A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT RESPONSE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 28 Jul 2004 17:30:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM MR.DAVID MORGAN OFFICIAL AFRICA DEVELOPEMENT BANK 65 BP 11 AVENUE ST.PAUL, COTONOU REPUBLIQUE DU BENIN. TEL +229-44-90-12 Alter.Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Att: In order to transfer out (USD 26 MILLION) Twenty six million United States Dollars) from AFRICA DEVELOPMENT BANK BENIN [A.D.B]Ihave the courage to ask for your assistance to handle this important and confidentialbusinessbelieving that you will never let me down either now or in future. I am DR DAVID MORGAN, AN OFFICIAL of (A.D.B) BENIN There is an account openedinthe above bank in 1990 and since 1993 nobody has operated on this accountagain.Which means it now dormant,After going through some old files in the records,Idiscovered that if I do not remit this money out urgently it will be forfeitedfornothing. The owner of this accountis Mr.Allan P.Seaman, a foreigner, and a miner at DIAMONDSAFARI(pty), an INDUSTRALIST by profession and he died since 1993. No otherperson knowsabout this account or any thing concerning it, the account has noother beneficiaryand my investigation proved to me as well that his companydoes not know anythingabout this account and the amount involved is (USD 26M)twenty six million UnitedStates Dollars and a deposit of 200kg of alluvial golddust pending shipment . I want to first transfer [USD26M]twenty-six million United States Dollars into asafeforeigners account abroad before the GOLD, but I don't know any foreigner,I amonly contacting you as a foreigner because this money cannot be approvedto alocal bank here, but can only be approved to any foreign account becausethe moneyis in US Dollars and the former owner of the account is Mr. ALLAN P.SEAMAN,aforeigner too. I know that this message will come to you as asurprise as wedon'tknow our selves before,but be sure that it is real and a genuine business. I only got your contact address from my secretary who operates computer with believeinGod that you will never let me ! down in this business. You are the only person that I have contacted in this business, so please replyurgentlyso that I will inform you the next step to take urgently. Send alsoyour privatetelephone and fax number including the full details of the accountto used forthe deposit. I want us to meet face to face or sign a binding agreement to bind us together sothatyou can receive this money into a foreign or any account of your choicewherethe fund will be safe.I will fly to your country for withdrawal and sharingandother investments. I am contacting you because of the need to involve a foreignerwithforeign account beneficiary.I need your full co-operation to make this workfinebecause the management is ready to approve this payment to any foreignerwho hascorrect information of this account, which I will give to you later immediately,ifyou are able and with capability to handle such amount in strict confidenceandtrust according to my instructions and advice for our mutual benefit becausethisopportunity will never come again in my life. I need truthful person in this business because I don't want to make mistake. Ineedyour strong assurance and trust.With my position now in the office I cantransferthis money to any foreigner's reliable account, which can provide withassurancethat this money will be intact pending my physical arrival in yourcountry forsharing. I will destroy all documents of transaction immediately we receive this money leavingnotrace to any place. You can also come to discuss with me face to face afterwhichI will make this remittance in your presence and two of us will fly toyour countryat least two days ahead of the money going into the account. I willapply forannual leave to get visa immediately I hear from you that you are readyto receivethis fund in your account.I will use my position and influence toeffect legalapprovals and onward transfer of this money to your account withappropriate clearanceforms of the ministries and foreign exchange departments. At the conclusion of this business, you will be given35%of the total amount, 60% will be for me, while 5% will be for expenses bothpartiesmight have incurred during the process of transferring. I look forward to your earliest reply. as soon as you recieve my email call me on 00229-449 012 for the information to move to next step. Warm Regards Yours Sincerely Dr.David Morgan 00229-449-012