A Scam Email with the Subject "From:Dauglas Mcdonald" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 10 Jun 2007 02:31:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Dauglas Mcdonald <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Dr.Douglas McDonald Foreign Department Union Bank Plc Plot 1261, Adeola Hopewell Street, P. O. Box 70381, Victoria Island, Lagos Attention: Respected friend, Confidential Money Transfer Proposal to help the poor and needy I am Dr.Douglas McDonald of Union Bank Plc of Nigeria. I am sending you this Confidential Money Transfer Proposal to ask for your support and Co-operation to carry out a transaction of money transfer to help the Poor and the needy. The Fund US$14.8m (Fourteen Million, Eight Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) belonging to one of our foreign customer (Engr. Murphy) a citizen of your Country who used to work with Mobil Oil Company here in Nigeria. Who died with his wife and only child in October 23, 2005 Belleview Airline plane crash. Click below web page for details http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/africa/10/23/nigeria.plane/ I’m searching for a trust worthy foreigner to stand as the next of kin to the deceased and beneficiary to the Fixed Deposit Account. If this money is not claimed now, it will go into the banks treasury as Unclaimed fund and our greedy directors will divert it for their selfish Use. But we can claim the money and use a reasonable percentage of the fund to help the poor and the needy. Every document to affect this transfer of the fund will be inaccordance with the banking laws and guidelines, so you need not worry or fear about this. We will use normal banking procedure and legal means to transfer the fund within 14 working days. I therefore, request your Absolute secrecy and confidentiality. You have to assure me that you will not disappoint whatsoever, after the fund is successfully transferred. 30% of the total money will be for you, 40% will be for the poor and needy while 30% will be for me. I will send you the Transfer Procedure if you are capable and indicate your interest by replying this mail to (email@example.com) Thanks in advance for your anticipated assistance and co-operation. Dr.Douglas McDonald Foreign Department Union Bank Plc.