This email with the subject "URGENT REPIY NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 30 Mar 2008 13:01:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "GOOD NEWS FOUR MR HANZA ADAM" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
DEAR FRIEND, CONFIDENCIAL AND TOP SECRET. I KNOW THAT THIS MAIL WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE. I AM THE BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER IN BANK OF AFRICA. I HOPED THAT YOU WILL NOT EXPOSE OR BETRAY THIS TRUST AND CONFIDENT THAT I AM ABOUT TO REPOSE ON YOU FOR THE MUTUAL BENEFIT OF OUR BOTH FAMILIES. WE NEED YOUR URGENT ASSISTANCE IN TRANSFERRING THE SUM OF $11.3MILLION IMMEDIATELY TO YOUR ACCOUNT.THE MONEY HAS BEEN DORMANT FOR MAY YEARS IN OUR BANK HERE WITHOUT ANY BODY COMING FOR IT. WE WANT TO RELEASE THE MONEY TO YOU AS THE NEAREST PERSON TO OUR DECEASED CUSTOMER(THE OWNER OF THE ACCOUNT)WHO DIED A LONG WITH HIS SUPPOSED NEXT OF KIN IN AN AIR CRASH SINCE JULY 2000. WE DON'T WANT THE MONEY TO GO INTO OUR BANK TREASURY AS AN ABANDONED FUND. SO THIS IS THE REASON WHY I CONTACTED YOU, SO THAT MY BANK WILL RELEASE THE MONEY TO YOU AS THE NEAREST PERSON TO THE DECEASED CUTOMER. PLEASE WE WOULD LIKE YOU TO KEEP THIS PROPOSAL AS A TOP SECRET AND DELETE IF YOU ARE NOT INTERESTED. UPON RECEIPT OF YOUR REPLY, I WILL SEND YOU FULL DETAILS ON HOW THE BUSINESS WILL BE EXECUTED AND ALSO NOTE THAT YOU WILL HAVE 25% OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED SUM IF YOU AGREE TO TRANSACT THE BUSINESS WITH US. MR HANZA ADAM BANK OF AFRICA,BURKINA FASO-WEST AFRICA --------------------------------------------------------- Ya.com ADSL 24h + Llamadas Nacionales y Locales 24h + Llamadas a MÓVILES. Desde 9,95 €/mes+IVA. http://acceso.ya.com/ADSLllamadas/3mbvoz/