A Scam Email with the Subject "Re-Urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Feb 2006 04:07:21 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Prof IAN KHAN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Prof. I KHAN General manager of standard bank 318 voortrekker mainland Johasnnesbrg South Africa Tele +278-3996-8896 E-mail:email@example.com Hello . Let me start by introducing myself. Prof. I KHAN .The General manager of standard of South Africa Ltd,I have an business proposals suggestion for you. One of Our client Engr: Richard L Meyer who work with South African Gold minor company also business Man made a numbered, fixed deposit for 24 calendar months,with a value Of Ten million POUDS only in our bank. Upon maturity several notice was sent to him, Last year December and till now no one come for the claim of this fund. So We later find out that Engr: Richard L Meyer and tow of his sons was killed during the bomb blast in LONDO.After further investigation is was also discovered that Engr: Richard L Meyer did not declare any next of kin in his official papers including the paper work of his bank deposit in Standard bank ltd. We have tried to reach anyone of his family to come and claim the fund but no one have answer our call since then. The 10,000,000.00 pounds is still lying- in our standard bank and no one will ever come forward to claim it. What bothers me most is that the year has gone now. Expiration 24 years the funds will revert to the ownership of Account of Standard bank if nobody applies to claim the funds. Upon maturity several notice was sent to contact any of his family still no Response came from them. His deposit in my bank. So, Ten million pounds 10,000,000,oo is still lying-in my bank and no one will ever come forward to claim it. Against this Backdrop, my suggestion to you is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand as the Next of kin to Engr: Richard L Meyer I want you to know that I have had everything planned out so that we shall come out successful. I have contacted an attorney that will prepare the necessary document that will back you up as the next of kin to Engr: Richard L Meyer, all that is required from you at this stage is for you to Contact me back through the contact mail above with your Full name and address and fax number After you have been made the next of kin, the attorney will also fill in for claims on your behalf and Secure the necessary approval and letter of Probate in your favour for the move of the funds to an Account that will be provided by you. There is no risk involved at all in the matter as we are going to adopt a Legalized method and the attorney will prepare all the necessary documents. Please Endeavour to observe utmost discretion in all matters concerning this issue. Once the funds have been Transferred to your nominated bank account we will shall share in the ratio of 65% for me, 35% for you. Should you be interested please send me your full names and current residential address and I will prefer you to reach me on the email address above, Best Regards Prof. I KHAN General Manager