A Scam Email with the Subject "YOU ARE INVITED TO ACT AS THE NEXT OF KIN." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 19 Jul 2006 21:11:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Obi Maxwell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I cannot imagine the surprise this will bring to you, but please be rest assured is with good faith and intentions from a friend in dare need of your assistance to help us transfer the inheritance sum of US$16,700,000 (sixteen Million Seven Hundred U.S Dollars) into your account or company's account, in which God will bless you for rendering a helping Hand to others. My name is Mr Obi Maxwell, and I work with First Atlantic Bank in Nigeria and am writing in respect of Mr.Choi, Soohyun a customer who perished in a plane crash [Korean Air Flight 801] with the whole passengers aboard on August 6, 1997. Since the demise of this our customer. I personally has watched with Keen interest to see the next of kin but all has proved abortive as no One has come to claim his funds of US$16,700,000, which has been with my company for a very long time. On this note, I decided to seek for whom his name shall be used as the next of kin as no one has come up to be the next of kin. Below is the website of the plane crash, http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9708/06/guam.passenger.list For your efforts, I am prepared to offer you 30% of the total sum while 5% will be set aside for expenses incurred during the course of this Transaction, 5% for the less Privileged in the society and the Remaining 60% is for me and my Partners. Please note that this transaction is risk-free and the major thing I ask of you is to assure me the safety of the money when transferred to your account. Further Information and arrangement will commence as soon as trust, Confidence and good relationship is established. I shall be most grateful if you maintain the confidentiality required In this transaction. Do not hesitate to contact me for further Directives to enable us commence towards the conclusion of this transaction. Please respond to this mail using my email address I wait for your prompt response. Thanks and God bless, Mr Obi Maxwell.