A Scam Email with the Subject "Possible Relative's Account!!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Jan 2010 09:41:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr. Martin Johnson"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Mr Martin Johnson From Harlsden, North West London, here in England. I work for Natwest Bank London. I am writing you from my office that will be of imense benefit to both of us. In my department, being the Marketing manager (Greater London Regional Office), I discovered an abandoned sum of $16.4 million USA Dollars (Sixteen Million four Hundred United States Dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late Mr.George Schwartz American citizen who unfortunately lost his life in the plane crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 which crashed on January 31 2000, including his wife and only daughter. The choice of contacting you is aroused from the geographical nature of where you live, particularly due to the sensivity of the transaction and the confidentiality herein. Now our bank has been waiting for any of the relatives to come-up for the claim but nobody has done that.I personally have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for 2 years now, I seek your consent to present you as This will be disbursed or shared in these percentages,60% to me and 40% to you. I have secured all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up this claim we are about to do. All i need is to fill in your names to the documents and legalise it in the court here to prove you as the legitimate beneficiary. All I require now is your honest co-operation, Confidentiality and Trust to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee you that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please,provide me the following: as we have 5 days to run it through. this is very very URGENT PLEASE. 1. Full Name 2. Your Telephone Number 3. Your Contact Address. Having gone through a methodical search, I decided to contact you hoping that you will find this proposal interesting. Please on your confirmation of this message and indicating your interest will furnish you with more information.Endeavor to let me know your decision rather than keep me waiting. Call me upon the receipt of the mail Tel:+447045729947 or mail me via firstname.lastname@example.org. Best regards, Mr Martin Johnson.