This email with the subject "solicit your assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 17 Mar 2007 09:11:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was johnmensah1 <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
International Commercial Bank Limited Makola Shopping Mall Accra - Ghana, West Africa Our Ref: ICB/MO-XXL03/2007 From: The Accountant International Commercial Bank Ghana First Light Branch Accra – Ghana To: Sir, My name is Mr. John Mensah. I am the accountant of the International Commercial Bank – Ghana, First Light Branch Accra. I am a Ghanaian married with two kids. I am writing to solicit your assistance in the noble transfer of US$9,000,000.00 (Nine Million US Dollars).This fund is the excess of what my branch in which I am the accountant made as profit during the last year. I have already submitted an approved end of the last year report for the year 2005 and also submitted report of first quarter of this year 2006 to my Head Office here in Accra and they will never know of this Excess. I have since then, placed this amount of US$9,000,000.00 (Nine Million US Dollars) on a SUSPENCE ACCOUNT without a beneficiary. As an officer of the bank, I cannot be directly connected to this money thus I am impelled to request for your assistance to receive this money into your bank account. I intend to part 40% of this fund to you while 60% shall be for me. I do need to stress that there are practically no risk involved in this. It is going to be a bank-to-bank transfer to your nominated bank account anywhere you feel safer. All I need from you is to stand as the original depositor of this fund. If you accept this offer, I will appreciate your timely response. You can contact me on my private telephone +233-24-3626763 or +233-24-2686116. Fax: +12122023936 E-mail: email@example.com With regards, JOHN MENSAH Note: You can also contact me on my e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org)