This email with the subject "FROM: Professor John W. Cairns" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 05 Feb 2009 11:00:59 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Professor John W. Cairns <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: Professor John W. Cairns LL.B., Ph.D., F.R.S.E. REPLY ONLY TO MY PERSONAL/PRIVATE EMAILL ADDRESS PLEASE= firstname.lastname@example.org Letter Of Introduction This absolutely an unofficial request for partnership, therefore, I ask that you permit me to have used this means in contacting you. However, I am compelled to do so as Internet is the fastest way of communication of today, besides, it offers a reasonable degree of confidentiality. My name is John W. Cairns I am a Professor of Law. Obviously this letter will be a surprise to you. The reason is not far from the fact that we have not met before now, more with much Spam on the Internet it becomes difficult for one to convey genuine and profitable intent to another. It has become inevitable for me to contact you by another means other than Internet as I still do consider email as the fastest and reasonably safe means . My intention of writing you this mail is to solicit your partnership with funds left by my deceased client by name: Benzion Dunner in an account exclusive of his wil. Mr Benzion Dunner is a Jewish Briton that died in an auto crash months back with so much at his credit in terms of resources. He had maintained an account worth Millions of Dollars The funds are proposed for charity when he becomes 50 years but unfortunately he dead at forty. Though he has wife and 9 children, the family is not privileged to this account as I have maintained the account for him,he has in the account Twenty-Nine Million six Hundred Thounds US Dollars, I have over the past months of his death administered other estate of his to his family and according to his Wil but this is exclusive and I do wish that the two of us go into partnership to: A --Get all relevant legal documents in your favor and transfer the money to your Account or preferable on agreement between two of us open an account in another Bank and have the found transferred into B. --After the successful transfer we will use 20% of the money for charity as Benzion Dunner had proposed to me. C. --After the transfer 80% of the money shall be shared between you and I on equall bases It is needless to ask that you keep this as a confidential matter, I presume that you now you should and equal to this responsibility and will not indulge in blackmail or passing of this information to a third party. Kindly let me know if your intersted in the transaction by mailling me. REPLY ONLY TO MY PERSONAL/PRIVATE EMAILL ADDRESS PLEASE= email@example.com Best Regards Professor John W. Cairns