A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM THE PRISON" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 07 Jul 2004 08:52:39 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "fede ral" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DEAR SIR, PLEASE HELP ME OUT, I AM JOHN ATIKO MENSERH AN IN MATE FROM ATLANTIC SECURITY MAXIMUM PRISON YARD ACCRA , REPUBLIC OF GHANA DEAR FREIND, HAPPY NEW YEAR. I WAS THE MANAGER OF OPERATION WITH THE NORTH BOLINGO IMPORT & EXPORT COMPANY S.A.R.L. HERE IN LOME TOGO NORTH. WHO WAS SENT INTO PRISON B/C OF WICKED SOCIETY OF INDIVIDUAL THAT FOUND THEMSELF IN POWER. MY BOSS DIED IN AIR CRASH WITH A WHOLE FAMILY AND I WAS HAVING HIS $13,500,000.00 IN EUROPE WHERE HE INSTRUCTED ME TO TRAVEL TO HOPING TO MEET ME 2 DAY AFTER BEFORE HE MET HIS UNTIMELY DEATH IN PLANE CRASH. KINDLY LOG INTO AND FIND INFO ABOUT THE CRASH:www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/africa/07/20/kenya.crash THIS IS WHY I AM LOOKING FOR A FORIENG PARTNER WHO I CAN TRUST AND DO BUSINESS WITH SINCE MY BOSS IS NO MORE AND NO NEXT OF KIN TOO HENCE THIS DEPOSITED [$13.5 MILLION U.S DOLLARS].THRTEEN POINT FIVE MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS IN EUROPETHAT IS WELL PACKAGED IN A BOXES AS PRECIOUS METALS NEEDED TO BE CLAIMED SO AS TO HELP OUT IN THE LEGAL SUIT MY LAWYER HAD LREADY FIRED THE GOVERNMENT. I SOLICIATED FOR YOUR ASSITANCE IN PRESENTING YOU AS THE NEXT OF KIN TO THE DECEASED.ALL ARRANGEMENTS HAS BEEN PUT IN PLACE FOR A HITCH AND RISK FREE TRANSACTION. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN TRANSACTING THIS DEAL WITH ME,INDICATE YOUR INTEREST TO ENABLE ME GIVE YOU MORE DETAILS AND INTRUCTIONS ON THE MODALITIES.I CAN NOT BE ABLE TO HANDLE THIS BUSINESS MYSELF AS I AM INSIDE THE PRISON FOLLOWING THE ACCUSATION THAT I AND MY BOSS ATTEMPTED TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT IN POWER. TO THIS EFFECT MY LAWYER WHO HAS BEEN CALLING FOR AMNESTY ON MY BEHALF HAS ALL THE DORCUMENT BUT I DID NOT TELL HIS ABOUT THIS DETAILS OF THE CONTENT BUT IMADE HIM TO UNDERSTAND THAT MY BOSS FRIEND WAS HIS NEXT OF KIN , HOWEVER IF YOU ARE WILLING TO ASSIST PLEASE BE ASSURED THAT YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE 30% OF THIS MONEY WHILE YOU INVEST THE REST FOR ME. CONTACT ME OR MY LAWYER BUT BETTER TO MY LAWYER SO AS TO DIRECT YOU TO THE SECURITY COMPANY WHOSE WEBSITE IS:www.webnow.com/spyringsecurity AND THEY WILL TELL YOU MORE. HOWEVER MY LAWYERS EMAIL IS :firstname.lastname@example.org I AWAIT YOUR REPLY. TTHANKS, JOHN ATIKO MENSERH (PRISONER ) easy.com This message was sent from the free private e-mail service by easy.com, the portal site owned by Stelios and the easyGroup. This email service is available to all members of the public to use for personal reasons only. Not all subscribers to this e-mail service are representatives of an easyGroup company.