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Subject:  FOREIGN ASSISTANCE/CO-OPERATION
From:  "MR. DAVID THAMBO" <dvdthambo41@hotmail.com>
Date:  Thu, 26 Jul 2007 07:00:30 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "FOREIGN ASSISTANCE/CO-OPERATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 26 Jul 2007 07:00:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "MR. DAVID THAMBO" <dvdthambo41@hotmail.com>, although it may have been spoofed.


DEAR FRIEND,


I AM MR. DAVID THAMBO, MANAGER OF BILLS / EXCHANGE AT THE FOREIGN
REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT OF OLD MUTUAL BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA. IN MY
DEPARTMENT WE DISCOVERED AN ABANDONED SUM OF US$15,500,000(FIFTEEN
MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND U.S DOLLARS ONLY) IN AN ACCOUNT
BELONGING TO ONE OF OUR FOREIGN CUSTOMER WHO DIED ALONG WITH HIS
ENTIRE FAMILY ON MONDAY, 31ST OF JULY 2000, IN A PLANE CRASH.


SINCE HIS DEATH WE HAVE BEEN EXPECTING HIS NEXT OF KIN TO COME OVER
AND CLAIM HIS FUNDS, WE CANNOT RELEASE IT UNLESS SOMEBODY APPLIED FOR
IT AS NEXT OF KIN OR RELATIVE TO THE DECEASED AS INDICATED IN OUR
BANKING GUIDING PRINCIPLES. UNFORTUNATELY NOBODY HAS COME TO CLAIM
THIS FUNDS.
SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm


IT IS BASED ON THIS THAT SOME OFFICIALS IN MY DEPARTMENT AND I HAVE
DECIDED TO ESTABLISH A CORDIAL BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU, HENCE
MY CONTACTING YOU, WE WANT YOU TO PRESENT YOURSELF AS THE NEXT OF KIN
OR RELATIVE OF THE DECEASED SO THAT THE FUNDS CAN BE REMITTED INTO
YOUR ACCOUNT.

TO ENABLE US CONCLUDE THIS TRANSACTION URGENTLY. PLEASE TREAT THIS
BUSINESS PROPOSAL AS STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL AS POSSIBLE FOR SECURITY
REASONS.

PLEASE I AM EXPECTING YOUR URGENT RESPONSE VIA EMAIL: dvdthambo1@excite.com

KIND REGARDS,
MR. DAVID THAMBO