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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
GREETINGS FROM Mr.Richmond Wood HSBC Bank plc 455 Strand,London, WC2R 0RH, 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. Thanks. Mr.Richmond Wood