This email with the subject "BENEFICIARY PROPOSAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 13 Dec 2009 12:17:08 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "DR HAPPY TRAVELER"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM DR HAPPY TRAVELER
CITIC KA WAH BANK
I AM DR HAPPY TRAVELER, WORKING IN THE ACCOUNTING DEPT OF CITIC KA WAH BANK.
I KNOW THAT THIS MESSAGE WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE AND I HOPE THAT YOU WILL NOT EXPOSE OR BETRAY THIS TRUST AND CONFIDENT THAT I AM ABOUT TO REPOSE ON YOU FOR THE MUTUAL BENEFIT OF OUR BOTH FAMILIES.
I NEED YOUR URGENT ASSISTANCE IN TRANSFERRING THE SUM OF ($20) TWENTY MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO YOUR ACCOUNT.
THIS MONEY HAS BEEN DORMANT FOR YEARS IN OUR BANK WITHOUT CLAIM. I WANT THE BANK TO RELEASE THE MONEY TO YOU AS THE NEAREST PERSON TO OUR DECEASED CUSTOMER, THE OWNER OF THE ACCOUNT DIED ALONG WITH HIS SUPPOSED NEXT OF KIN IN AN AIR CRASH SINCE MARCH 2009.
I DON'T WANT THE MONEY TO GO INTO OUR BANK TREASURES AS AN ABANDONED FUND. SO THIS IS THE REASON WHY I CONTACTED YOU SO THAT THE BANK CAN RELEASE THE MONEY TO YOU AS THE NEXT OF KIN TO THE DECEASED CUSTOMER.
PLEASE I WOULD LIKE YOU TO KEEP THIS PROPOSAL AS A TOP SECRET AND DELETE IT IF YOU ARE NOT INTERESTED.
UPON RECEIPT OF YOUR REPLY, I WILL GIVE YOU DETAILS ON HOW THE BUSINESS WILL BE EXECUTED AND ALSO NOTE THAT YOU WILL HAVE 40% OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED SUM IF YOU AGREE TO HANDLE THIS BUSINESS WITH ME, HOPING TO HEAR FROM YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
DR HAPPY TRAVELER
CITIC KA WAH BANK.