This email with the subject "ACT ASAP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 Jun 2006 00:44:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was DAVID JOHNSON <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I'm soliciting your utmost confidentiality in this Transaction. I am Mr.DAVID JOHNSON , Deposit Manager with Brutex Security and Finance Services,Accra,Ghana. I came to you in my private search for a reliable person to Handle this confidential transaction, which involves huge sum of money to your country. The Proposition: A foreigner an American, late Stella Giwa who died On January 31 aboard Alaska Airlines Flight 261, which crashed into the Pacific Oceannot far from Los Angeles, while returning from a business trip. He deposited with us at Brutex Security & Finance,Accra and had a trunk box worth US$18.2 Million, having heard of the tragic incident involving late Stella Giwa the finance institute now expects a next of kin as beneficiary. Valuable efforts have been made by Brutex Security & Finance management to get in touch with any of her family's but I Personally found out that she died with her husband and daughter. The only name of next of kin given to us by late Stella Giwa unfortunately was with him in the same flight that crashed, and this is unknown to the finance firm. I'm taking this advantage in order to better my life and that of my family, I now decided to seek your permission to have you stand as next of kin to late Stella Giwa, so that the fund (US$18.2 M) will be lifted in your favor and custody as the next of kin. All documents and proves to enable you get this fund will be carefully worked out, by the lawyer that will be employ to work on your behalf . You can take time and verify from the website as shown herein for confirmation of the crash, http://edition.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01/alaska. airlines.list I am assuring you that this transaction and its procedures is 100% legal and risk free involvement. Your share stays while the rest will be for myself. The sharing of the fund between the two of us will be as follows: 30% of the total sum will go to you for your effort and commitment to the success of this transaction. 60% will be for us here and 10% for ay expenses incur by both parties during the cost of this transfer process. As soon as I receive an acknowledge of the receipt of this message in Acceptance, I will immediately start up with the process. If this proposal is acceptable by you, kindly reply me immediately you get this mail. I will have to apply for the release and subsequent shipment of the fund in your favor. Please also send all your banking documents so that i can submit it to the bank for neccesary documentations in your favour. Thank you in advance for your anticipated co-operation. Yours faithfully, Mr.DAIVD JOHNSON , Deposit Manager EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org