A Scam Email with the Subject "GOOD NEWS FROM BARRI.WILLIAMS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 08 May 2008 17:21:06 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was BARRISTER JOHN WILLIAMS <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
GOOD NEWS FROM BARRI.WILLIAMS MY DEAREST FRIEND, WITH GREAT GRATITUDE TO YOUR EFFORTS, I AM INFORMING YOU THAT I HAVE FINALLY SUCCEEDED IN TRANSFERRING THE FIFTEEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS TO THE BANK IN ITALY, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF A PARAGUAY FRIEND, WHOM BASED ON AGREEMENT, HE RECEIVED 25% OF THE ENTIRE MONEY FOR HIS FINANCIAL INVOLVEMENT AND EFFORTS. PRESENTLY I HAVE RELOCATED TO SOUTH KOREA, TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRONIC COMPANY PROJECTS WITH MY OWN SHARE AS I HAVE EARLIER PROPOSED. NEVERTHELESS, I CANNOT FORGET YOU, ESPECIALLY YOUR HONEST EFFORTS, THOUGH IT DID NOT YIELD POSITIVE FRUIT, BUT I STILL APPRECIATE IT, THANK YOU VERY MUCH, MEAN WHILE I HAVE A SUPRISE PACKAGE FOR YOU, NOW CONTACT MY SECRETARY IN MY COUNTRY (BENIN REPUBLIC) HIS NAME IS Mrs Heleen Nwosu, PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU CONTACT HIM DIRECT PHONE NUMBER: +229-97015367 EMAIL ADDRESS: (email@example.com). AND ASK HIM TO SEND YOU THE TOTAL OF $2 MILLION US DOLLAR TO YOU WHICH I KEPT FOR YOUR COMPENSATION, I HAVE INSTRUCTED HIM TO DIRECT YOU ON HOW YOU WOULD RECEIVE THE SUM OF TWO MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS IN A CASHIER CHEQUE WHICH I SET OUT FOR YOUR COMPENSATION, PLEASE I WANT YOU TO ACCEPT IT IN GOOD FAITH. I REALLY APPRECIATE ALL YOU DID AND I PRAY THAT WE WOULD MEET SOMEDAY, BUT RIGHT NOW, I AM VERY BUSY IN ESTABLISHING THE ELECTRONIC COMPANY PROJECTS, SO FEEL FREE AND GET IN TOUCHED WITH Mrs Heleen Nwosu. I REMAIN YOUR BOSOM FRIEND, BEST REGARD, BARRISTER JOHN WILLIAMS WILLIAMS &WILLIAMS ASSOCIATES LAW FIRM