This email with the subject "From:Mr.Ferguson" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 23 Feb 2007 02:17:57 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "hotballinternational" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
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