This email with the subject "Partnership Request" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 19 Nov 2009 10:35:42 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Paul Lockett"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Mr Paul Lockett 9 Soi Yos Anee Chaofa West Road Chalong Phuket 63136 Thailand Email:PaulLockett@limso.net Dear Sir/Madam, Partnership Request I am Mr Paul Lockett,the chairman contract award committee of the Aviation Management Authority of Bangkok Thailand In the year 2004, our committee awarded a contract for the refurbishing of the New Bangkok International Airport (Suvarnabhumi) under Contract Number;RKT/APBK/UXC/x37/2004,to a Swiss firm, Engineering Aviation Project Management Inc,in the amount of $120 million US dollars.(One Hundred & Twenty Million USD) Out of this, the original contract value is $111.5m,while the difference sum of $8.5m, was Over invoiced by us under a secret agreement between myself, Accountant and Auditor of and the committee as our own share of the contract. On the 25th of September 2006, the original contractor Engineering Aviation Project Management Inc( EAPM),completed the contract which was inspected and commissioned by the Contract Inspectorate Division and the airport opened for all Domestic and International flights while the contract money as contained in the agreement,was paid to the Contractors remaining only the over-invoiced sum of $8.5m now floating in the a bank in Cambodia treasury account which was an offshore Account where all the money meant for the Contract was lodged. The problem we are facing currently which has necessitated this contact to you, is due to the enactment of the anti-corruption law by the present government and the recent political problems hovering the Kingdom of Thiailand , in which all public office holders are banned from operating foreign accounts, and the coup which ousted the then prime Minister,as a result, we cannot on our own, transfer this money abroad, hence we decided to search for a Reliable Foreigner, who will help us to use his name and pull out the money into his account overseas from the Bank reserve account. We have agreed to offer you 30% of the $8.5m as soon as the money arrives your account, while myself and colleagues takes 65% while 5% has been earmarked for any expenses that may occur during the process of the transfer. We informed that we have already secured all the payment approvals in the name of the Original Contractor at the Ministry of Finance only waiting for a representative that will act only as the Principal Partner to the Original Contractor To this end, you should please, forward to me your full names & address, Phone/Fax Number, Name/Address of company(if any) for effective change of the documents to read your name . Finally, be assured that this transaction attracts no risk on both sides as everything has been carefully perfected as the transaction is expected to last within 14 days and the money released into your account. Thank you in advance for your understanding while looking forward for your earliest response. In the meantime, our discussions shall be via my above email in order to keep to the outlined security measures and or strictly by sms at +66 878 010 501, as no voice communication will be entertained for security reasons Looking seriously hearing from you today. Mr Paul Lockett