This email with the subject "CONTACTING YOU!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 31 Mar 2006 02:30:34 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "ALAN RODRIGUEZ" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM:ALAN RODRIGUEZ LOCATION: SPAIN PRIVATE E-MAIL:email@example.com Dear Sir/Madam, I am Dr.Alan Rodriguez, the Auditor General of a reputable bank in Spain , during the course of our auditing I discovered a floating fund in an account opened in the bank in 1990 and since 1995 till date nobody has operated on this account again, after going through some old files in the records I discovered an abandoned deposit in my bank by one of our foreign customers who died along with his entire family as a result of an automobile crash. He actually made a numbered time (fixed)deposit valued at US$9,000,000.00 (Nine million united states dollars).The funds was actually meant for a project, our late client wanted to start in the near future (a multi million Dollar steel plant in Bahamas), I sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply. After a month, I sent a reminder and finally we discovered that Mr. Richard Graff died from an Air Craft accident, Mr.Richard Graff is the co-founder of the American Food and Wine Institute, died with his family when his private jet crashed into a power pole and greenhouse as he was attempting to land at the Salinas Airport. The plane burst into flames upon crashing and he died with his entire family .On further investigation, I found out that he died without making a Will, and all attempts to trace his next of kin was fruitless. I therefore made further investigation and discovered that Mr. Mr. Richard Graff did not declare any next of kin or relations in all his official documents,including his Bank Deposit paperwork in our Bank. Upon this discovery, I now seek your permission to have you stand as a next of kin to the deceased as all documentations will be carefully worked out by me for the funds to be released in your favor as the beneficiary's next of kin. Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of our mutual business endeavor by furnishing me with the following information's; 1. FULL NAMES AND ADDRESS: 2. DIRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER AND FAX NUMBERS: 3. OCCUPATION AND POSITION: 4. NATIONALITY 5. MARITAL STATUS: 6. AGE /SEX: These requirements will enable me file letter of claim to the appropriate departments for necessary approvals in your favor before i could proceed on the transfer of the funds to the designated account of your choice. I shall be compensating you with 35% of the total money while 65% will be mine on final conclusion of this project If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you, I await your urgent mail. Please reply through my confidential e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Best Regards, Dr. Alan Rodriguez