This email with the subject "With Respect And Regards" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 25 Nov 2011 08:38:08 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Hans R. Tommer" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- Hello Sir, First, I must apologize for intruding into your private email address, but I humbly ask that you take due consideration of the importance and immense benefit that this communication brings to you. However strange and surprising this contact might seem to you as we have not met personally or hand any dealings with you in the past. My names are Hans Rudolf Tommer from Switzerland and I am a legal consultant/Broker. I am representing some members of the Independent Committee of Eminent Persons (ICEP), Switzerland. (ICEP) is in charge with the responsibility of finding accounts in Switzerland belonging to non-Swiss indigenes, which have remained dormant since World War II. For more information please kindly check: www.crt-ii.org My clients and close associates who are members of (ICEP) discovered a dormant account with the sum of Forty Eight Million United States Dollars ($48M) including accumulated interests. My associates required my assistance in find best possible ways to legally transfer the funds with my supervision as an experienced legal consultant/broker. Due to this opportunity, my clients at (ICEP) have confided in me to help search for a foreign partner that will assisting putting the funds into the banking system and also assist in investing part of the funds into profitable business ventures for mutual benefits. Because my associates at (ICEP), Switzerland have mandated me to search for a foreign partners, hence my aim for contacting you. Please do not despair because I got your email contact from a business search engine on the internet before deciding to contact you. I have known my associates for almost more than 15 years and I do not wish to fail them on this project due to my responsibility and capacity as their legal consultant. I and my associates have well established contacts with the Claims Resolutions Tribunal (CRT) responsible for handling and processing of all claims on accounts due to non-Swiss citizens. The claims for this project will be processed under an expedited procedure due to the uncomplicated nature of the claims. I have also made contacts with the Legal Escrow Company responsible for the Dormant Account Recovery (DAR) in the United Kingdom since the original beneficiary of the funds in question is domiciled in the UK. I and my associates have finalized arrangements with the Legal Escrow Company to take over the funds by the new beneficiary legally which you will be representing. I and my associates are willing to offer you as much as 20% (USD $9.6M) of the entire funds plus investments after the completion of the project. There is no legal risk involved in this project and all process of administrative claims will be legally achieved to transfer the funds to your name as the new beneficiary without any hitch. In conclusion, if you are willing and ready to assist I and my associates claim the dormant account smoothly, please kindly indicate in your return reply to: email@example.com and I will furnish you with comprehensive details on how the project will be completed including my direct contact telephone number so that you can call me for questions and clarifications where necessary. I and my associates look forward to doing more deals with you. Best regards, Hans R. Tommer