A Scam Email with the Subject "Act Fast." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 15 Aug 2006 12:16:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Rico Savage" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CONFIDENTIAL AND URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL Dear Friend=2C Firstly I must solicit your confidence in this transaction=2C this is by virtue of the nature as being utterly confidential=2E Hence i have decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction=2E I am Rico Savage from the African Development Bank Senegal=2C On the 6th of June 1999 an American Oil contractor Mr=2E Charles made a fixed deposit for twelve months valued at =8015=2C921=2C000 Euros=28 Fifteen million Nine hundred and Twenty One thousand Euros =29 in my branch upon maturity we sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply=2E A month after=2Cwe sent another reminder and finally we discovered from his contract employers of the Petroleum Corporation that Mr=2E Charles his wife and their three children all died in the plane crash of October 31st=2C 1999 =28 an Egypt air Boeing 767 Flight 990 =29with other passengers on board=2C Unfortunately all his entire family lost their lives in the tragedy=2E Since then=2C I have made several enqu! ires to his embassy to locate any of his extended relatives but all my efforts proved unsuccessful and to no avail=2E After these several unsuccessful attempts=2C I decided to track his last name over the Internet=2C to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you=2E Upon this discovery=2C I seek your permission to have you stand as NEXT-OF-KIN to the deceased so that the funds =28 Fifteen million Nine hundred and Twenty One thousand Euros=29 can be released and paid into your account as the Next of kin otherwise the fund will be returned to the treasury as unclaimed funds which will subsequently be reverted to the ownership of the Senegal government and will be donated to the trust fund for arms and ammunition to further enhance the course of war in the World=2E Consequently=2C my proposal is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to Mr=2E Charles so that the fruit of this man's labour will not get into the hands of some corrupt Government officials=2E In return for your service and assistance you will be entitled to 40% of this money=2C 10% will go to settle all expenses incurred during the process of this transaction=2C while the balance 50% will go to us Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptanc! e of our mutual business endeavour by furnishing me with the following=3B 1=2E Your full Names 2=2E Your complete mailing address 3=2E Your private Telephone and fax numbers 4=2E Your private email address The paperwork for this transaction will be done by the attorney and my position as the branch manager guarantees the successful execution of this transaction=2E Upon your response=2CI shall provide you with more details and relevant documents that will help you understand the transaction=2EI advice that a healthy degree of caution be exercised before conclusions are reached by your goodself=2E If this proposal is acceptable by you=2C do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed on you=2E I will appreciate your sincere response=2E Warm regards=2C Mr=2E Rico Savage Tel=3A +221 440-9966