A Scam Email with the Subject "Funds Transfer assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 02 May 2007 00:48:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Dr. Samuel Kufuor <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF DR.SAMUEL KUFUOR AUDITOR, MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, ACCRA GHANA. EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +8821621128553(private) DATE: 02-05-07 DEAR FRIEND, LETTER FOR ASSISTANCE ON FUND TRANSFER First, I must solicit your strictest confidence in this transaction which is by its virtue or nature is utterly confidential and TOP SECRET. I got your contact in our search for a foreign partner who has the ability and reliability to prosecute a transaction of great magnitude involving a pending business transaction requiring maximum confidence. We are top officials of the FEDERAL MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT here in Accra - Ghana. We are interested in investments in your country with funds which are presently trapped here Ghana in other to commence this business we solicit your assistance to enable us transfer into your account the said trapped funds. The source of this fund is as follows: During our last year Auditing, we found out that some government officials set up companies and awarded themselves contracts which were grossly over invoiced in various Ministries, We also identified a lot of inflated contracts funds which are presently Deposited in our APEX BANK here in Accra. However, by virtue of our position as civil servants and members of the panel ,we cannot acquire this money in our names, I have therefore, been delegated as a matter on trust by my colleagues of the panel to look for an overseas partner(s) into whose account we would transfer the total sum of USD$35,500,000.00 [THIRTY FIVE MILLION,FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS]. Hence i am writing you this letter. We agreed to share the money thus:  20% FOR THE ACCOUNT OWNER [YOU]  80% FOR US [THE OFFICALS] It is from the 80% that we wish to commence investments in your country as you will also stand as our foreign agent over there. Please note that this transaction is 100% safe and we hope to commence the transaction latest sevendays from the date of the receipt of the following information bellow; [A] COMPANY'S NAME BENEFICIARY OF ACCOUNT. [B] YOUR PERSONAL TELEPHONE NUMBER AND FAX NUMBERS. [C] BANK ACCOUNT/SORT/ABA/ROUTING NUMBERS WHICH THE FUND WILL BE TRANSFERED TO. [D]YOUR BANK ADDRESS,TELEPHONE NUMBERS/FAX NUMBERS. The above information will enable us commence the transfer of this funds into your account in your country without delay and also to open an account in your name. We are looking forward to doing this business with you and solicit your confidentiality in this transaction. Please acknowledge the receipt of this letter using the above email address; I will bring you into the complete picture of this pending project when I hear from you. With Kind regards, DR.SAMUEL KUFUOR