Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Business Proposal!!


This email with the subject "Business Proposal!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 24 Jun 2008 12:31:54 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

My name is Mr. William Thornton from Bills & Exchange Department HSBC BANK  Karspeldreef 6K, 1101 
Amsterdam, Netherlands. and the personal accounting officer to Late Mr. Andreas Schranner, a German 
property magnate who lost his life on the 31st of July 2000, along with his wife, Maria and their 
children and 
even grand children in a plane crash. The AF4590 crash include all 109 people on board and five who 
died on 
the ground when the plane crashed into the Hotelissimo.
Meanwhile,the Bank has issued a notice to provide the next of kin within the next 14 official 
banking days or the 
account declared unserviceable and confiscated. The amount in question is US$10 000,000.00 (  Ten  
Dollars only).Since then I have made several inquires to locate any of my client's extended 
relatives but this has 
proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful 
attempts, I have decided to contact you to act as the next of kin by assisting me in repatriating 
the funds from 
Domant account with HSBC BANK to your account. 
Therefore,  I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin to the Late Mr. Andreas Schranner 
so that the 
US$10,000,000.00 [Ten Million United States Dollars]can be transfer to your account.This business 
is simple. I 
will like you to provide immediately your full name and address so that I will prepare all the 
necessary legal 
documents that can be used to back up the claiming of the funds with my bank. All I require is your 
honesty and 
co-operation to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a 
arrangements that will protect you from any breach of the law. Remember to send to me also your 
telephone and 
fax numbers for easy communication.
A bank account in any part of the world which you will provide will then facilitate the transfer of 
this Funds to 
you as the beneficiary and next of kin to the diseased. The Funds will be paid into your account 
for us to share 
in the ratio of 70% for me and 30% for you for your effort to secure the funds. If you are 
interested, please reply 
immediately at

Upon your response, I shall then provide you with more details that will help you to understand the 
more.Please observe utmost confidentiality, and be rest assured that this transaction would be most 
for both of us as I shall also require your assistance 
to invest part of my own share into a profitable business venture in your Country.

Yours Sincerely.
Mr. William Thornton.,