This email with the subject "A REQUEST FOR AN INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 31 Jul 2011 20:12:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MR. BILL ALLEN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
A REQUEST FOR AN INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE!!
My name is Mr. Bill Allen, a manager in one of the HSBC bank branch here in London. I got your information during my search on your Country Chambers of Commerce.
I wish to request for your assistance to invest the sum of US$55,500,000.00 (Fifty Five Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States dollars) in a lucrative areas of businesses in your country on behalf of one of my customers.
If you are interested, send me your full contact details as well as a brief introduction of your company/business activities and investment opportunities in your country or elsewhere, and this will be based on the businesses you can handle properly.
I can be reached through my private telephone number or fax as stated under.
Mr. Bill Allen (Manager)
HSBC Bank Plc.
1 Woburn Place
London WC1H OLQ , UK
Tel: 00 44 787 228 2497
Fax: 00 44 870 312 2043