Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: You can assist me?

From: "Mr. Richmond Wood" <>

This email with the subject "You can assist me?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 26 Mar 2008 10:29:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Mr. Richmond Wood" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


HSBC Bank plc
455 Strand,London,

The sum of GBP 7.500,000,000,(Seven million five
Hundred Thousands Grate British Pounds) was found in a
dormant account in my branch(HSBC BANK LONDON). The
depositor passed away leaving no inheritor on records.

This amount is under my supervision and can only
beapproved to a person who provides documents sworn
before a British Notary Public(NP) claiming to be the
distant relation to the late depositor.

If not claimed now, it will be seized during the year
End  audit exercise of November 2008.Should we agree
to work the bases of mutual trust, I will send you the
relevant document in my custody and guide you properly
so that it will be approved and released to your
account for our mutual benefit.

I am offering you 40 percent of the total as your own
share.Please contact me urgently for full details.


Mr.Richmond Wood