A Scam Email with the Subject "Dear Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 10 Nov 2006 11:20:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Dr Chinedu Ego <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I need your services in a confidential matter regarding money out of a family beneficiary deposit for investment in your country as such i decided to establish contact with you for assistance. This requires a private arrangement. You will receive these funds under legal claims; all legal documents will be carefully worked out toensure a risky free transfer. I am willing to pay a generous management fee as well as appreciation as soon as this transaction is completed. I have all the details. All correspondences will be via email, for now. The funds in question are quite large. I will expect a straight answer from you. Yes or no. If yes, Kindly furnish me with your personal information which must includ your full information, 1) Your full name. 2) Phone, fax and mobile #. 3) Company name, position and address. 4) Profession, age and marital status. 5) A scanned copy of your int'l p/port/Drivers license for identification. Please Send me an e-mail as soon as you receive this letter for further discussion and more clarification. Thanks and God bless you. Dr. Chinedu Ego.