A Scam Email with the Subject "BENEFICIARY OF FUNDS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Sep 2014 01:38:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Zaher AbdulKarrem."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir With much sincerity of purpose, I make this contract with you after satisfactory information we gathered from the Chamber of Commerce here in Iraq. I am a private staff for Haider J. Hamza a Senior Accountant back in my country with various influence at the Ministry of oil; I believe my proposal will interest you. My boss have decided and instruct me to contact you secretly in view of transferring the sum of US$55.5M [Fifty Five Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars] only to your Company or Personal Account through the remittance banks used by our country scattered all over the western countries and some A-list banks in Asia. However total confidential and legal arrangement requires to be smoothly executed to have funds either transferred or as to be determine by factors as our communication progresses. This particular funds is projected from an over invoiced contracted award to a foreign company who has long been paid and the over invoice remains dormant for many years now. Since the completion and payment has far exceed the period of six years; the constitution allows my principal to use his discretion and his candid returns in the past was turn in for personal gains by far superiors, hence he intend doing something for himself this time. As persons under government pay roll, it is indicting to openly take possession of such funds which is where your assistance as the foreign contactor is highly required. Among others; my principal we ensure : Payment approval from relevant offices for the release of the contract sum in favour of your Personal / Company details. You are expected to furnish us with necessary details such as: Your personal name in full. Name and Address of your Company. Proof of tax paid in your country for a minimum period of 1yr. (Personal tax payment proof or company tax payment proof) is acceptable. The sharing mode as proposed by my principal is 35% for your company and 65% for him I anxiously wait to hear from you. Zaher AbdulKarrem. Email: email@example.com