This email with the subject "Hello my astonished friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Mar 2010 08:26:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Dating Agent" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello my astonished friend. I understand that you get a strange letter from an unknown to you women. Now a letter with my text it to you by e-mail dating agent to whom I paid the money. And you often see similar context in letters like mine. I ask that you paid attention to this letter. I do not believe in the Internet and know that there is a lot of dangerous people. But now 21 and all the people met on the Internet. I always thought so but my friend convinced me that such letters can be trusted and used International Dating Agency. It was she who advised me that this method of dating on the Internet. Some time ago, she retained the services of this agency and found a good man from USA. She is very happy and very soon, leaving him to live. I thought that this is a good example for me. My relationship did not work out with men from Russia for many reasons that have always faced a man and a woman. My name Irina and I am from Russia, I am 30 years old. I guess I'm the only girl who still believes in fairy tales and waits for the prince on a white horse. I have a good job and many friends. I want to get acquainted with you to have a pen pal and to rely on the possible relationship in real life. I'll have to believe and hope that you will write me back to my personals e-mail: email@example.com I hope that my letter remained noticed you and you appreciate my photos. I only hope to become your friend. I'll wait for your letters and photos with great hope for further communication. Take care of yourself sincrely Irina. PS. In my letter attached photo and zip archive which also has some information about me. Rather, write me at my e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Bye.