A Scam Email with the Subject "PLEASE I NEED YOUR URGENT RESPONSE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:20:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Paul Madi" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
My Dearest Friend, I am MR. PAUL MADI, The chief auditor in bank of Africa (boa) Burkina Faso West African, One of our customers, with his entire family was among the victims of plane crash and before his death, he has an account with us valued at $27.2million us dollars(twenty-seven million two hundred thousand us dollars) in our bank and according to the Burkina Faso law, at the expiration of Ten years if nobody applies to claim the funds a grace of one year also will be given before the money will revert to the ownership of the Burkina Faso government. My proposals is that i will like you as a foreigner to stand in as the next of kin or distant cousin for us to claim this money, so that the fruits of this old manâs labour will not get into the hands of some corrupt government officials who will later use the money to sponsor war in Africa and kill innocent citizens in the search for political power. As a foreign partner which this money will be transfer into your account, you are entitle to 40% of the total money while 55% will be for me as the moderator of this transaction and 5% will be mapped out for any expenditure that may be incur during the course of this transaction. Please note that there will be no problem as my bank has made all effort through to reach for any of his relation but all was fruitless. My position as the chief auditor in this bank guarantees the successful execution of this (deal) transaction. Please send the following: 1) Your full name..... 2) Sex..... 3) Age..... 4) Country..... 5) Passport or photo..... 6) Occupation..... 7) Personal Mobile number..... 8) Personal fax number..... 9) Home & office address..... Thanks. MR. PAUL MADI. Please contact me here: firstname.lastname@example.org