This email with the subject "Dear Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 15 Jan 2008 13:52:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Frank Davidson <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, Permit me to introduce myself, my name is Dr. Frank Davidson.I work with African Development Bank(A.D.B)as(An Auditor),in the discharge of my duty,I stumbled on this domiciliary account that has remained dormant for three years now with Twenty two million dollars(US$22m)in it.I contacted my director and we sent out staff for enquiries and discovered that the account holder died in a plane crash together with his wife and three kids on monday 31 july 2000. I am writing you so that we can work together to remit the money to you as the next of kin because this money belong to a foreigner and has to be claim by a foreigner since nobody is coming for the claim. I guarantee you that this transaction under a legitimate arrangements will benefit both parties, it is simple process which will take a short while to process.It is a way we bankers make good fortune .I will give you 30% of the money if transfered into your account. . NB: KINDLY SEND YOUR REPLY TO ME THROUGH THIS EMAIL ADDRESS(firstname.lastname@example.org) As soon as i hear from you, i will tell you all to do so as to receive this fund smoothly and also send in your telephone and fax numbers. Click at this website to see things yourself; http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm. Best Regards, Dr Frank Davidson