Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "WITH DUE RESPECT TO YOU" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 03 Nov 2007 07:58:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was JAMES BATTES <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Mr. James Otto Bates
Chairman, Ecowas Contractor's
Debt Reconciliation / Appraisal Board,
Eco-Resource Board (ERB).
 Good day,
          Account provision for transfer of $45 million USD
My name is Mr.  James Otto Bates, Chairman Ecowas contract dept
reconciliation / appraisal boards. I am contacting you to inquire from you if you can assist me safeguard funds amounting to $45 million United States Dollars left by our late foreign contractor whose provided address could not be traced since he died along with his families. You will be presented as the next of kin to the deceases to enable our organisation transfer the money to you.
At the end of the transaction, you will be compensated with 30%
of the money. This transaction is 100% risk free but should be kept secret and confidential due to my position in Ecowas.
I will give you more details about the transaction when I received your affirmative response. You can contact my confidential secretary  Mrs. Christy Mensah at her secured E-mail address:
Note: Due to my position now, I have the deceased contract file with me incase of any question from our organization when the deal started and also the process to put claim on the funds as the next of kin will be legally processed to avoid any breach of law of our countries.
Thanks for your understanding, looking forward to hearing from you soonest and also include your private phone number in your reply for easy communication.
Yours faithfully,
Mr.  James Otto Bates

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