This email with the subject "PARTNER WITH ME" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:48:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Willian Bright <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
I will appreciate your response and interest. However my communication with you is regarding an investment, involving Mr. Mohammed Khalaf Ahmed, businessman/contractor, who made a fixed deposit in my bank. He had a financial portfolio of Ј 35,900,000.00 GBP - British Pound and this I help turned over in the purchase of securities in the capital markets.
I was the bank adviser assisting him in the management of his funds, and being previously given the instructions to liquidate the investment by Mr. Mohammed, after sometime to enable him pursue some other investment requiring cash payment in Europe. I made effort to contact Mr. Mohammed in the line of duty for some final instructions, only to discover that he had been shot dead at Rashad, southwest of Kirkuk in IRAQ on 22 February 2010.
So my proposal to you is this, since the original owner died living no next of kin, I want to place you in that position to instruct my bank to release the deposit to you as the closest surviving relation and next of kin and his business associate, because if no one comes for claims on this funds after Five years and three Months the funds will be re-versed to the Government treasury account, according to the laws of my country here In Britain, and I do not want that to happen because my Government here are corrupt they will use the money for their own personal interest instead of caring for the needs of the country, this is why I needed your support to front you as the next of kin to my client to move this funds out of my Bank in your name before the expiration period, if you accept and willing to do this business with me, you shall receive 40% of the total sum upon the successful conclusion of this transaction between me and you.
In order to begin process of transfer, i want you to email me your full name, address, Mobile telephone number, and any means of your identifications such as Driver License or international passport. So that I can update my bank records and my attorney can commence on the backup documents that will place you as the next of kin to my late client Mr. Mohammed Khalaf Ahmed. I will use my position to influence the release of the funds in my Bank to any Bank account worldwide that will be provided by you, after you have been made the next of kin to my late client by my attorney.
There is no risk involved in these proceedings, as we are going to adopt a legalized method and the international Banking process as my attorney shall prepare all the necessary documents in your favor and in your name, as soon as I receive your full name, address and telephone number and any means of your identification. I am very confident that we will be able to establish the trust that is needed to complete this deal, all I need is your willingness and commitment, so that we can conclude the transaction in the next 10 working days. Once we are done with this transaction, I will come over to your country to invest in the real estate project which i will make you the supervisor to handle on my behalf since i still work with my Bank.
Please observe utmost discretion in all matters concerning this transaction, I shall discuss more with you as soon as I hear from you with the requested information, as this will be mutually beneficial to both of us.
Korea Development Bank