Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Fwd: Collection assistance

From: Richard Tatro <>

This email with the subject "Fwd: Collection assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 14 Apr 2008 09:59:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Richard Tatro <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,

I am Dr. Benson Smith. I have been in partnership with some North Americans for
some certain crude oil business here. Suffice to say that we have made some
good profit amounting to couple of millions of dollars which is already in the
custody of my partners in America.

Due to some obvious reasons and discreet nature of our transaction, my partners
in America have asked that my own share of this profit shall not be disbursed
directly from them to me here. They have authorized me to seek and appoint in
confidence another party located in America or Canada to act as my receiving
agent. This is why I make this contact with you. If you think you are honest
and capable to receive this money on my behalf, do not hesitate to get back to
me. Upon your response, we shall discuss other modalities to include your
commission for every amount you are to collect on my behalf. Note that you have
no expenses whatsoever to make in this transaction. All that is needed of you
is your honesty and ability to collect the money as and when due.

Please treat as possible and mail via this email;
Dr. Benson Smith.

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