Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: Mr Morris Thomson <>

This email with the subject ""TOP SECRET"FUND TRANSFER NEGOTIATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 25 Feb 2009 22:55:40 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Mr Morris Thomson <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From:Mr.Morris Thomson.
Internal Audit Department.
Citi Bank London .
Personal line :+447035909855.
Dear Sir/Madam
First, I must apologise to you for using this medium to communicate to you about this project. My intention of writing you through email is because I believe it is very confidential.
I feel quite safe and satisfy dealing with you in this Mutual Beneficial transaction. Though, this medium (Internet) has been greatly abused, I choose to reach you through it because it Still remains the fastest, surest and most secured Medium of communication. 
My name is Mr.Morris Thomson. An American By Nationality I worked as  the Head of the Internal Audit Department of Citi Bank London . I write you this proposal in good faith; I am married with two lovely children. I am a man of peace, and have sincere respect for human feelings and opinions.
I am contacting you in view of the fact that a prominent man whom was a vital customer of this bank Mr. KENNETH LAY, CHAIRMAN/CEO of Enron corp. Made a numbered fixed deposit of the sum of 7.3million British pounds in our Bank during his tenure as the Chief Executive of Enron corp. Since his fraudulent act that lead to His sudden death in July 2006: and while going through the bank records, I discovered that in his file there was no trace of a Heir or any next of kin to the money he deposited.
My mail to you became necessary for in accordance with the Law of UK at the expiration of 5 years the money will revert to the ownership of the British Government, IF NOBODY APPLIES TO CLAIM THE FUND. I decided to contact you to assist in receiving this money for safe keeping and investments as this fund will be taken over by the British Government as provided in section 129 sub 63(N), British Banking Edit of 1961.
I have complete information of this bank account details with an outstanding balance of 7.3million British pounds,I know that you would be apprehensive and worried that this is a big sum,But it does not matter because this is a legacy.I am assuring you that this transaction is being handled by me.
Please note that this is a legal and risk free transaction that does not in anyway hamper the monetary laws of your country. This transaction will be backup with a sworn affidavit, which automatically became valid. This amendment should be between us and must not leak out to anyone. It is absolutely confidential.
My offer is 35% for you and 60% for me and 5% for covering any expenses incured during the process of transferring the funds into your bank account in your country. Please note that this 5% for repaying expenses will only be accessible when the funds reflect in your bank account in your country.
I am seeking your humble assistance to provide either an existing bank account or set up a new Bank account to receive this fund, even an empty account can serve this purpose, or you help to seek an honest and, reliable businessman who can assist us. 
You may visit this websites for more information's:
There are practically no risks involved, the transaction will be executed under a Legitimate Arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. The transfer can be process bank to bank transfer through any of our corresponding banks in overseas,you can go there and receive the fund in cash.Or you open an online bank account with our Bank. From your online bank account you will be able to make transfer to your account in any amount as you wish.

I will not fail t o inform you that this transaction is 100% risk free, on smooth conclusion of this transaction, please you have been advised to keep "TOP SECRET" as I am still in service and intend to retire from service after I conclude this deal with you.Upon receipt of your reply, I will start by giving to you More details about the project and Letter of Claim which you will fill with your information's detailed and forward to the bank authorities.
If you accept to work with me I will appreciate it very much as you are the first and the only person I am contacting for this transaction.I will immediately arrange and transfer all the rights of ownership of this fund to your name to facilitate your easy clearance and transfer of the funds to your custody.
I will be monitoring the whole situation here in this bank Until you confirm the money in your account, I will like to put your mind at rest, I will use my position to delete all your communication in the bank file immediately the transfer is affected into your account, before departure to your country  for investment plan,therefore, you must be careful not to reveal this transaction to any one, so that when the fund finally arrives your account we will peacefully invest our money with our minds at rest.
I can assure you that whatever questions you would need to ask or any other thing you will need to know regarding this transaction will be adequately answered to give you a clearer understanding of it all, so as to arrive at a successful conclusion.

Call me on my private number for more explanations:
My Personal line: +447035909855.  

Mr.Morris Thomson.