A Scam Email with the Subject "Fwd: Help me handle this" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 29 Jun 2008 13:53:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Stanley Lai" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
TRANSFER OF 15 600,000.00 MILLION DOLLARS TO YOUR ACCOUNT
My Name is Mr. Justin Daniel, and I work in the International Operation
Department in a finance company here in London . I feel quite safe dealing
with you in this important business. Though, this medium (Internet) has been Greatly abused, I choose to reach you through it Because it still remains the fastest medium of Communication. However, this correspondence is Unofficial and private, and it should be treated as Such.
At first I will like to assure you that this Transaction is 100% risk and
trouble free to both Parties. We Want to Transfer out money from our
Financial house here in London . The fund for transfer is clean origin. The
owner of this account is a foreigner, a Program leader. Until his death, The Late Prime Minister, Mr. Rafik Hariri, has a huge investment here in the United Kingdom and all over the world, as a Matter of fact he has the sum of (FIFTEEN MILLION SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) in his account here in London which he Deposited as a family valuables.The family do not know about this deposit. I was on a Routine inspection that I discovered a dormant domiciliary account with a balance Of (FIFTEEN MILLION SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS)on further discreet investigation. I also discovered that the account holder has passed Away (Dead) leaving no beneficiary to the account. The bank will approve this money to any foreigner because the Former operator of the a/c is a foreigner. I am Certainly sure that nobody will come again for the Claim of this money. A Foreigner can only claim this Money with legal claims to the account Holder;Therefore I need your cooperation in this transaction. I will provide all Necessary information needed in Order to claim this money, hoping in God that you will never let me down now and in future. o.k.!
I WANT TO TRANSFER THIS MONEY INTO A SAFE FOREIGN ACCOUNT ABROAD BUT I DON\'T KNOW ANY FOREIGNER WHOM I CAN TRUST, I KNOW THAT THIS MESSAGE WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE AS WE DON\'T KNOW OURSELVES BEFORE, BUT BE SURE THAT IT IS REAL AND A GENUINE BUSINESS. I CONTACT YOU BELIEVING THAT YOU WILL NOT LET ME DOWN ONCE THE FUND GOES INTO YOUR ACCOUNT.
please reply to my personal
email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org
I am waiting anxiously for your urgent response.
Mr. Justin Daniel