This email with the subject "Please Reply.." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 21 May 2010 06:19:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "RYAN RUSSELL"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DEAREST FRIEND CONFIDENTIAL I KNOW THIS WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE BECAUSE YOU DO NOT KNOW ME. I AM Mr. RYAN RUSSELL, I WORK IN HSBC BANK LONDON, PACKAGING AND COURIER DEPARTMENT. I GOT YOUR CONTACT AMONGS OTHERS FROM A SEARCH INTO THE INTERNET AND WAS INSPIRED TO SEEK YOUR CO-OPERATION I WANT YOU TO HELP ME CLEAR THIS PACKAGE THAT IS ALREADY IN AMERICA WHICH I SHIPPED THROUGH OUR HSBC ACCREDITED COURIER AGENT BUT THE CONTENTS OF THE PACKAGE IS $20,000,000.00 ALL IN $100.00 BILLS, BUT THE COURIER COMPANY DOES NOT KNOW THAT IT IS MONEY THAT I HAVE IN THE PACKAGE. ALL I WANT YOU TO DO FOR ME NOW IS THIS, FILL THIS AND GET BACK TO ME, AND I HOPE THAT AT THE END OF THE DAY, YOU WILL HAVE 30% AND 70% WILL BE FOR ME . MY IDENTITY MUST NOT BE REVEALED TO ANYBODY.  Full Names:  Contact address:  Direct Telephone No:  Date of birth:  Occupation: IF THIS ARRANGEMENT IS OKAY BY YOU, YOU CAN CALL OR E-MAIL ME,FOR SECURITY REASONS OTHER MODALITIES WILL BE DISCUSSED AS SOON AS YOU GET BACK TO ME INCLUDING SENDING OF THE KEYS TO THE BOXES TO YOU. NOTE: COMMUNICATION SHOULD BE STRICTLY THROUGH MY PRIVATE E-MAIL AND PHONE FOR SECURITY REASONS +447031940715 PLEASE IF YOU KNOW YOU ARE NOT INTRESTED I WILL BE HAPPY IF YOU CAN JUST DELETE THE MESSAGE AND ACT AS IF YOU DID NOT GET IT. YOURS FAITHFULLY, MR. RYAN RUSSELL. (+447031940715).