A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT AND STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 16 Jul 2007 09:56:07 -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.
Attention Sir/Madam, Good a thing to write you. I had taken pains to find your contact Email Based on an internet random Selection exercise. I have a proposal for you-this however is not mandatory nor will I in any manner compel you to honor against your will. Your profile pushed me to send you this mail, Briefly, I am a Sudanese National and the Wife of late John Garang,Sudanese first vice-president and president of the autonomous government of southern Sudan. Until his death, my husband was the leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement, he was killed in a helicopter crash in southern Sudan three weeks after he was sworn in as the country's first vice-president and president of the autonomous government of southern Sudan. After this incident, i knew i was not safe in my country any more as Residents of the districts hit hardest by the violence reported few overnight clashes, and in the morning. So i gathered some valuables in our family villa and escaped for my dear life in the company of my two sons George and Henry to Malaysia. Among the valuables, was a file that contained details of a deposit my Husband made in a security company in Malaysia. He deposited ( 18.5 million US dollars) contained in a trunk box in the name of foreign partner as containing family valuables. Now that we are in Malaysia and verified the transaction, we need your assistance to move this funds out of Malaysia for investment in your country as we cannot invest here due the activities of religious fanatics otherwise known as Al Quada in this region. We ask you to scout for a viable and lucrative business, so that we can invest wisely. We have it in mind to give you 20% of the total sum ( 18.5 million US Dollars), and 15% share in any investment we will embark upon if you assist us. We will also set aside 5% of the funds for auxiliary expenses which you will make in course of this transaction. This fortune we have revealed to you should remain confidential as it is only you who we have told about it. This transaction, needs and deserves to be confidential between you and my family as you know that my husband is no longer alive. As soon as I confirm your readiness to conclude the transaction with me. I will make urgent arrangement for the funds to be paid to you by transferring beneficiary status to your name in the necessary payment documents. To affirm your willingness and cooperation to my proposal please do so by email to the encrypted email address:email@example.com I do expect your prompt response. Best regards Mrs Vivian Garang.