I believe this is a scam, This is the message I received.
[7:25:54 AM] asante.robert1111513: Dear Takuma
With due respect, I need to introduce myself to you, I am Asante Robert. My main purpose of sending you this message is that I want you and I to do a business that will benefit the both of us, I work with (ADB) Agricultural development bank as an audit and accounting manager in Accra Ghana, I am pleased to contact you With due respect, I need to intro because of your last name and it’s going to benefit the both of us, that’s if you can be trusted and not to betray me at the end of this business.
Why I am pleased to contact you is that you bear the same last name with a late client of mine who died on January 12 2010 Earthquake disaster in Haiti, that killed over 200,000 people, And it will be very easy for me to use you as the next of kin to the deceased account so that the fund can be moved to you as the next of kin to the deceased.
It will be my pleasure if we can do this business together and share this money 50% to me and 50% will go to you because you will be receiving the money and there is no risk at all because I don’t want to be greedy here, Late (Mr.Jim Takuma )been the deceased lodged the sum of 8.4 million dollars in my bank and I am his account officer and I know what to do to put your name in the bank DATA BASE as the next of kin to the deceased account, automatically you will be the next of kin to the fund and there will be no trace for that, I assure you that this transaction is 100 % risk free that’s if you will not betray me at the end of this transaction.
If you are interested to do this business deal with me, kindly contact me via my direct E-mail: email@example.com
Notwithstanding, this business must be confidential between you and me, please I repeat, no third party must know anything about this transaction.
Hope this mail finds you in good faith.
I remain respectfully.
(Audit And Accounting Manager)
Agricultural Development Bank (ADB)
This is believed to be a scam because he is suggesting an illegal way to recieve money, which prevents people who try to do it from reporting it after they have been scammed, I have only talked with him
Here is the rest of the conversation
[7:33:56 AM] Takuma Ichijou (mjd): Oh look, A pre-typed message with a name just inserted, I feel so special when automated services send me messages. now quit trying to scam money out of me, and I shall now block you to prevent more annoying messages
[7:34:48 AM] asante.robert1111513: hello sir
[7:35:07 AM] asante.robert1111513: please this is not a scam
[7:35:26 AM] Takuma Ichijou (mjd): http://www.adb.com.gh/en/scam-alert.php
[7:35:45 AM] Takuma Ichijou (mjd): Oh look, an article about phishing, using this kind of thing.
[7:35:47 AM] asante.robert1111513: i have prove about it ok
[7:36:23 AM] Takuma Ichijou (mjd): Anyone who's official would at least use proper grammar when trying to speak to someone about a business transaction
[7:36:25 AM] asante.robert1111513: sir i belive that we can do it
[7:38:26 AM] Takuma Ichijou (mjd): And one more thing. I don't have the name "Jim" as your letter said. You are just sending the equivalent of a mail merge to a large amount of people, afrom themnd trying to get money
[7:38:43 AM] Takuma Ichijou (mjd): that was my comp messing up, "And trying to get money from them"
[7:40:56 AM] Takuma Ichijou (mjd): Oh look, when I get to the heart of the issue, you become silent
[7:48:35 AM] Asante Robert: please sir am too busy in my office now
[7:48:54 AM] Asante Robert: please we will talk latter ok
[7:49:11 AM] Takuma Ichijou (mjd): Jim Takuma never has, or will exist, He could not have left money to anyone
[7:49:25 AM] Takuma Ichijou (mjd): So, you leave when I get it right? You suck at scamming people
Sorry if I shouldnt've talked to him, I just felt like trying to mess with him.
you can also report the user to firstname.lastname@example.org, so they can investigate and make the necessary actions against the user in question if deemed needed.