A Scam Email with the Subject "CAN YOU HELP US PLS CAN YOU HELP US PLS !!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 10 Nov 2006 08:39:17 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MICHEAL BALOY TEL:2783 210 88 73. EMAIL:email@example.com Dear Sir & Madam I know you will be surprise to receive this letter. I am MR.MICHEAL BALOY the only son of the General EDWARD BALOY who was killed during a bloody shoot out claimed the lives of 24 Cols and Generals including the life of the late SAVIMBI of republic of ANGOLA. I got your contact through the South African information of Exchange (S.A.I.E) regarding your trust worthy, as such; I decided to ask for your assistance to transfer some money Out of South Africa into your personal or company account. Be fore my father's death, he was the General in charge of Arms and Ammunition purchase for the Republic of Angola Arms Forces. And in his will he specifically drew my at! tention to the sum of US$35.7 MIL! LION United State Dollars) which deposited in a private Security and finance company in South Africa. IN FACT MY FATHER SAID IN HIS "WILL"AND I QUOTE. MY BELOVED SON, I WISH TO DRAW YOUR ATTENTION TO THE SUM OF US$35.7 MILION, WHICH I DEPOSITED IN PRIVATE SECURITY AND FINANCE COMPANY IN SOUTH AFRICA (JOHANNESBURG) LIFE BEING UNPREDICTABLE ESPECIALLY IN THE MILLITARY. INCASE OF ANYTHING TOMMORROW DO TAKE CARE OF YOUR MOTHER AND MAKE SURE SHE DO NOT LACK ANYTHING.
For your effort my family is willing to offer you 30% of the total Money, while 5% will be put aside for local and international expenses Incurred during the transaction and the balance I intend to invest in a Profitable venture in your country or else where you may advice. Please Note that this transaction is 100% risk free, the major thing I require from you is absolute ASSURANCE that the money will be safe when transferred to your account Finally, modalities on how to transfer this money will be discussed Once a genuine interest from you is shown. this is my ALTERNATIVE EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org to get back to me urgent please. Thanks and God Bles! s You, Best Regards. MR. MICHEAL BALOY(FOR THE FAMILY)