplant or she will die. I want this splanting to be done in any good childrens hospital in your ountry if there is one. Once this fund is transferred into your account, I shall resign from m job and bring my family to start a new life in your country.I would be grateful if you would help mein looking out for good vestment urtunities with my own part of the money in a very rofitable siness. I have worked for this bank for the past 15 years yet I have nothing to show for it, I really need your assistance to secure this fund as soon as possible.send me mail:<Frankcetho@latinmail.com> as soon as you receive this message if you think we canwork together, so that we can go over the details. Send also your Private Mobile anfax numbers for a more proper elaboration. Truly yours, Mr Frank Cetho