This email with the subject "please treat with utmost secrecy." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 04 Jun 2006 10:42:17 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr rubin Stuart <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear sir, I write to seek your services in a private matter, May I introduce myeslf to you. My name is Mr Robin Stuart, working in Nat- West bank here in London. I wish to use this opportunity to intimate you into a business transaction which will be beneficial to us as soon as we can carry it out and accomplish it. Well this is regarding to a customer of this bank,Arthur Edlin Frederick, who died in the the bomb blast which took place in london last year leaving some funds unclaimed in our bank without any beneficiary.This requires a private arrangement (http://www.freemuslims.org/news I happened to be his account officer in this bank.But after his death, I have made several efforts to contact his nest of kin as to claim the funds 20.5m Britsih Pounds depsited in our bank but efforts prove abortive. As a matter of fact I need a trust worthy/ honest person to work with me which you have to portray yourself to work with me which you have to portray yourself as the nest of kin so that I can be able to put up all the documentation and carry out the transfer to your respective bank. I have all the details and will fill you in if you are really willing. Your major role would be to open a bank account where the funds will be transferred. All correspondences will be via email,for now.The funds in question are quite large. I will expect an answer from you so that we shall work out the modalities. Closing with anticipation. please treat with utmost secrecy. Yours faithfully, Mr. Robin Stuart.