A Scam Email with the Subject "Fwd: From: Mr. Robert McDonald Hornsby" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 23 Jul 2008 10:41:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Deborah Kembro \(Marino\)" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
--- "Mr. Robert McDonald Hornsby" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: "Mr. Robert McDonald Hornsby"<email@example.com> Subject: From: Mr. Robert McDonald Hornsby Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 22:51:41 -0700 From: Mr. Robert McDonald Hornsby Tele/Fax:+44-7092866541 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org My Dear, NEXT OF KIN/WILL BENEFICIARY I am seeking for your co-operation to present you to my bank as the next of kin/will beneficiary to Late Dr. Shimon Adams, a Financial Economist, Energy Economics, Finance & Technology Economist and a member of the Editorial board of Energy Policy in Brighton, United States of American citizen who died on a plane crash on the 10th of February 2007 with his wife and children also perished in the plane crash. Before his death he was a senior researcher in SPRU's Sussex Energy Group and has a bank balance with my bank to the tune of SEVEN MILLION BRITISH POUNDS STERLINGS which will be paid to you as his Next of Kin/Will Beneficiary. For your information, I am the Head of Investigation Department with my bank here in London,England.The board of directors of my bank has given me the mandate to look for any known relation of Late Dr. Shimon Adams, since after his death. However, all my efforts to trace members of his family has been fruitless , this is the main reason I am writing you to ask for your co-operation for us to claim this money because it will amount to injustice if I do not take this decisive step to secure this deposit and invest it, this is due to the fact that if nobody comes forward to claim the fund it will be forfeited to the Government, this is my reason for contacting you, so that you can assist me in making this transaction a reality. All I need to do is to give you the approval as the Next of Kin/Will Beneficiary and the fund will be paid to you as the beneficiary. We are to share this money between ourselves and also donate 5% to charity organizations and 5% for any expenses we may incur. If you are really interested in this offer you should contact me through this email address: email@example.com For detail of this transaction and procedures, please do forward to me 1) Your full name. (2) Phone, Fax and Mobile #. (3) Company name, Position and Contact Address. (4) Profession, Age and Marital Status Note that I will commence immediately to secure all legal documents in your name that will proof that you are the Next of Kin/Will Beneficiary of the fund, on your acceptance to fully co-operate with me and we can achieve this deal if you keep it very CONFIDENTIAL to yourself. I await your urgent response to enable us jump start this project and nurture it to reality. reach me on my private E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Yours Sincerely, Mr. Mr. Robert McDonald Hornsby Tele/Fax:+44-7092866541 E-mail: email@example.com