This email with the subject "PLEASE REPLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Jul 2011 16:52:22 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "BEERANA BAGEERATHAN MADURAI" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
you are the second one to whom i, may work with to catch it. first was from Hongkong, where i, became next of kin and everthing made out and they are about to bring the draft of 10m, from HKG; BUT I HAVE TO PAY THE RESERVE BANK OF UNITED KINDOM / FOR DUTY FEE, SINCE I COULD NOT DO IT SINCE LACK OF MONEY, IT IS STILL AT HKG, WHEN I, AM READY THEY WILL COME AND CLEAR THE RBI DUTY AND BRING THE DRAFT TO ME HERE IN MADURAI AND PUT IT IN MY BANK. I, CAN BOLDLY COOPERATE WITH YOU = BUT I, NEED USD1000/= TO PAY FIRST TO THE RBI, AND THEN ONLY CAN I CLLECT THE MONEY OR PLEASE IF U CAN HELP ME WITH ANY AMOUNT PLEASE NOTING IS TOO SMALL NOTING IS TOO BIG. SO WHAT I, NEED FROM YOU, IS TO PLEASE: ARRANGE TO ME US$1000/= BY WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER TO THE ADDRESS GIVEN HERE: B.M. B- 625014, UNITED KINDOM, CELL PHONE: +447024071262 YOU CAN CONTACT THEM ANY TIME FOR A DISCUSSION= EVEN TODAY= DO YOU HAVE 1) CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT OF THE AMOUNT-WITH DATES? 2) DEATH CERTIFICATE OF THE DECEASED? 3) AFFIDAVIT THAT I AM THE NEXT OF KIN- BEING INTERNET FRIEND, KNOW TO ME. WITH REGARDS DO YOU LIKE TO PROCEED WITH MY REQUEST? SECONDLY YOU HAVE TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT IN AN EUROPEAN BANK SAY ABN AT SINGAPORE ON MY NAME SO THAT THE AMOUNT CAN BE TRANSFERRED, THERE, AND I CAN PAY YOU OFF THE AMOUNT. IN INDIA THERE WILL ATAX OF 35% ON THE INCOMONG FUNDS. THAT CHINESE HONGKONG FELLOW AGREED, I SHALL PAY HIM OFF LATER. SORRY I WOULD HAVE GIVING YOU MY NUMBER BUT MY PHONE IS BAD AND I CAN AFORD A PHONE NOW CONTACT ME AWAITING I TRUST YOU= WITH REAGARDS BEERANA BAGEERATHAN MADURAI D;15 JULY 2011 PM email@example.com