This email with the subject "LEGITIMATE BUSINESS PROPOSAL..." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 17 Aug 2010 17:30:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "ACCOUNTS/FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPT" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
BANK OF ENGLAND PLC. ACCOUNTS/FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPT. firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Sir/Madam, First of all I want you to know that this is not a SCAM mail. Because based on what is going on all over the Internet world, people find it very difficult to believe things like this.Have it in mind that you have nothing to loss at the end of the day. But why I 'm sending you this letter, I think if that situation has a place in the internet world, maybe one from 1000 has a real transaction. If you can guarantee me from your side your trust and honesty I will be able to work with you, because at the end of the day when you finally assist me to received the consignment i do not want you to deny me of my share. I am Dr Anthony Barnes (Mr.) a staff of Bank of England plc London.I hold a strategic position in the accounts/foreign exchange department.I am pleased to get across to you for a very urgent and profitable business proposal which I believe will profit us after completion. I contacted you believing you might be capable of handling this business transaction. Reply to my e-mail:email@example.com for further details. Kind Regards, Dr. Anthony Barnes E-m@il:firstname.lastname@example.org