This email with the subject "Urgent Business Proposal" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 15 Oct 2006 00:30:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
WILLIAMS SMITH 13 MELVIL ROAD SALTON, JOHANESSBURG. SOUTH AFRICA. TEL/FAX: 27 76 8688173. Attention: Sir, Let not this message come to you as a surprise. My name is Williams Smith a Bank Manager of one of the branches of the Amalgamated Bank of South Africa ( ABSA). I am prompted to send you this mail out of my dire need of your assistance in the Business that I am herein to introduce to you. As a manager of my Bank Branch, I discovered a non resident account that has not been operated for more than 13years, this particular account has in it USD$35.5m and belong to one Mr. Bruno Orwell a German who was a gold miner and hada company (ORWELL GOLDLINE COMPANY) here in South Africa.
Having gone through the old files, this man never made provision for the next of kin when the account was opened at this aspect, I became conscious of Moving the money out and I have Discussed with my Head office Manager regarding this, and he is very much Game for us to move the Fund out of South Africa for our use if I can find a foreign Partner who we can use his name as the next of kin to late Mr. Bruno and get the fund transferred to his account. This is why it has become important for me to Solicit for your Connivance in make this possible.And we have agreed that if you be of assistance, that we will compensate you with 30% of the Total sum while we set aside 10% to redeem any expenses that may be incurred by you or we in the Process of this transaction. Please if this is acceptable to you, Kindly get back to me immediately so that we can discuss the modalities of the transaction and note that this transaction is 100% risk free. I expect to hear from you soon. Thank you and God bless you. Yours Faithfully, Williams Smith (Absa Bank) Email:email@example.com Tel: 27 76 8688173.