A Scam Email with the Subject "Thanks for your understanding(Reply this message at the earliest)." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 04 Apr 2007 10:05:14 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was ABDUL MAHMOOD <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
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I am Mr. Abdul Hameed Mahmood Branch Manager National Bank of Dubai, I have = urgent and very confidential business proposal for you. An American Oil consultant, military equipment merchant and a contractor with = the Kruger Gold Company, Mr. Robert Fitzpatrick made a numbered time (Fixed) = Deposit for twelve calendar months, valued at (US$8.1 million) Eight million, = and one hundred thousand United States dollars in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarding address at 68, = Southold, N.Y U.S.A but got no reply. After a month, we sent a reminder and = finally we discovered from his contract employers, the Kruger Gold Company = that Mr. Robert Fitzpatrick died in a plane crash along with his wife in a = plain crash along with his wife in Egypt Air Flight 990, 1999 air crash. (For more information about this crash and person you can contact this = website http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/502503.stm since we got this information about his death and on further investigation, I = found out that he died without making a WILL, and all attempts to trace his = next of kin was fruitless. I therefore made further investigation and = discovered that Mr. Robert Fitzpatrick did not declare any kin or relations = in all his official documents, including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my = Bank. This sum of US$8.1 million is still sitting in my Bank and the interest is = being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year. No one will = ever come forward to claim it. According to Laws of United Arab Emirates, at = the expiration of 7 (seven) years, the money will revert to the ownership of = the (U.A.E) Government if nobody applies to claim the fund. Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand as = the next of kin to that Mr. Robert Fitzpatrick so that the fruits of this old = man's labor will not get into the hands of some corrupt government officials. = This is simple, I will like you to provide immediately your full names and = address and a bank account from any part of the world exclude u.a.e so that I can = facilitate the transfer of this money to you as the next of kin. The money will be paid into your account for us to share in the ratio of 60% = for me and 40% for you. There is no risk at all as all the paperwork for this = transaction will be done by the attorney and my position as the Branch = Manager guarantees the successful execution of this transaction. If you are interested, please reply immediately via the private email address = above. Upon your response, I shall then provide you with more details and relevant = documents that will help you understand the transaction. Please send me your = confidential telephone and fax numbers for easy communication. Please observe = utmost confidentiality, and rest assured that this transaction would be most = profitable for both of us because I shall require your assistance to invest = my share in your country. Awaiting your urgent reply via my confidential email address: = email@example.com Mr. Abdul Hameed Mahmood --207951bf-4826-4548-a734-143331d0792d--