This email with the subject "My Family Needs Your Letter of Intent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 30 Oct 2008 05:10:54 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mrs.Potjaman Shinawatra" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From:Mrs.Potjaman Shinawatra Bangkok-Thailand Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Dear, I am Mrs.Pojaman Shinawatra the wife of Mr. Takshin Shinawatra the ex-prime Minister of Thailand who is currently being tried in Thailand. Most importantly the current Leadership has put a search light on my Family business activities thus the reason why we are looking for a person outside Thailand to act as our proxy and invest the hedge fund he left behind in a financial institution in Abroad . We need a capable person that can keep the transaction confidential and at the same time has the capability of pulling $150m from the institution where the funds are lodged. If you are sure you can be honest and trustworthy to handle the investment, then send your letter of intent so that we can discuss the terms and draw up an agreement via our Representative before you can proceed to claim the funds for investment. Due to the sensitivity of the transaction, we will require topmost confidentiality all through the transaction. Awaiting your response via my confidential email id:email@example.com Regards Mrs.Potjaman Shinawatra.