This email with the subject "YOUR CONFIRMATION FOR AN INVESTMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 18 Apr 2009 07:01:16 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MS.VIKTORYA GORBACHOVA"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Ul.Sportivnaya 29A Lyuberetskiy Rayon, Moscow Oblast, 141056, Moscow. Attn:Sir/Madam I am Ms.Viktorya Gorbachova,the personal aid to Mr. Mikhail Khordokovsky the former C.E.O of Yukos Oil Company in Russia. I have a very sensitive and confidential brief from this top (oligarch) to ask for your partnership in re-profiling funds in the amount of US$30 Million (Thirty Million United States Dollars). All I need from you is your honesty, co-operation and Keep this in a total confidential nature.My lawyer based in Manchester U.K will bring you into the full details when he get your response which I consider positive. But in summary the funds are legitimate and clear from any known Russia intelligence. This is a legitimate transaction and You will be paid 20% as your commission/compensation for your active efforts and contribution to the success of this transaction. Also,their would be an instruction on how you would open a bank account in any place of your preference so as to transfer the total amount as requested by my boss (Mr.Mikhail Khordokovsky). If you are interested,I humbly request that you send your letter of acceptance including your personal informations such as your full names,residential/office address, confidential telephone number, fax number to my personal lawyer,Barr.Joseph Alford,a British citizen based in Manchester U.K,via his private contact address only for further information and instructions, BARR.JOSEPH ALFORD ESQ TEL: 44-70-45703001 FAX: 44-870-9741509 Email:email@example.com Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Furthermore if you are not familiar with Yukos Oil Company's profile or the reason of my boss Mr.Mikhail Khodorkovsky's arrest,please take a moment of your busy schedules to read about it on the following internet link webpages below: http://www.yukos.com http://news.ft.com/cms/4bb9612a-d254-11d8-b661-00000e2511c8.html http://www.hoovers.com/yukos/--ID__53700--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml http://newsfromrussia.com/main/2003/11/13/51215.html Please keep this confidential as we cannot afford more political problems. Yours Sincerely, Ms.Viktorya Gorbachova.