This email with the subject "From President Mitch Financial Consult" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 20 Jul 2010 13:01:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Barrister Macdonald Lewis."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I know that this mail might be a surprise to you but do consider it as an emergency.It is my pleasure to contact you for a business venture, though I have not met with you before but I believe one has to risk confiding in success sometimes in life. I am Barrister Macdonald Lewis President Financial Consult London; I consult with (5) different Financial Institutions here in United Kingdom as their accredited consultant on financial matters. My friend who works with one of the Financial Institution where I consult contacted me, he happens to be the Computer & IT Director in the Bank, and privately opened up to me that there's an abandoned money in a foreigners Account which he has been monitoring for over Two years now, and these funds are due to be claimed by the Beneficiary after a period of a year and six Months. After all necessary investigation with the name and address he found in the Beneficiary's file, he then noticed that the Beneficiary of the Account died four years ago in an Auto crash including his Brother that happens to be his Business Associate and also the next of kin to him. He opened up this to me when I visited his office and instructed me to search for a reliable person or one of my clients abroad whom he would front as a Business partner/Next of Kin to the deceased person in other to transfer the money (US$125M ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS ONLY) out of the Bank to a safe Account Abroad. We have both concluded all necessary arrangement on this matter and he has also briefed me on the kind of Documents that will be needed to make such claim without any problems now and in future to come. He assured me of his 100% Capability of making this transaction come true, and also made me to know that with his status as a Computer & IT Director in the Bank he will use his power to make possible changes of all necessary Documents in the Deceased file to your name to prove to the Bank that you are the Business Partner/Next of Kin to the Deceased. I am writing you this Letter to ask if you are Capable to handle this transaction, and also to assure us that as soon as everything is done you will not sit on the money. If this proposal interests you and you feel that you are CAPABLE of handling this transaction with us, please do get back to me as soon as possible so that I tell you the next step to follow. Thanks, Yours Faithfully, Barrister Macdonald Lewis. President Mitch Financial Consult