This email with the subject "Assistance Plea" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 29 Apr 2006 10:20:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Brian T.Taylor" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Brian Taylor representing Mikhail Khordokovsky, the former CEO of Yukos Oil Company in Russia. I have a very sensitive and confidential brief from this top (oligarch) to ask for your partnership in re-profiling fund over US$30 million presently lodged in a private security firm's vault. You will be provided details but in summary,this is a legitimate transaction, you will be gratify with twenty percent upon your management fees. If you are interested, please write back via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or send fax to :+709574809900 and send your full name, private telephone/ fax numbers and will be given further details regarding the procedures. Please keep this confidential as we can not afford more political problems. However, note that promptly upon your interest/respond we can conclude this transaction within two weeks; do get back to me to confirm receipt of this mail.Please get more info about the Yukos Oil ex-boss on the links below: http/newsfromrussia.com/main/2003/11/13/51215.html http/www.supportmbk.com/mbk/mbk_bio.cfm http/www.disinfopedia.org/wiki.phtml?title=Mikhail_B_Khodorkovsky An indication of your acceptance to assist in this transaction towards receiving the fund for immediate investment,endeavour to suggest any viable business ventures aimed to yield quick lucrative returns.I would require absolute secrecy towards ensuring a smooth transaction. Regards, Brian T.Taylor