This email with the subject "Dear Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 08 Sep 2016 13:07:15 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Michael Finnerty."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
I am sorry to encroach into your privacy in this manner, This is a personal email directed to you for your consideration alone, I request that it remain and be treated as such only. I am Mr. Michael Finnerty Auditor working with Banco Santander,I have an interesting business proposal for you that will be of immense benefit to both of us. Although this may be hard for you to believe, we stand to gain Ђ15,000,000.00 (fifteen million euro) between us in a matter of days. Please grant me the benefit of doubt and hear me out. I need you to signify your interest by replying to this mail. Most importantly, I will need you to promise to keep whatever you learn from me between us even if you decide not to go along with me. The owner of this dormant account is a Foreigner by name "Steve Fossett" who died on September 3, 2007. in a plane crash in Sierra Nevada. On further investigation i realized that his wife also passed away shortly after his death and they had no child. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Fossett The bank will approve this money to any foreigner because the former operator of the account is a foreigner and from USA in particular and I am certainly sure that he is dead, and nobody will come again for the claim of this money A foreigner can only claim this money with legal claims to the account Holder; therefore I need your cooperation in this transaction. I will provide the necessary information needed in order to claim this money, But you will have a corporate or personal Bank Account where this can be transferred. If you are capable of assisting me then send your private Telephone No, Your Age, occupation And Fax number.I wish for utmost confidentiality in handling this transaction. I want to assure you that the transaction is free from any type of risk because due process will be followed accordingly. I will make more details available to you on receipt of a positive response from you. Reply me at: email@example.com. Greetings, Michael Finnerty.