This email with the subject "HELLO," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:39:52 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was christopher philips <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family? I know that this letter will come to you as a surprise as we don't know ourselves before, but be rest assured that it is real and a genuine business. I am Mr. Christopher Philips from London .I am an account officer to Mr. Rafik Hariri, Born in Lebanon in 1944, The late Rafik Hariri was a Lebanese self -made billionaire and business tycoon, and was five times Prime Minister of Lebanon. You can view this site for confirmation. http://www.rhariri.com/general.aspx? Page content=biography I got your mail through my private search and out of Desperation I decided to reach you through this medium. Mr. Rafiak Hariri deposited 36,759,000 million British Pounds in a bank here in London and I want to invest this money in your country, The need to move out this money arose when the former Prime Minister Gordon Brown said that some of the money held in dormant accounts would be used to fund youth and community projects. You can confirm this in the website below. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/40 17381.stm I am in a sincere desire of your humble assistance in this regard. Now permit me to ask these few questions:- (1) Can I completely trust you? (2) I am ready to offer you 35% of this (36, 759 000.00), I hope it is acceptable by you? Please, consider this and get back to me as soon as possible for more details. Thank you so much, Mr. Christopher Philips.