This email with the subject "Your argent attention is needed now" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 21 Oct 2005 11:10:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "val andra" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
I Am Andrey Konovalov General Director Novokuibyshersk Oil, RESPOND IF YOU ARE WILLING TO HELP Dear friend, I have sent you this mail because of the need to open discussions withyou. I don't want you to misunderstand this offer in any aspect, if it is okay with you I ask for your full cooperation.I am Andrey Konovalov, the General Manager of Novokuibyshersk Oil an international affiliate of Yukos Oil and Gas Company based in Russia. Due to ill Health I have esophageal cancer, it has defiled all forms of medical treatment and according to the medical experts it is a terminal illness so I do not know how much longer I have to live. I never had any real Friends in my lifetime because I never really cared for anyone but my busines.
But now I know that there is more to life than making all the money in the world. However, certain unfolding events has made it very necessary for me to seek your help, my company is fighting investigations and bankruptcy due to the Yukos Oil problems in Russia,most of my assets were most of my assets were seized due to this case.seized due to this case.Recently I received a bulk payment from South Africa Ministry for my last contract there. I instructed them specifically not to send the funds to Russia because of the problems, but that the funds to be deposited with Finance and Security company in Europe on hold.
A huge cash deposit of Eighteen Million dollars was domiciled with a finance/Security Company overseas to my knowledge only. This is thelast of my assets, now that my health has deteriorated so badly, I cannot do this myself anymore, I therefore need you as a partner because you are a neutral party to help me collect this funds deposited with the security company and disburse it secretly based on instructions. For all your good efforts you will receive 30% of the Funds and must disburse the rest based on instructions. I want you to understand my seriousness in this case and if you can handle the job kindly contact me.
I have all the necessary documents on hand; please contact me on this email address(email@example.com) ASAP so we can discuss more for security purposes.
Thank you for your anticipated cooperation. please keep it to yourself. Best Regards, Andrey.