This email with the subject "FROM: MR MATHEW WILLIAM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 May 2008 09:39:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MR MATHEW WILLIAM AUDITING AND ACCOUNTING UNIT. BANK OF AFRICA (BOA) OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA-FASO. WEST AFRICA REPLY EMAIL email@example.com ATTN. PLEASE This message might meet you in utmost surprise; however, itâs just my urgent need for foreign partner that made me to contact you for this transaction. I am a banker by profession from Burkina Faso in West Africa and currently holding the post of Director Auditing and Accounting unit of the bank. I have the opportunity of transfering the left over funds U.S $17,500,000.00 of one of my bank clients who died along with his entire family on 31st July 2000 in a plane crash. You can confirm the geniuses of the deceased death by clicking on this web site http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm Hence, I am inviting you for a business deal where this money can be shared between us in the ratio of 50/40 while 10% will be mapped out for expenses. If you agree to my business proposal. Further details of the transfer will be forwarded to you as soon as I receive your return mail, have a great day. Make sure you keep this transaction as your top secret and make it confidential till we receive the fund into the account that you will provide to the bank. Donât disclose it to any body, because the secrecy of this transaction is as well as the success of it. CONTACT ME WITH THIS EMAIL ADDESS: firstname.lastname@example.org MATHEW WILLIAM