A Scam Email with the Subject "Hoping To Hear From You" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 Feb 2007 03:50:05 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr Willison Van" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, My name is Dr Willison Van, am the branch and computer management department here confidential business proposition for you. On october 6, 2002, an American Geologist/Contractor with the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), Dr. George W.Brumley From Atlanta,U.S.A Deposited the sum of US$15,500,000.00 ( Fiften million Five hundred thousand Dollars only) in my bank. Upon maturity,I sent aroutine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply. After a month,we sent a reminder and finally we discovered from his contract employers,the Economic Community Of West Africa States (ECOWAS) that Dr George W.Brumley died in a plane crash with his intire family in Kenya,East Africa in the year 2003. I want you to visit the website below for more information about the PlaneCrash: <http://www.wral.com/news/2345844/detail.html> <http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/africa/07/20/kenya.crash/index.html> I therefore made further investigation and discovered that In the bank form for next of kin, George W.Brumley Before his death filled his wife JEAN BRUMLEY as his next of kin but unfortunately, the wife died with him along others and therefore, there is nobody left behind to claim the fund of Dr. George Brumley as his next of kin that was why I contacted you and proposed it as a deal between us. Meanwhile, Official documents, including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my Bank as the next of kin was in the name of his wife. Based on that, No one will ever come forward to claim itI will like to seek foryour permission as a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to Dr.George W.Brumley so that the fruits of this old man's labor will not be use for financing weapons which will further enhance the courses of war in the world in general. The money will be paid into your account for us to share in the ratio of 55% for me and 40% for you and 5% for Expenses Incurred in the course of the transaction.There is no risk at all as all the paperwork for this transaction will be done accordingly and with my position as the bill the exchange guarantees the successful execution of this transaction. if you are interested, please reply immediately address: by indicating your address, Account number, phone and fax number for easy communication. Upon your response, I shall then provideyou with more details and that will help you understand the transaction Finally, You should observe utmost confidentiality, and rest assured that this transaction would be most profitable for both of us because I shall require your assistance to invest my share in your country. Anxiously Awaiting for your urgent response. Thanks and best regards to your family. Fric Dr Willison Van