This email with the subject "please treat with utmost urgency" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 18 Nov 2006 16:01:22 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "albert dimitri" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
My Dear Friend, I have a profiling amount in an excess of US$80.2M, which I seek your cooperation and possibly partnership in Accommodating and investing for me. You will be rewarded with 10% of the total sum as your fee for your role in the successful conclusion of the transaction INTRODUCTION: My Name is Albert Derek Dmitry a personal Assistant to Mr.Mikhail Khodorkovsky (Chairman of YUKOS OIL ) who is now serving a life jail term in Russia for financing political parties and Tax evation
(Which is not true). The Parties(the Union of Right Forces,led by Boris Nemtsov, and Yabloko, a liberal/social democratic party led by Gregor Yavlinsky) are opposed to the Government of President Vladmir Putin, thereby leading to the freezing of his known Finances and Assets in Russia and some other countries. There has been a bulk freezing of Russian Bank Accounts linked to the Yukos Company that is why foreign aid is required. Presently, the Russian court has frozen the assets of Yukos due to an unpaid tax claimduring 2000 and the company may be forced into bankruptcy. This is all an attempt by the Russian government to bring about the total destruction of Yukos and erode the personal wealth of Mr.Khodorkovsky. Fear of arrest has forced all the firm's top executives to remain outside Russia.so that is why i also decided to stay away and take refuge here outside europe in africa where i originaly hale from. My boss has therefore instructed me in confidence to look for a reputable and capable individual who can assist us receive the US$80.2million for safekeeping and subsequent investment. All matters will be handled discreetly for safety of the funds.Therefor,I would like to ask for your assiatance and partnership in re-profiling the funds considered to be large.This is a desperate move to salvage his efforts and save his funds from the hands and prying eyes of my present Governemnt and its so called operatives.
YOUR ROLE: All i need from you is your honesty,co-operation and Keep this in atotal confidential nature. I will bring you into the full details when I get your response which I consider positive. But in summary the funds are legitimate and clear from any known Russia inteligence. This is a legitimate transaction and You will be rewarded with 10% of the total sum for your partnership. This move is a desperate attempt to save the efforts of his hard work.
URGENCY: Please note that this must be concluded within a short time so please Get back to me for further information and instructions strictly on this email address: email@example.com Regards, Albert Derek Dimitri NB:Please read more about this on the link below: http://newsfromrussia.com/main/2005/03/29/58914.html http://www.interfax. ru/e/B/politics/28.html?id_issue=11261041 http://www.supportmbk.com http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Mikhail-Khodorkovsky _________________________________________________________________Stay up-to-date with your friends through the Windows Live Spaces friends list. http://clk.atdmt.com/MSN/go/msnnkwsp0070000001msn/direct/01/?href=http://spaces.live.com/spacesapi.aspx?wx_action=create&wx_url=/friends.aspx&mk