This email with the subject "COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 12 Apr 2006 06:41:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Barrister David Lugard <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend. My name is Barr. David Lugard, A PERSONALATTORNEY TO MR.BOB GALLAGHER of UNITED STATE OF AMERICA. I am pleased to inform you about my interest to use you, for a deposit of 45.5million with a security company here in Ghana. It may surprise you, but just Give me your attention pls. An AMERICAN mining consultant/contractor with Ghana mining and Natural Resources, made a deposit of two conceal consignment boxes for twelve Calendar months, valued at US$45.5million (Fourty Five million five hundred Thousand Dollars) with the Afri continental Security & finance Services of Tema Ghana since the year 2000 and the content was not disclose them. The consignment was deposited as personal valuable belongings to my late client to the security company. Ever since then, a routine notification has been sent several times to Him without reply. In 2003, I discovered from his contract employee, the Ghana mining and Natural Resources that my client is dead. Unfortunately, he was a victim of the AF4590 French Concorde flight chartered by a German tour operator Deillman that crashed in France. On further investigation, the entire family was in the plane, and no Declaration of inheritance on the deposit made to the security company, as he Intend to invest in ASIA. I have made several research since 2003 till this date, to Reach any of his relation or family member for claim, without success To locate any of them, and the management of the Afri continental Security & finance Services of Tema Ghana Is planning to confiscate and open the consignment by the end of this month Quarter, since the demurrage is being rolled over with the principal sum for many Years. I want you to stand in as the next of Kin to the deceased, for us to Save the fruits of the old man's labour before it get to the hands of Some corrupt selfish officials of the government of Ghana, whose interest Is to confiscate this consignment within 14 days from now. As soon as you consent to this request, I will start the process of the Necessary documents to notarise the will and obtain the necessary Documents and letter of probate/administration in your favour For the shipment of the consignment to your Address. You will receive; 40% of the total sum as compensation, base on your Good intention to help me secure the fund in your account. I would also Like to use 10% of the fund to raise a reputable charity home or Foundation in the name of the deceased. My position here as the personal Attorney guarantees the successful execution of this transaction. Looking forward to your urgent anticipation to this offer and pls Provide me with your full information such as you telephone and fax Numbers to enable us discuss better. I WILL LIKE YOU TO REPLY TO MY PRIVATE EMAIL ADDRESS (email@example.com) Regards Barr. David Lugard.