This email with the subject "COMPENSATION FOR YOUR PAST EFFORTS ( Yours Brother )" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 03 Oct 2007 15:57:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Yours Brother <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
HELLO, I am happy to inform you of my success in obtaining these transferred funds under the co-operation of a new associate of French nationality. Currently I am presently in Europe for investment projects with my own percentage of the total sum. While waiting, I did not forget your past efforts and your assistance in respect of the transfers of these funds, in spite of certain difficulties or financial support that made you to abandon this business, I am sorry for what happened to both of us (you and me). Please feel free to contact my Lawyer in Republic of Benin, Here is my lawyer contact address: Barrister Alfred BOCOVO TEL.00229 93 90 22 92 Fax 00229 21 30 95 135 Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ask him to send the remaining Truck Box that contain the rest of the funds that I kept on your behalf to offer you for your compensation (remuneration) for all the past efforts and assistance in this business. I retrieved a part of the funds from the truck box in the security Company and the remaining funds which belongs to you is currently in the truck box containing US$ 8.000.000 Dollars .I really appreciated your efforts so much. Please do not hesitate to contact my lawyer Barrister Alfred BOCOVO and instruct him to send the Truck Box Containing the funds ( US$ 8.000.000 dollars neither by diplomatic transfer to your place in your Country or you have to visit Republic of Benin your self in order to claim it your self through the assistance of the lawyer. Please inform me as soon as you enter in possession of the funds remaining so that we can to together share the joy after all the long sufferings in time for the realization of this business. Now, I am much occupied because of the investment projects that I and my new associate are now handling. Finally, I gave instruction to my Lawyer and the security company to give you the remaining truck box because this truck box belongs to you. Do not forget that the lawyer neither the security company doesn’t know the real content of the truck box because they know that the content of the truck box contains Computer accessories. If really you provided an effort to help me out in this business, for easier identification to my lawyer, you have to put my complete name also yours to ensure my lawyer that you are really my associate when replying to enable him to assist you for the transferring of the truck box by diplomatic transfer through your personal address that you will indicate to him. Here is my Telephone Number: 0037747608471. You can call me for more details. Please accept the expression of my distinguished. God Bless. Your Brother Telephone: 0037747608471.