A Scam Email with the Subject "SUBJECT MATTER PLS CONTACT NOW" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 21 Feb 2007 07:25:15 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Williams Dena " <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam I am the Auditor General of one of the prime banks here in South Africa. During the course of our auditing, I discovered floating fund in an account opened in the bank since 1998 and since 2000, nobody has operated this account again. After going through some old files in the records I discovered that the owner of the account died without a [Heir/WILL], hence the money is in sundry and if I do not remit this money out urgently it will be forfeited to the bank as excess profit. The owner of this account is a foreigner, a Great Farmer and he died in 2000.No other person knows about this account or anything concerning it, the account has no other beneficiary and my investigation proved to me as well that until his death he was the manager of AGRI-GOLD ARK[pty].SA.We will start the first transfer with Six million [$6,000.000]upon successful transaction without any disappoint from yourside, we shall re-apply for the payment of the rest of the amount to your account that you will provide. The total amount involved is ($26 Million) Twenty six million United States Dollars only. I am only contacting you as a foreigner because this money can not be approved to a local person in South Africa, but can only be approved to any foreigner whom the bank will believe was a partner to the deceased and in similar business. However, we will sign a binding agreement, to bind us together when we meet face to face after the first transfer of $6 million before transferring the second part of $20 million. I am revealing this to you with believe in God that you will never let me down in this business, you are the first and the only person that I am contacting for this business, so please reply urgently so that I will inform you the next step to take urgently. Send also your private telephone and fax number so that we can discuss other details. I would want this funds to be invested into your company business and our sharing modus will be 7% will be mapped out for all expenses and miscellaneous that will be incurred in the course of this transaction, 3% will go to our contact person in the pay out centre in Europe where the funds will be booked for payment, 30% of the investment will go to you and I will have 60%.I am presently in Europe trying to perfect some documents regarding the funds claim so that once you indicate interest it will be easy to follow up as I will be here for only 3 days on official trip. Kindly respond if you are interested in this proposal so that once I go back home to South Africa I can start normalizing the documents in your favour with my influence and my positionin the bank as I am due for retirement. My contact person in the payment centre in Europe will do everything possible to assist in the course of the process so that it will be a hitch free transaction with success achieved. I will destroy all documents of transaction immediately we receive this money leaving no trace to any place and to build confidence you can call me for heart to heart discussion through my security encrypted line: +88 21621001048 or email email@example.com, which I secured for the confidentiality and safety of this business as you know that this business is confidential. I will use my position and influence to obtain all legal approvals for onward transfer of this money to your account with appropriate clearance from the relevant ministries and foreign exchange departments. I look forward to your earliest reply. Sincerely Yours, Mr. Williams Dena email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +88 21621001048