This email with the subject "Mr.willima cole" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 26 Oct 2006 20:08:51 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr John Paul <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear, Do accept my sincere apologies if my mail does not meet your personal ethics. I will introduce myself as Head of Foreign Operations of a well-known bank here in the United Kingdom. One of our accounts with holding balance of Â15,000,000(Fifteen Million British Pounds) has been dormant and has not been operated for the past 4 years.
I have secretly=20 discussed this matter with some of the bank officials and we have=20 agreed to find a reliable foreign partner to deal with. We thus propose=20 to do business with you, standing in as the next of kin of these funds=20 from the deceased and funds released to you after due processes have=20 been followed. This transaction is totally free of risk and troubles=20 as the fund is a legitimate and does not originate from drug,=20 moneylaundry, terrorism or any other illegal act. On your interest, let=20 me hear from you. Regards, Mr.willima cole