A Scam Email with the Subject "Dear Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 04 Apr 2010 06:19:29 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Awatif Al Rumaithi"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, This letter must come to you as a surprise, but I believe it is only a day that people meet and become great friends and business partners. Am pleased to get across to you for a very urgent and profitable business proposal; I got your e-mail address through an internet yellow page web directory and I decided to contact you and ask for your assistance in this urgent matter, requiring trust and confidentiality, I am Mr. Awatif Al Rumaithi, The Branch Manager, National Bank of Abu Dhabi Dubai Branch (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), married with four children. I am writing this letter to ask for your support and co-operation to carry out this business opportunity in my department, On June 6, 1999, an Arab America national Oil consultant/contractor with Gulf Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Youssef Genidy George, made a numbered time (fixed) deposit for twelve calendar months, Valued at Twelve Million United States Dollars ($12,000,000.00) in my branch upon maturity. I sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply. After a month, we sent a reminder and finally we discovered from his contract employers, the Petroleum Corporation that Mr. Youssef Genidy George, died in the plane crash On October 31, 1999, (an Egyptian Boeing 767 Flight 990) with other passengers on board as you can confirm it yourself via the website below http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/1999/11/01/iran/main49778.shtml Most astonishing of my discovery was that, all records bear no next of kin, meaning no member of Mr. Youssef Genidy George family knows about the deposit therefore no member of his family will ever come forward to claim the money, In order for the bank not to transfer the said sum of Twelve Million United States Dollars ($12,000,000.00) as unclaimed funds to the emirates treasury account, the above stated funds most be claimed immediately by somebody standing in as late Mr. Youssef Genidy George, Next of Kin, because According to (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES CURRENT LAW AFTER THE RECESSION ), at the expiration of (11-12) years; every unclaimed fund with the banks in the country the money will revert to the ownership of the (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES) Government if nobody applies to claim the fund, This revelation is only known to me because I was his personal account officer before I was posted to become the branch manager , now I seek your collaboration to act as next of kin to late Mr. Youssef Genidy George, to claim the funds and move them into useful investments, we shall split the cash between our self upon the confirmation of the money to your account, I am ready to offer you 30% of the total fund and 70% for me, Please note that by the virtue of my position in the bank , I have worked out the perfect modality as well as I shall provide the relevant information's and documents for the successful claim and transfer of the funds in the account that will be provided by you, I can not stand in the forefront of this transaction because I work with the bank ,that is why I have come to you, for assistance be rest assured that this project involve no risk to you, upon the receipt of your acceptance mail ,I will like you to provide me with the following details, to my private email bellow. (1) Your direct mobile/fax number. (2) Your full name and country resident address. (3) Your private E-mail box. (4) Your Age (5) your current position of work or business Then I shall furnish you with due process of concluding this transaction without any delay. Sincere Regards Mr. Awatif Al Rumaith