This email with the subject "The Owner of this email///" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 16 Oct 2010 06:15:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Joseph Alford"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Barr. Joseph Alford. DIRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER:+44-704-5734492 Address: 6 Park Crescent, Near Manchester Airport, Greater Manchester,M14 5RE,England. You are being contacted today in respect of a proposition that will be financially rewarding to you and I. This may not be the most ideal form of introduction since we have not had the privilege of meeting each other before now,nevertheless, I implore you to go through the content of this mail carefully before making any decision. I am Barrister Joseph Alford a Solicitor at law and attorney to Lt. Peter Force, a soldier serving his second tour of duty with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)in Afghanistan. A few weeks ago, there was a helicopter crash in Afghanistan that led to the death of nine troops from the NATO-led force and unfortunately, my client was one of the soldiers that died in that crash, may his sole rest in peace Amen. After these several unsuccessful attempts, to locate any member of his family, because he grew up in welfare homes. He once confided in me that after his tour of duty ends in Afghanistan, he will search for his biological parents. Unfortunately, he has gone to his grave without achieving that dream hence I contacted you.I am contacting you to assist in repatriating the money left behind by my client before it will get confiscated by the security vault, my self and my late client have successful move the fund very close to your country before his sudden death through a diplomatic means by the help of a United Nation approved diplomat. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives, I seek your consent to present you as the legal recipient of the fund on behalf of my late client, so that the sum of US$65Million will be paid to you in cash,then you and I can share the money. 60% to me and 40% to you, I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make. All I require from you is your honest Cooperation to enable us seeing this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law in the world. What interests me most in contacting you is the fact that I will want to invest my own share of the money in your country advice. Please if you are genuinely interested in the transaction, you are here by required to send me your full name, Residential or Company address, Private Telephone and Fax numbers where you can always be reach so that I can proceed in getting the Release Order document/consignment PIN Code in your name, which will enable the diplomat release the consignment where the total sum is to you in cash has the legal recipient. Also, I do hereby wish to crave your indulgence for your time to visit the website as stated below regarding the crash. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100921/ts_nm/us_afghanistan It is of paramount importance that you keep the details of the transaction to yourself. Utmost confidentiality and secrecy are what is needed from you in order to successfully receive the funds from the diplomat.I will diclose where the diplomat is to you when I receive your response, this is for security reason, but he is very close to your country with the consignment at this moment. However, If you are not capable of handling the transaction, please delete this message and do not tell anyone about it. I await your response urgently since we don't have much time left. Thanks and God bless you. Barr. Joseph Alford.