This email with the subject "Dear Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 09 Apr 2010 00:27:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mrs. Dorothy Kempson," <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mrs. Dorothy Kempson, 52 Oxford Street, London, SW1Z1BV UK. Dear Friend, Here writes Mrs. Dorothy Kempson suffering from cancerous ailment. I am married to Mr. Alan Kempson, an Englishman who died in plane crash, he died in a plane crash when he was going for his business proposal in Ilhéus flew through Salvador on Friday 2nd of May 2008. Please copy and paste this Internet link for more information on the incident: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/may/05/britons.missing.after.brazil.plane.crash My late dear husband was into Diamond Business Practice all his life before his death. Our life together as a man and wife lasted for three decades without child. My husband and I made a vow to uplift the down-trodden and the less-privileged individuals as he had passion for persons who can not help themselves due to physical disability or financial predicament. I can adduce this to the fact that he needed a Child from this relationship, which never came. When my late husband was alive he deposited the sum of 7.5 Million(Seven Million, Five hundred thousand Great Britain Pounds) Sterling which were derived from his vast diamond business, real estates and investment in capital market with his bank here in UK. Presently, this money is still with the Bank. Before his death, my Doctor told me that I have limited days to live due to the cancerous problems I am suffering from. Though what bothers me most is the stroke that I have in addition to the cancer. With this hard eality that has befallen my family, and me I have decided to donate this fund to you and want you to use this gift which comes from my husbands effort to fund the upkeep of less previlege, and the destitutes. Please contact me to enable me instruct you on how you are to go about distributing these funds on my behalf. May God Almighty bless you as well as the nurse (Miss Whitney Merck) who helped me to typed this message. Hope to hear from you soon. You can contact me through my private email address: email@example.com (copy this email address and contact me) Warmest Regards, Mrs. Dorothy Kempson