This email with the subject "Dear Mahmoud" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 20 Mar 2007 01:50:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "jack momohq" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Mahmoud, compliments, I am sorry for this unsolicited mail to you; I am contacting you in respect of the mandate I got from my late client attorney to assist him in contacting my late customers next of kin which I strongly believe is you. I am Dr Jack Momohq the Manager Bills and Exchange Foreign Remittance Department,INTER Bank of Africa, West Africa I wish to inform you and seek your support and corporation in other to execute this business transaction in my department. We discovered an abandoned sum 8.5 million Dollars in an account belonging to Mr. Williams J Mahmoud, Mr. Williams J Mahmoud,he was the chief Executive of Engomez Oil &Gas Ventures, but unfortunately died along with his wife on 23rd Oct 2005 in a Plan crash here in west Africa last year and Since we got the news of his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money, but you have not shown up till this moment. But recently on the last broad meeting we had, we discovered that your Name was forwarded to the bank by his attorney declaring you as the heir to the deceased money/Estate and also gave mandate to contact you as soon as possible or face the law and also considering my personal relationship with as his financial instructor. We were also made to understand by the embassy here, that Mr. Williams J Mahmoud has no child but is related to you, or may have used your name as his next of kin as was seen in his profile we now wait for you to write to the bank or you write an application to the attorney for clarification of you as the next of kin of Mr. Williams J Mahmoud, so that this money will be released to you and failing to do this from now till the next four working days the account will be declare dormant and the money will go into the banks treasury which will not be justice to humanity and God I and other officials in my department now decided to contact you and release the money to you as soon as possible . As we do this for you have to compost us as the facilitators if not the management have already taken up the possession of the money since is a huge amount of money but as we have already taken it upon ourselves to contact you should you be willing to corporate and assist us as facilitators of contacting you please indicate yourself as the next of kin by contacting me though this mail address as soon as you receive this e mail indicating your telephone and fax number, also bear in mind that this transaction requires your formal corporation. I will send you the text application by fax upon receipt of your reply because as the banks financials policies/guidelines stipulates, that the money cannot be released until you apply as the next of kin/ relation, Hoping to hear from you soon. Yours Dr jack momohq Please I wish that you contact me with this email id. email@example.com _________________________________________________________________ Don't just search. Find. Check out the new MSN Search! http://search.msn.com/