A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM: MR. GIDO USMAN" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 16 Jul 2007 23:31:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "MR. GIDO USMAN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MR. GIDO USMAN JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA TEL:+27-83-416-0572 E-MAIL:email@example.com Dear Sir/Madam, RE: TRANSFER OF ($12,800.000.00 USD} TWENTY SIX MILLION DOLLARS We want to transfer to overseas account ($12,800.000.00 USD) Twenty six million United States Dollars) from my bank here in South Africa, I want to ask you, If you are capable and fit to provide either an existing bank account or to set up a new Bank a/c immediately to receive this money even an empty a/c can serve to receive this money, as long as you will remain honest to me till the end for this important business, trusting in you and believing in God that you will never let me down either now or in future. I work with the Auditing Department of one of the prime banks here in South Africa, during the course of our auditing, I discovered a floating fund in an account opened in the bank in 2000 and since 2002 nobody has operated on this account again, after going through some old files in the records I discovered that the owner of the account died with out a [Heir/WILL] hence the money is floating and if I do not remit this money out urgently it will be forfeited for nothing. The owner of this account is a foreigner, a great industrialist, he died since 2002.No other person knows about this account or any thing concerning it, the account has no one as Next of Kin I am only contacting you as a foreigner because this money cannot be approved to a local person here in South Africa. However, we will sign a binding agreement, to bind us together when we meet face to face. I am revealing this to you with believe in God that you will never let me down in this deal, so please reply urgently so that I will inform you the next step to take urgently. I Need your full co-operation to make this deal work fine because the management is ready to approve this payment to any foreigner who we present with the correct information of this account, which I will give to you upon your positive response and once I am convinced that you are capable also I will need your strong assurance that you will never, ever let us down, at the conclusion of this business. More details will be sending to you once you accept this offer I look forward to your earliest reply through my email address, reply to email: firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks and God bless. Yours truly, MR. GIDO USMAN