This email with the subject "URL REPLY NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 19 Nov 2006 01:45:43 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr Charles Greens <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, First and foremost I would like to apologize for infringing on your privacy by sending you an unsolicited email, I decided to contact you via an email to get us acquainted since it is a safer way of private communication. If you must know, I came about your contact information through a chamber of commerce and industry directory on the Internet while trying to locate any link to my deceased client. I am Charles Greens an attorney at law. A deceased client of mine, by name Mr. Edwards J. Donald, who were in after shall be referred to as my client, died as a result of heart related illness in November 1999. I have contacted you to assist in distributing the money left behind by my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the finance company where this deposit valued at US$16.400, 000.00 Dollars is lodged. This finance company has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the account will be confiscated and the fund remitted to the Federal Reserve. My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my named client; so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage. All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be provided. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology. Please contact me at once to indicate your interest. Best regards, Barrister Charles Greens