This email with the subject "HELLO" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 12 Jul 2008 09:47:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "move ment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
May the good tides of the lord be with you my name is KHAN ALI,
Worked in a bank in the United Kingdom (UK)
I am contacting you for a business transaction of a huge sum of money
from a deceased client of mine.
Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one
apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that everything has been
taken care of and all will be well at the end of the day. I decided to
contact you due to the urgency of this transaction.
I was the account officer of a foreigner named Bernard Poirier who died
in an air crash along With his wife Noreauluce Poirier on the 31st
October 1999 in an Egyptian airline 990 with other passengers on board
(Maytheir soul rest in peace).
You can confirm this
Since his death, no one has come to lay claims to his estate as
heir. The bank will not Release the funds from his account unless someone
applied for claim as the next-of-kin/beneficiary to the deceased. After
eight years the fund Was called back to the bank treasury as Unclaimed
bills and the money shared amongst the directors of the bank, which has
already been done by the directors mid 2004 at that period he had
$14,210,045m (Fourteen Million two hundred and ten thousand dollars)in his
Due to the relationship between me and the deceased (Bernard Poirier)
he told me of a diamond business Which he had to do and left me in care
of the "CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT" which he Used to lodge some funds in a
Security firm this is to the tune of $8.5m (Eight million five Hundred
thousand dollars).that I decided to seek for whom his/her name shall be
used as the Next of kin/beneficiary to claim the funds at the security
firm rather than allow the funds to lay unclaimed. It may interest you
to know that I have secured from the probate a WRITE OF MANDAMUS to
locate any of the deceased beneficiaries again; no One was found. Please
acknowledge the receipt of this message in acceptance of our mutual
business endeavor by furnishing me with the Following information's if you
1. Full name
2. Direct Telephone and fax numbers for our
Personal Contact and mutual Trust in each other.
I shall be compensating you with 40% percent Of the Whole funds on
final conclusion of this Project for your assistance. While the balance
shall be for me for investment purposes because I just retired. If this
Proposal is acceptable by you, please endeavor to contact me immediately.
Do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed on you.
Send your details to my secure electronic mail ( email@example.com)
I await your urgent mail.