A Scam Email with the Subject "Project From Hong Kong." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 17 Apr 2007 19:40:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Fong Edwin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Maybank Hong Kong, 21/F, Man Yee Building, 68 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong. Good Day To You, I am Mr. Fong Edwin of Trade Finance Department,Maybank Hong Kong. On July 6,2004, our client Dr. Ravia Pumin, a businessman, made a numbered fixed deposit for 6 (six) calendar months, Upon maturity several notice was sent to him and no response came from him. Another notification was sent early August 2005 and still no response came from him. The Bank officially sent two-man delegate to his residence in Malaysia were he reside only to find out that the businessmogul and his family perished in the Tsunami Disaster on 26th december 2004. After further investigations, it was also discovered that Dr. Ravia Pumin did not declare any next of kin in his official papers, including the paper work of his bank deposit. and no one will ever come forward to claim it.According to the laws in Hong Kong, at the expiration of two year (2years) the deposit will revert to the ownership of Hong Kong Government if nobody applies to claim it. I will like you as a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to Dr. Ravia Pumin to enable you receive the funds. My Attorney will also file in for claims on your behalf and secure the necessary approval and letter of probate in your favor.The attorney will also prepare all necessary documents and no risk involve. Contact me via my personal email address: email@example.com with your full names, address, fax and telephone numbers if you are interested and more details will be provided to you about the Project. Sincerely, Edwin Fong firstname.lastname@example.org