This email with the subject "I need your help/ Ton aide." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Dec 2006 18:34:56 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was SILVIE LANDOUCELLE <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Bill and Exchange Manager FINANCIAL BANK OF BENIN Cotonou, Republic Of Benin . Dear Friend, I am MS. GOGAN LORIE I work in the AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK in Cotonou Be= nin republic. It is my wish to solicite your assistance in a business transac= tion that will be of benefit to you and me. During our investigations and auditing in the bank, my department came ac= ross a very huge sum of money belonging to a deceased customer of the bank HAMED= LAJI, a citizen of Lebanon who died on the recent plane crash in Cotonou Benin republic on the Friday, December 26, 2003 Posted: 1615 GMT (12:15 AM HKT)= 111 killed in Benin plane crash You can seach the Webside. http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/africa/12/26/benin.crash/index.html personally, I kept this information secret within myself to enable the wh= ole plans and idea be profitable and successful during the time of execution.= The said amount was USD$18.5m( Eighteen million Five hundred thousand united = states dollars). As it may interest you to know. I got your contact through my c= ountry chamber of commerce and international relations here in Cotonou Benin Rep= . I believe you will be able and capable to champion a business of such magni= tude without any problem. Meanwhile all the whole arrangement to put claim ove= r this fund as the bonafide next of kin to the deceased, get the required approv= al and transfer this money to your account if you indicate your interest has bee= n made by me. In fact I could have done this deal alone but because of my posit= ion in this country as a banker,we are not allowed to operate a foreign account = and would eventually raise aneye brow on my side during the time of transfer because I work in this bank. I will not fail to info= rm you that this transaction is 100% risk free. On smooth conclusion of this transaction, you will be entitled to 30% of the total sum as gratification, while 10% will be set aside to take care of expenses that may arise during the time of transfer while the remaining 60% will be for me and my family. Please,you have been advised = to keep this business as a secret between you and i for i am still in service and= intend to retire from service after i conclude this deal with you. As soon as you confirm to me your willingness to assit me in this bussiness i will send to you the deceased bank account informations and Application which you will apply to the bank for inward transfer of this fund to your account. I will be monitoring the whole situation here in the bank until you confirm the money in your account and ask me to come down to your country= for subsequent sharing of the fund according to percentages previously indica= ted and further investment,either in your country or any other country you ma= y advice us to invest in. Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you by fax or email the text of the application. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this transaction is hitch free and that you should not entertain any atom of fear as all required arangements have been made for the transfer immediately as soon as you receive this letter. Trusting to hear from you immediately. Awaiting your urgent reply. Thanks and best regards. Yours faithfully, Ms. GOGAN LORIE