A Scam Email with the Subject "RE:GOOD NEWS/THANK YOU VERY MUCH" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 Jun 2006 03:27:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Alexei Zakharenko <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear friend I am Mr. Alexei Zakharenko a personal treasurer to Mikhail Khodorkovsky the Richest man in Russia and owner of the following companies: Chairman CEO: YUKOS OIL (Russian Largest Oil Company) Chairman CEO:Menatep SBP Bank (A well reputable financial institution with it's Branches all over the world) SOURCE OF FUNDS: I have a profiling amount in an excess of US$100.5M, which I seek your Partnership in accommodating for me. You will be rewarded with 4% of The total sum for your partnership. Can you be my partner on this? INTRODUCTION OF MY SELF As a personal consultant to him, authority Was handed over to me in transfer of money of an American oil merchant For his last oil deal with my boss Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Already the funds have left the shore of Russia to an European private Bank where the final crediting is expected to be carried out. While I was on the process, My Boss got arrested for his Involvement in politics by financing the leading And opposing political parties (the Union of Right Forces,Led by Boris Nemtsov, and Yabloko, a liberal/social democratic party Led by Gregor Yavlinsky) which poses a treat to President Vladimir Putin Second Tenure as Russian president. You can catch more of the story on This website: 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://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4105663 http://newsfromrussia.com/main/2003/11/13/51215.html http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20050531/ap_on_bi_ge/russia_khodorkovsky YOUR ROLE: All I need from you is to stand as the beneficiary of the Above quoted Sum and I will re-profile the funds with your name, which will enable The European bank transfer the sum to you. I have decided to use this Sum to relocate to American continent and never to be connected to any Of Mikhail Khodorkovsky conglomerates. As Soon as I confirm your readiness to conclude the transaction with me, I Will provide you with the details. Thank you very much Regards Alexei Zakharenko (Mr) NOTE; For confidetiality reply to my private email email@example.com