This email with the subject "Attention Required" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 26 Dec 2009 19:44:02 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Barr. Adam Bin Mohd"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest , I am Barrister Adam Bin Mohd, a solicitor at law and a partner in Adam & Bin Mohd LLP. I am the personal attorney to Mr.Richard Mark an Europe, who used to work with Shell Oils Producing Company, in Malaysia;as an oil contractor.Hereinafter shall be referred to as my client. On the 21st of April 2007, my client, his wife and their only daughter were involved in a car accident. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives. Since then I have made several inquiries to your embassy here in Malaysia to locate any of my client extended relatives,this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to contact you to assist me in the transferring of the said fund , to any account which you will provide I am contacting you to assist in repatriating the fund valued at US$8.5 million left behind by my client before it gets Confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Finance Firm where this huge amount were deposited. The said Finance company has issued me a notice to provide the beneficiary or have the account confiscated within the next fourteen official working days. For the fact that I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over one year now, I seek your consent to present you as the beneficiary to the deceased deposited fund, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Thereafter, I propose that the funds will be shared in the following ratio: 50% for me, 50% for you after the completion of the transaction. I shall ensure that all relevant information and legal documents that may be needed to actualize this transaction is provided. All I require from you is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee you that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. If you are interested, write me back through the above email or to my private email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Best Regard. Barrister Adam Bin Mohd Solicitor and Advocate