This email with the subject "Hello Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 12 Aug 2010 04:35:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Thanon Yaw"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello , I am Mr Thanon Yaw, and I represent Mr. Thaksin Shinawatra former Prime Minister of Thailand. I have a very sensitive and confidential brief from this top (Thai billionaire) to ask for your partnership in re-profiling funds US$166 Million. I will give the details, but in summary, the funds are coming via a bank here in Thailand.As you will know Mr. Thaksin Shinawatra has been having problems with the Thai government. This is a legitimate transaction.You will be paid 20% for your "Management Fees". If you are interested, please write back by mail : firstname.lastname@example.org.Also provide me with your confidential telephone number,fax number and email address and I will provide further details and instructions. Please keep this confidential; we can't afford more political problems. Best regards, Mr Thanon Yaw