This email with the subject "ATTN: next-of-kin:" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 02 Nov 2006 06:23:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MihailovEfim@hotmail.com" <MihailovEfim@hotmail.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTN: next-of-kin: I am Mihailov Efim a Russian by Birth. I am the Personal Assistant to late Mr. Semen Gorbachova a very rich businessman and his wife Mrs. Anzhela with there two children that was involved in a Plane crash of a Russian commercial jet crashed in Ukraine on Tuesday, it was announced on CNN you may view the link below for your record; http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/europe/08/22/russia.crash/index.html. I am contacting you to assist me in repatriating the funds he left behind before they get confiscated, the funds is deposited with FINANCE HOUSE where the deceased had valued at about US$27m (twenty seven million dollars).I seek your consent to contact the FINANCE HOUSE as the next-of-kin of the deceased of valued at US$27M can be paid to you immediately. We shall share the money thus: 60% to me and 35% to you, while 5% will be used to reimburse any expenses that might be incurred on both ends and to service the tax that might be incurred in your country. I have all the necessary legal documents that will be adjusted to favour you and to back up any claim we may make. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us seeing this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law and you are to follow all instructions from me to meet this claim. Please keep this transaction very confidential: Please contact me on my private email: MihailovEfim1@aim.com Yours truly. Mihailov Efim