A Scam Email with the Subject "Please contact me." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 22 Jan 2006 06:38:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Town." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Bank Of Scotland. The Mound Edinburgh EHI, IYZ UK. Hello, Do accept my sincere apologies if my mail does not meet your personal ethics. I will introduce myself as Mr. Lindsay Town, a staff in the accounts management section of the above firm here in the United Kingdom. One of our accounts with holding balance of Â15,000,000(Fifteen Million British Pounds) has been dormant and has not been operated for the past four (4) years.
I have secretly discussed this=20 matter with a senior official of this company and we have agreed to=20 find a reliable foreign partner to deal with. We thus propose to do=20 business with you, standing in as the next of kin of these funds from=20 the deceased and funds released to you after due processes have been=20 followed. This transaction is totally free of risk and as the fund=20 is =20 legitimate and does not originate from drug, money laundry,=20 terrorism =20 or any other illegal act. On receipt of your response I=20 will furnish =20 you with detailed clarification as it relates to this=20 mutual benefit =20 transaction.=20 I look forward to hearing from you as=20 soon as possible if you are interested. Mr. Town.