This email with the subject "TO A SAFE ACCOUNT-NEXT OF KIN NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 08 Jun 2010 09:21:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MR.CLETUS ADAMS"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF MR CLETUS ADAMS INTERNAL HEAD AUDITOR Corporate and Investment Banking Lloyds TSB Bank Plc 105-107 Station Road, Edgware, Middlesex HA87JL.Telex 553. ---------------------------------------------------------- Attn;Sir/ Madam, Compliments of the day. Forgive me the indignation you may feel if this message comes to you as a surprise and may offend your personality for contacting you without your prior consent and writing through this channel. Well I got your contact information from a directory data. and hoping that you are a reliable and honest person that will assist me claim this money overseas. Cletus Adams ,Lloyds TSB Bank Plc London (Lloyds TSB Bank Plc). With due respect and regard, I have decided to contact you on a business transaction that will be very beneficial to both of us at the end. During our investigation and auditing in this bank, my department came across a very huge sum of money belonging to a deceased person a national of your country who died on 26th December 2004 in Auto crash here in London United Kingdom.
Meanwhile, all the arrangement to put claim over this fund, as the bonafide next of kin to the deceased, as well as getting the required approval and transferring this money to a foreign account, has been put in place. I will really directives and needed information to you, as soon as you indicate your interest and willingness to assist me, and also benefit your self with this great business opportunity. I will not fail to inform you that this transaction is 100% legitimate as well risk free as long as i am the one leading you into this deal. Keep in mind, on smooth conclusion of this transaction, you will be entitled to take 45% out of the total sum as gratification, while 5% will be deducted for all the expenses that may arise during the time of transfer and also telephone bills, while 50% will be for me. Please, I advise you to keep this transaction confidential as well "top secret" as I am still in service and intend to retire from service after I conclude this deal with you. Once you finally consider yourself in assisting me to make this deal happen I will first send our late client death certificate to proof the legitimate of this very transaction because with my posistion I will never involved myself in any criminal act. Needless to say that the trust reposed on you at this juncture is enormous,in return I demand your complete Honesty and Trust. Remember that with my support as their account holder,this transaction is 100% risk free and must be done under a legitimate arrangement that will protecting us from the breach of the law. I hope to hear from you with your full information; 1;Full name........... 2;Address................ 3;Phone number............ 4;Occupation............. 5;Sex............... 6;Age.............. 7;Your country.................. As soon as possible for further details regarding this deal before we can carry on the official proceed with the bank immediately. Get back to me immediately if you are interested on ( firstname.lastname@example.org) Yours Sincerely, Dr.Cletus Adams. Occupation Banker. Possition;Head Auditor. DOB:4th of June 1968