This email with the subject "PARTNERSHIP FOR INHERITANCE FUND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 09 Jul 2010 16:52:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Emmanuel Briggs" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
PLEASE REPLY VIA THIS EMAIL (firstname.lastname@example.org) HSBC Our Reference: 20 / 725 / NW SUBJECT: SEEKING PARTNERSHIP FOR INHERITANCE FUND OF FOUR MILLION THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND GREAT BRITISH POUND STERLING. Dearest Friend, My name is Mr Emmanuel Briggs, I am a staff of HSBC BANK PLC in LONDON- UNITED KINGDOM. I work in the operations dept where I serve as account officer to numerous customers.I am contacting you of a business transfer, of a huge sum of money from a deceased account the amount of GBP£4.3Million(Four Million Three Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling).Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that every documents / legal papper work that will state you the original next of kin and bring about the success of this transaction would be provided, and all will be well at the end of the day. I decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction.The deceased person who died Mr Abdou Elzanaty died in a plane crash along with his wife and two children in an Egyptian airline with other passengers on board was an American Oil consultant/contractor with the Chinese Solid Minerals Corporation. You can confirm his death from the BBC WORLD NEWS published Website below. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/502503.stm The board of directors of HSBC BANK PLC,mandated me as the account officer to the decease to look for any known relation of Mr. Abdou Elzanaty, since after his death.However all my efforts traces was abortive. The circumstances surrounding the death of the depositor with no known nominated successor has made it difficult to locate anyone who is directly related to the deceased. The strategy is to use my position as his account officer to present you as a next of Kin and beneficiary of the time deposit for capitalization to your account and share this money between ourselves and also donate 10% to HAITI,Charity and the tsunami victims If this proposal is acceptable by you, please endeavor to contact me immediately via this my most confidential email(email@example.com)Above all,please handle this deal with maturity and absolute confidentiality if you found it worthy to be benefited reply me but if not, notify me on time and better still keep it top secret due to the nature. Thanks and God bless you for your anticipated co-operation. Yours truly, Mr.Emmanuel Briggs