A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM: JOHN PAUL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 01 Feb 2007 13:39:36 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "John Paul" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: JOHN PAUL ALPHA BANK LONDON DEAR SIR, RE:TRANSFER OF 5,250,000.00 MILLION POUNDS TO YOUR ACCOUNT. I feel quite safe dealing with you in this important business.Though, this medium (Internet) has been greatly abused, I choose to reach you through it because it still remains the fastest medium of communication. However, this correspondence is unofficial and private, and it should be treated as such.At first I will like to assure you that this transaction is 100% risk and trouble free to both parties.
IN ORDER TO TRANSFER OUT (FIVE MILLION TWO HUNDRED & FIFTY THOUSAND BRITISH POUNDS STERLINGS) FROM OUR BANK HERE IN LONDON. THE FUND FOR TRANSFER IS OF CLEAN ORIGIN. THE OWNER OF THIS ACCOUNT IS A FOREIGNER, aprogram leader who was believed to acquire the fund through his secret Crude Oil deal with the former IRAQI Government.The deceased died with all the members of his
family in an auto-accident in JUNE 23, 1999 without a WILL. The amount involved is [5, 250,000.00 BRITISH POUNDS STERLINGS]. I WANT TO TRANSFER THIS MONEY INTO A SAFE FOREIGN ACCOUNT ABROAD BUT I DON'T NOW ANY FOREIGNER WHOM I CAN TRUST, I KNOW THAT THIS MESSAGE WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE AS WE DON'T KNOW OURSELVES BEFORE, BUT BE SURE THAT IT IS REAL AND A GENUINE BUSINESS. I AM CONTACTING YOU BELIEVING THAT YOU WILL NOT LET ME DOWN ONCE THE FUND GOES INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. Let me hear from you URGENTLY by Email. You can also fax me for more details. Regards, MR JOHN PAUL TEL/FAX:+44-703-186-1480 EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org _________________________________________________________________See their smiles, hear their laughter with Windows Live Messenger! http://messenger.live.com