This email with the subject "Attention:Sir/Madam," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 27 Oct 2006 00:18:40 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was JOHN LAWRENCE <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention:Sir/Madam, Do accept my sincere apologies if my mail does not meet your personal Ethics. I introduce myself as Mr John Lawrence a staff in the accounts management Section of a well-known bank here in the United Kingdom. One of our accounts with holding balance of Ã Â15,000,000(Fifteen Million British Pounds) has been dormant and last operated in the past 3 years.
Since then nobody has done anything as regards the=20 claiming of this money as he has no family Member who is aware of the=20 existence of either the account nor the Funds. Information from the=20 National Immigration also states that he was single on entry into the=20 UK. I have confidentially discussed this issue with some of the bank=20 officials and we have agreed to find a reliable foreign partner to deal=20 with. We thus propose to do business with you,standing in as the next=20 of kin of these funds from the deceased and funds released to you after=20 due processes have been followed. This transaction is totally free of=20 risk and troubles as the fund is Legitimate and does not originate from=20 drug, money laundry,terrorism or any other Illegal act. On your=20 interest,=20 let me hear from you. Regards, Mr John Lawrence