A Scam Email with the Subject "Personal Message .." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 13 May 2009 01:09:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Roberto Pedro. <firstname.lastname@example.org.>, although it may have been spoofed.
Firstly, I apologize for sending you such sensitive information via e-mail Instead of a Certified mail/Post-mail. This is due to the urgency and importance of This information. I humbly crave your indulgence to read this e-mail with all seriousness of purpose devoid of any doubt in your mind because This project is based on Trust, Confidentiality and Sincerity of purpose in order to have an Acceptable meeting of the minds, considering the importance and the immense benefit it will be to you after a careful consideration based on facts and details, Although we have never met in person before, but I have every reason to believe That you are a highly respected personality, based on the fact I actually got your E- mail address through an on line Network directory, while searching for a reliable and reputable persons, to Handle this transaction. I am a senior manager Accounts/ Audit in UNIPOL MERCHANT BANCA (MERCHANT BANK) here in Italy. I am Writing following an opportunity in my office that will be of Immense benefit to both of us. In my department we discovered an Abandoned sum of 10.5 million Euros(Ten million five hundred Thousand Euros Only)in an account that belongs to one of our Foreign customers, who bears the same last name with you and also a national of your Country, who Unfortunately lost his life on his way to the Airport. Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting His next of kin or relatives to come over and claim his money Because we cannot release it unless somebody applies for it as Next of kin or relation to the Deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines. Unfortunately I discovered that his supposed next of kin being his Only daughter and wife died along with him in the auto crash leaving. Nobody with the knowledge of this fund behind for claim. It is Therefore upon this discovery that I and two other officials in This department now decided to make business with you and release The money to you as the next of kin or beneficiary of the funds for safety keeping and subsequent disbursement since nobody is Coming for it and we don't want this money to go back into Government treasury as unclaimed deposit. The banking law and guidelines here stipulates that such money Remained after seven years the money will be transferred into Banking treasury as unclaimed funds. We agreed that 35% of this money would be for you as Foreign partner, while the balance will be for my colleagues and I. I will visit your country for the disbursement according to The percentages indicated above once this money gets into your Account. Please be honest to me. To commence this transaction, we require you to immediately Indicate your interest and readiness by a return e-mail and enclose the Following information, so that we can proceed to the next step of the transfer(s): 1. Full name 2: Your private telephone and Fax numbers. 3. Nationality. Note: this transaction is confidential and risk free. As soon as you receive this email, Kindly contact me through my private E-mail address (email@example.com) Please note that all the necessary arrangement for the smooth release of these funds to you will been finalized as soon as you indicate your role in this transaction. We will discuss much in details when I receive your response. Best regards, Roberto Pedro.