This email with the subject "URGENT RESPONSE. 02-07-2016." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 02 Jul 2016 08:41:02 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Dr.David Ashton" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From Dr. David Ashton Brondesbury,North West London England Dear Friend.I am Dr. David Ashton from Brondesbury,North West London, here in England. I work for UBS INVESTMENT Bank London branch. I am writing you from my office that will be of an immense benefit for both of us. In my department, being a member of the Group Executive Com-mittee and Chief Risk Officer (Greater London Regional Office), I discovered an abandoned sum of Â15 Million Great British Pounds Sterling (Fifteen Million Great British Pounds) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late Mr. Steve Allen who unfortunately lost his life in a car accident including his wife and only daughter. The choice of contacting you is aroused from the geographical nature of where you live, particularly due to the sensitivity of this transaction. The Bank officials have been waiting for any of the relatives to come-up for this claim but nobody has done that. I personally have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for 4 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin /Will Beneficiary to the deceased of this fund so that the proceeds of this account valued at Â15 Million Pounds will be transferred into your bank account as the next of kin to Late Mr. Steve Allen. This will be disbursed or shared in these percentages, 60% for me and 40% to you. I have secured all necessary legal documents that will be used to back up this claim we are making. All I need to do is to fill in your names to the documents and legalize it in the court here to prove you as the legitimate beneficiary of the fund. All I require now is your honest Co-operation, Confidentiality and Trust to enable us sees this transaction through. I guarantee you that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. I want you to understand that I have worked in this bank for 17 years, and I have been able to secure all legal documents to enable you inherit this fund Please provide me the following: as we have few days to run it through this is very URGENT PLEASE.
1. Full Name 2. Your Direct Mobile Number 3. Contact Address 4. Date of BirthHaving gone through a methodical search, I decided to contact you hoping that you will find this deal interesting. Please on your confirmation of this message and indicating your interest I will furnish you with more information. Endeavor to let me know your decision as soon as possible.
Best Regards, Dr. David Ashton Private Email;firstname.lastname@example.org