This email with the subject "GOOD NEWS TO YOU MY FRINED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 28 Feb 2008 18:39:36 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MrWilliam usuman" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello Good Friend
Good day, How are you today? I am writing to inform you that I have Paid the fee for your Cheque Draft. And I went to the bank to confirm if the Cheque has expired or getting near to expire and Mr.Ahmed Zafa the Director of Financial Trust Bank told me that before the cheque will get to your hand that it will expire.
So I told him to cash the $1250,000.00 UNITED STATES DOLLARS to cash payment to avoid losting this funds.However, all the necessary arrangement of delivering the $1.250,000.00 UNITED STATES DOLLARS in cash was made with GLOBAL TRUST COURIER COMPANY here in Cotonou Benin Republic,
Mr.Ahmed Zafa the Director of Financial Trust Bank Cotonou have to package the sum of $1.250,000.00 in cash for me. Then he also agreed to help me to Register the Consignment with GLOBAL TRUST COURIER COMPANY. Infact I thank God very much for all the movement I made, every thing goes normally.
As for our agreement with the Global Trust Courier company they promised that your consignment will leave this Country on monday next week,But the Director of the GLOBAL TRUST COURIER COMPANY said that they need your contacts informations to able them meet up with you immediately the Diplomat Agent arrived to your Country.
Please write a letter of application to the given address below.
Please, Send them your contacts information to able them locate you immediately they arrived in your country with your BOX .This is what they need from you.
1.YOUR FULL NAME........................
2.YOUR HOME ADDRESS...................
3.YOUR CURRENT HOME TELEPHONE NUMBER..............
4.YOUR CURRENT OFFICE TELEPHONE............
5.A COPY OF YOUR PICTURE.............
Please make sure you send this needed info to the Director general of Global Trust Courier Company Dr.Chris Hebert with the address given to you.
Note.The Global Trust courier company don't know the contents of the Box. I registered it as a BOX of an Africa cloths. They don't know it contents money. this is to avoid them delaying with the BOX. don't let them know that is money that is in that Box.
I am waiting for your urgent response. You can even call the Director of Global Trust
Courier company with this line:00229-97253-531
Thanks and Remain Blessed.