This email with the subject "Dear friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 03 Nov 2006 17:52:49 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was MRTONY JUDE <email@example.com >, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear friend, I have a proposal for you, this however is not mandatory nor will I in any manner compel you to honour against your will. I am .tony jude. and work with a bank (one of the African leading banks in the West (Coast). Here in this bank existed a dormant account for the past 8 years which belong to a American national who is now late Mr Morris Thompson who died on Alaska Airlines Flight 261 More details about the deceased himself. When I discovered that there had been no deposits nor withdrawals from this account for this long period, I decided to carry out a system investigation and discovered that non of the family member nor relations of the late person is aware of this account. This is the story in a nutshell.Now I want an account overseas where the bank will transfer this funds.Thereafter, I had planned to destroy all related documents for this account. It is a careful network and for the past eleven monthsI have worked out everything to ensure a hitch-free operation.The amount is not so much at the moment and plus all the accumulated interest the balance in this account stands at-(US$12.5 million US dollars). Now my questions are:- 1. Can you handle this project? 2. Can I give you this trust? 3. What will be your commission? If you can sponsor this transfer. Consider this and get back to me as soon as possible. Finally, it is our humble prayer that the information as contained herein be accorded the necessary attention, urgency as well as the secrecy it deserves. I Expect your urgent response if you can handle this project.Please contact me on my priavat email box only. confirmation. I am expecting your urgent response as soon as you receive my message. Respectfully yours, .tony jude. firstname.lastname@example.org