A Scam Email with the Subject "From London's Scotland Yard" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 21 Apr 2010 04:57:36 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "London's Scotland Yard"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest, Firstly we introduce this commission, London's Scotland Yard, we fight cyber crime, Internet fraud, scam and money laundering in Africa and London United Kingdom Our commission has been in existences since 2002 and our duty is to stop internet fraud. We have over 7,500 of them in our jails around UK and we are still looking for these internet fraudsters and we are aware that a lot of foreigners have been deceived and huge amount of money has also been lost to this fraudsters after promising you percentages in their letters for you to help them move funds and they will end up demanding for money from you and in return you will get nothing. The Leaders of the UK Crime fighters, London's Scotland Yard has come together to inform the world what is going on now and we have recovered over $422 Million Dollars (Four Hundred and Twenty two Million Dollars) from the people we have apprehended. The reason we are writing you this letter is because your name was given to us by one of the fraudsters in our detention room after serious investigation and our aim is to refund all lost fund to its legitimate owner. The Government has approved a total of Twenty five Thousand United states Dollars (US$25,000.00) only as the compensation of the lost that you incurred as this was a ceiling rate as some suffered more while others suffered less to and the idea is to restore you back to the position that you would have been if not that you are defrauded. In addition to the compensation amount also approved in your favor is also Ten Million United States Dollars (US$10,000,000.00) only making it a total of Ten Million, Twenty five thousand United States Dollars that will be paid to you in the next few days. Your Name Your Mailing address (Not P.o Box Please) Your Direct Mobile Line Regards Boris Johnson London's Scotland Yard Note :*****( confidential) If this email is received accidentally and you are not a victim of scam, please disregard and do not respond**