A Scam Email with the Subject "ASSISTANCE NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 May 2006 08:24:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ASSISTANCE NEEDED Dear Sir/Madam, I am Mrs. Larisa Sosnitskaya 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 itâs branches all over the world)Though he has been arrested by the Russian government. SOURCE OF FUNDS: I have a profiling amount an excess of US$28.5M, which I seek your Partnership in accommodating for me as much as i shall equally be requiring your full confidents and trust. You will be rewarded with 10% of the total sum for your partnership and co-operartion.Can you be my partner on this issue as i will appreciate your kindness and understanding. INTRODUCTION OF MY SELF: As a personal treasurer/consultant to him, i had the authority over the transaction and transfer of money of an American oil merchant For his last oil deal with my boss Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Already the funds have left the shores 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(URF),led by Boris Nemtsov, and Yabloko, a liberal/social democratic party Led by Gregor Yavlinsky) which poses 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://newsfromrussia. com/main/2003/11/13/51215.html 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 another country/ 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. Please reach me through this email address: email@example.com for further corresponding. Thank you very much. Regards, Mrs. Larisa Sosnitskaya.