This email with the subject "From Mr Nong Watanagase" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Sep 2010 07:11:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr. Nong <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am sure you will be surprised about the contents of this email, however I got your basic contact through your country's Business Web Directory which prompted me to contact you directly through your email address. I am Mr. Nong Watanagase the son of outgoing Bank of Thailand Governor, Mrs. Tarisa Watanagase. Following the supervision of my mother as the boss of the central bank, I had the opportunity to acquire a huge amount of Funds valued over $49.5 Million dollars in discreet deposits with Finance houses in South-East Asia and Europe. I now seek your assistance to help me secure and move these funds to your account in your country and we can go into legal investment partnership in any area of the economy in your country. I need to have this fund moved because of the current political instability in my country and also because of Financial Crime investigation been carried out by the Department of Special Investigation so if you think you can be up to the task, kindly get back to me so we can proceed. During the course of this transaction, I will like to maintain high anonymity for security reasons meaning that you will be dealing with the finance houses directly for the release and transfer of the fund to your account. I have contacts in those places and I will give an authorization to them stating that the deposit rights has been transferred to you. This transaction is 100% risk free because I am not indicted on any financial crime so if you believe I can confide in you and that you can represent me secure this fund for us to go into investment opportunity in your country, Kindly get back to me. I agree to be transparent to you and will also show you evidence of existence of fund once I hear from you. Please reply to confirm receipt of my email and remember to give me your private number to reach you For a start, confirm my family background from the website below, http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/193664/outgoing-central-bank-chief-urges-reform Sincerely, Mr Nong. Watanagase Email: email@example.com