Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "Hang Seng Bank Limited" <>

This email with the subject "URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL FOR YOU FROM HONG- KONG" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 26 Aug 2008 05:54:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Hang Seng Bank Limited" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


It is understandable that you might be a little bit apprehensive because you do not know me, Please 
forgive this unusual manner to contact you, but this particular letter/email is of exceptional and 
very private nature,as by virtue of my vantage position in Hang Seng Bank Ltd -Hong Kong i have a 
lucrative business proposal of mutual interest to share with you.There is no way for me to know 
whether I will be properly understood, but it is my duty to write and reach out to you,TRUSTING 
that you will give this proposal a positive consideration.
I am Mr.P. Lee a South Korean,59 years old and happily married with grown-up children, and i am an 
Executive Director of Hang Seng Bank Ltd,in charge of the International Remittance department.I 
will need you to assist me in executing a business project from our bank worth US$25.5 
Million.These funds were deposited with our bank by a customer of our bank who is a 
national{citizen} of your country,who unfortunately died in the December 2004 Asia Tsunami disaster 
For more on this natural disaster click on these links:-

The deceased account has been declared dormants since 2006 and these funds will be 
confiscated/declared unserviceable and turned over to the Hong Kong government if the deceased 
business associates or next-of-kin did not claim this money;since all efforts to trace any living 
relative of the deceased proved abortive,i have decided that i will have you claim this money as 
the deceased business associate/or next-of-kin,since you are from the same country and perhaps have 
some similarities in certain areas.Everything concerning this transaction shall be LEGALLY  done 
without hitch,as i was the deceased account Officer and all the relevant documents of this deposit 
were kept under my care.
Please endeavour to observe utmost discretion in all matters concerning this issue,as i hope that 
you are a sincere,honest,matured person and above all TRUSTWORTHY.Once the funds have been 
successfully transferred into your account, we shall share it in a ratio of 30% for you,65% for me 
and my assocaites in the bank and the reminder 5% to take care of contingencies.
I will prefer you reach me on my private email address below:{ or and finally after that I shall furnish you with more information about this 
operation.I am counting on your anticipated co-operation for a successful and hitch free business 
transaction between us,that will be mutually beneficial,for a start oblige me these information:-

1.Your Full name{s}:-   
2.Current contact address:-
3.Your present Occupation:-
4.Your age:-
5.Contact phone numbers{Office and Mobile{cell}:-

Please if you are not interested delete this email and do not hurt me because I am putting my 
career and the life of my family at stake with this  venture.Although nothing ventured is nothing 
gained,as it is said,the taste of the pudding is in the eating,do give this proposal SERIOUS AND 
Your earliest response to this letter will be highly appreciated.
Kind regards,
Mr.Pt. Lee
Hang Seng Bank Limited
Hong Kong.{Asia}