This email with the subject "MY DEAREST FRIEND," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 25 Oct 2011 19:36:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MR.THAMOS JIM." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MY DEAREST FRIEND,
WITH GREAT GRATITUDE TO YOUR EFFORTS, I AM INFORMING YOU THAT I HAVE FINALLY SUCCEEDED IN TRANSFERRING THOSE FUND TO THE BANK IN ITALY, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF A PARAGUAY FRIEND, WHOM BASED ON AGREEMENT RECEIVED 25% OF THE ENTIRE MONEY
FOR HIS FINANCIAL INVOLVEMENT AND EFFORTS.
PRESENTLY I HAVE RELOCATED TO SOUTH KOREA, TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRONIC COMPANY PROJECTS WITH MY OWN SHARE AS I HAVE EARLIER PROPOSED. NEVERTHELESS, I CANNOT FORGET YOU, ESPECIALLY YOUR HONEST EFFORTS, THOUGH IT DID NOT YIELD POSITIVE FRUIT, BUT I STILL APPRECIATE IT, THANK YOU VERY MUCH, MEANWHILE I HAVE A SURPRISE PACKAGE FOR YOU.
CONTACT MY SECRETARY IN AFRICA HIS NAME IS DR.JOHN BEN, VIA EMAIL ADDRESS: (firstname.lastname@example.org) I HAVE INSTRUCTED HIM TO DIRECT YOU ON HOW YOU WOULD RECEIVE THE SUM OF ONE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS IN CHECK, WHICH I SET OUT FOR YOUR COMPENSATION, PLEASE I WANT YOU TO ACCEPT IT IN GOOD FAITH. I REALLY APPRECIATE ALL YOU DID AND I PRAY THAT WE WOULD MEET SOMEDAY, BUT RIGHT NOW I TOO BUSY FOR SOME TIME. SO FEEL FREE AND GET IN TOUCHED WITH MY SECRETARY
DR.JOHN BEN I REMAIN YOUR BOSOM FRIEND.