A Scam Email with the Subject "From: MR. MICHAEL LARSON (KINDLY REPLY) y." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 23 Oct 2010 18:33:14 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Michael Larson"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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. MICHAEL LARSON, I WORK IN HSBC BANK LONDON, PACKAGING AND COURIER DEPARTMENT. I WANT YOU TO HELP ME CLEAR THIS PACKAGE THAT IS ALREADY IN AMERICA WHICH I SHIPPED THROUGH OUR HSBC ACCREDITED COURIER AGENT, THE CONTENT OF THE PACKAGE IS $30,000,000.00 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 +447024067565 or +447024067583. PLEASE, IF YOU ARE NOT WILLING AND INTERESTED IN HELPING ME, KINDLY DELETE THIS EMAIL FROM YOUR MAILBOX AND PRETEND YOU NEVER RECEIVED IT. YOURS FAITHFULLY, MR. MICHAEL LARSON. Tel: +447024067565 +447024067583 +447024070598 Fax: +448704954389