This email with the subject "Business Proposal" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:20:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Adriaan Van Niek Associates <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Adriaan Van Niek Associates
Johannes Verhulststraat 163/HS, Amsterdam,
I am Barrister Adriaan Van Niek; an Attorney to Late Philanthropist Mr. Randall Ott. Who was a successful business man in his time? During his existence I use to manage some of his assets here in the (NETHERLANDS) before he died of a heart attack in his Valencia resident Alaska, USA. I wish to notify you that the Late Philanthropist Mr. Randall Ott, made a Deposit of Six Million EURO (6, 000, 000.00 EURO) in a highly confidential account with (SNS BANK NETHERLAND).
Until his death, my late client Mr. Randall Ott's known worldwide for his generosity. He loved to be involved in helping to alleviate the sufferings of a lot of people and families that needed the support and assistance was his aim, not because it gave him prestige and fame but because it was the right thing to do. For proof of details do click the link below:
What I am about telling you might sound greedy and selfish, but I think one has to do what he or she has to do, so as to try and make ends meet. This said funds have been deposited with this bank Two years before the death of my late client Mr. Randall Ott, and this funds have been in (SNS BANK NETHERLAND) till this day unknown to anybody. All I am trying to say in effect is I want you to stand as a soul beneficiary as his Cousin. And I shall back you with all the legal documents to make your last name correspond with his last name for you to lay claim to the funds without questioning.
Kindly endeavor to fill in your contact details below to enable me start preparing the necessary documents. To enable you lay claim to the fund as the next of kin to My Late Client Mr. Randall Ott.
This fund will be transferred to your designated bank account anywhere in the world, so there is nothing for you to be afraid about as this total transaction will be strictly confidential.
(5)PHONE AND FAX NUMBERS;
(7)PLACE OF BIRTH; AGE;
(8)CITIZENSHIP; SCANNED COPY OF A VALID IDENTIFICATION.
Get back to me as soon as you read this e-mail so that we can proceed further with remittance to you.
Thank you and have a nice day.
NOTE: 40% OF THIS FUND HAS BEEN SET ASIDE FOR YOU AND YOUR TIME.
Barrister Adriaan Van Niek