A Scam Email with the Subject "Re:" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:35:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Email: email@example.com = = = I would respectfully request that you keep the contents of this letter conf= idential and respect the integrity of the information you come by as a resu= lt of this mail. I contact you independently and no one is informed of this= communication. = My names are Kenji Hayato with Mizuho Bank Japan; I am getting in touch wit= h you regarding the estate of a deceased client aservernd an investment pla= ced under our banks management. In 2001, Mr.Scot Hammel came to our bank to= engage in business discussions with our private banking division. He infor= med us that he had a financial portfolio of $18.5m (Eighteen Million Five H= undred Thousand United States dollars), which he wished to have us invest o= n his behalf. = = Based on my advice, we spun the money around various opportunities and made= attractive margins for our first months of operation, the accrued profit a= nd interest stood at this point at over $19.1M United States Dollars. In mi= d-2002, he instructed that the principal sum ($18.5M) be liquidated because= he needed to make an urgent investment requiring cash payments in Europe. = We got in touch with a specialist security vault firm in Europe who agreed = to receive this money for a fee and make cash available to Mr. Scot. Howeve= r, the security vault firm got in touch with us late last year that this m= oney has not been claimed. On further enquires we found out that Scott was = hit in the Earthquake and Tsunami disaster 2011 in Fukushima Japan. He has = no next of kin. = The essence of this communication with you is that since I have exclusive a= ccess to his file you will be made the beneficiary of these funds. The secu= rity vault firm will contact you informing you that fund has been willed to= you. On verification which will be the details I made available to the Miz= uho Bank Japan, The security Vault firm will be instructed to release the f= unds to you after all the necessary verification and application is done. Y= ou do not have to have known him. I propose that we split the money in half= . This is a life time opportunity for us and nobody get hurt. I hold the KE= Y to these funds and as a Japanese National we see so much cash and funds b= eing revert back to the state daily. I will want us to keep communication f= or now by email. = I will give you my number as soon as I hear from you and I will call you al= so for more details. = I send you this email not without measure of fear as to the consequences. I= am a family man with wife and children. Do not betray my confidence. Plea= se respond to this email as soon as possible to afford us the opportunity t= o close this deal. Send email to my private email address: kenji_mbankj2@ao= l.co.uk Thank you for accommodating my mail. I await your response. = Regards, = Kenji Hayato