This email with the subject "PRESENTING YOU AS NEXT OF KIN. I APPRECIATE YOUR PROMPT RESPONSE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 19 May 2010 03:01:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "George Adam.Esq" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTENTION: PRESENTING YOU AS NEXT OF KIN. I APPRECIATE YOUR PROMPT RESPONSE. I am Barr.George Adam. An Attorney at law based in London, and am a solicitor to Mr Andreas Schranner a German who worked at Mount Resources Ltd, a geologist by profession who died in AF4590 crash since 2000 along side with his entire family (wife Maria,their daughter Andrea Eich, her husband Christian, and their children Katha rina 8, and Maximilian 10).Confirm this from the website below which was published on BBC news WEBSITE. Http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm I decided to contact you purely on the personal conviction of trust and confidence to assist in distributing the funds left behind by my client. The deceased had a deposit of ($18.5m Million) which I helped him to open in one of the leading banks here in London two years before his death. Being his attorney here, his Bank has issued me a notice to provide his next of kin or beneficiary, otherwise the account would be CONFISCATED since nobody has come forward to lay claims on the money since his death. My search for his relative was not successful and My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as a relative/next-of-kin and beneficiary of my client, so that the proceeds of this account could be paid to you and we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon ration of compensating you with $4.5m out of the total funds $18.5m. All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be provided, All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. Hence you are requested to forward your personal information including direct Phone or Cell Phone Number, your address, nationality, occupation/profile and your age. This will enable me move this funds to you within 5 working days of your compliance to meet the mandate as scheduled in the bank. This transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law, If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology. I must use this opportunity to implore you to exercise the utmost indulgence to keep this matter extraordinary confidential, whatever your decision, while I await your prompt response. Alternative email: firstname.lastname@example.org Best regards, George Adam.Esq