Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: You have been enlisted as Beneficiary (Contact me for Details).

From: "Chul Min Kim" <>

This email with the subject "You have been enlisted as Beneficiary (Contact me for Details)." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 27 Jan 2010 14:32:47 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Chul Min Kim" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


I am Mr. Chul Min Kim, one of Hang Seng Bank Ltd board of directors here in Hong Kong. I would 
respectfully request that you keep the contents of this mail confidential and respect the integrity 
of the information. I contacted you independently of our investigation and no one is informed of 
this communication. I would like to intimate you with certain facts that I believe would be of 
interest to you. I know you would be wondering why I am writing you with a request such as this but 
I only urge you to read on.

I need your co-operation in receiving US$10.5Million that has been in a dormant account with my 
bank since 1997 under inheritance claim. 30% of the total sums will be accrued to you upon the 
confirmation of the funds in your nominated account. Although it may seem small, but you have to 
understand and accept this since 40% of the total sum will go to charity, as my entitlement here is 
also 30%.

The account holder is late and I being his account officer, I have tried to reach any of the next 
trustees, but to no avail and since I am not in position to make the claim to myself, I can 
establish you before the bank as the heir to the bequest. It is very important that the claim is 
made, as the bank will turn the funds over to the treasury anytime from now if it remains unclaimed.

I will provide you with detailed information on the modalities of this operation once I have your 
interest but I must say that trust flourishes business. Therefore let your conscience towards this 
proposal be nurtured with sincerity.

I will prefer you to reach me at my private email address ( and I shall 
provide you with further details of this operation.

Chul Min Kim

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