This email with the subject "Robert Wood(Business Deal)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 26 Nov 2008 23:02:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Robert Wood"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM AUDITOR GENERAL, BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED, HBOS TREASURY SERVICE, 33,OLD BROAD STREET, LONDON EC2N 1HZ. Calvary greetings to you.I am making this proposal in good fate hoping that you will assist me secure this fund and also invest my share for me.Little information about myself.I am by name Robert Wood.The auditor General BANK OF SCOTLAND UNITED KINGDOM,HBOS Treasury Services,33,Old Broad Street,London EC2N 1HZ.I humbly wish to solicit your immediate assistance in this lucrative business Deal.I need your sincere assistance in this confidential matter regarding some funds unaccounted for in our bank here in London during the last 2007 business year.I need assistance from a trustworthy and reliable Foreigner whom I will fill in as the beneficiary. I want you to know that this kind of deal work out in many banks but it is always kept secret between the people involved so you must prove to me that you are a reliable person before I can trust you with my money. Your major role would be to provide either an existing bank account or to set up a new Bank account immediately to receive this money and get 27% of the total funds as your share.There are practically no risks involved,the transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect us from any breach of the law,it will be simply a bank-to-bank transfer,all I need from you is to stand as(next of kin) and claim the funds as the decease beneficiary so that my head office can order the transfer to your designated bank account under few working days. I am Mr. Robert Wood the regional AUDITOR of Bank Of Scotland Limited, and I write you this proposal in good faith; I am married with five lovely kids. It is my duty as the regional AUDITOR to send in financial report to my head office in the capital city at the end of each business year. On the course of the last year 2007 business report, I discovered the sum of Twenty six million eight hundred and fifty thousand pounds sterlings 26,850,000.00. The fund is of clean origin. The owner of this account is a foreigner, a program leader. Untill his death. The Late Prime Minister, Mr. Rafik Hariri. I will provide all necessary information needed in order to claim this money. For the fact you will not let me down in now and in future. ok! Rafik Bahaa Edine Hariri (November 1,1944 - February 14, 2005), was a Lebanese self-made billionaire and business tycoon, and was five times Prime Minister of Lebanon (1992-1998 and 2000-2004) before his last resignation from office on October 20, 2004. The late Rafik Hariri died on February 14, 2005 when explosives equivalent to around 300 kg of C4 were detonated as his motorcade drove past the Saint George Hotel in the Lebanese capital. Our head office is not aware of Funds and will never be aware of it. I have placed this funds on what we call escrow call account with no beneficiary and as an officer of this bank I cannot be directly connected to this money, hence i contacted you. If you accept to work with me I will appreciate it very much as you are the first and the only person I am contacting for this particular transaction. We will start the first transfer with sixteen million pounds, upon successful transfer without any disappointment from your side, we shall re-apply for the payment of the remaining amount to your account. At this juncture i wish to tell you what prompted me to package this deal. I have a 9-year old daughter who has leukemia, disease of the blood, and she needs a bone marrow transplant or she will die. I want this transplanting to be done in any good children hospital in your country if there is one.Once this fund is transferred into your account, I shall resign from my job and bring my family to start a new life in your country.I would be grateful if you would help me in looking out for good investment oppurtunities with my own part of the money in a very profitable business. I have worked for this bank for the past 15 years yet I have nothing to show up out of it.As soon as i receive an acknowledgement of receipt of this message in acceptance of our mutual business proposal,I will furnish you with the necessary modalities and disbursement ratio to suit both parties without any conflict.If this proposal is acceptable by you,do not take undue advantage of the trust i have bestowed in you.I am waiting earnestly to hear from you.Always contact me with this my private email address. If this mail does not appeal to your interrest kindly disregard it and never tell anybody about my mail to you because I am very conscious of my personal security. Kind regards Robert Wood +447045763495