This email with the subject "Dear Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 17 Apr 2008 12:21:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "OBANI KOFFI" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Barrister Obani Koffi. I had a late client ,a foreign national and a construction engineer here in Indonesia.I have the pleasure to contact you on this subject matter. My late client died along with his entire family while on holiday in Asia Earth Quake Disaster(Phuket Island in Thailand on December 2006. (TSUNAMI DISASTER) He left the sum of USD$6.5M with a Finance company and ever since his death,The said Finance company has instructed me to provide his next of kin.I have the pleasure to contact you so that you will stand as his bonafide next of kin and claim this Fund which he left behind. On hearing from you,I shall give you a compehensive information of what to do as regards to this. Please you are strictly advised to get back to me through my private Email address for confidentiality: email@example.com Yours Faithfully, Barrister Obani Koffi, Solicitor & Advocate, firstname.lastname@example.org