A Scam Email with the Subject "MR TEDDY WILLIAMS." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 10 Oct 2006 04:30:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MR TEDDY WILLIAMS. email@example.com Branch manager of Mauritius Bank, Dear Sir, First, I must solicit your confidence in this transaction, this is by virtue of its nature as being utterly CONFIDENTIAL and TOP SECRET. Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that all will be well at the end of the day. i have decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction. Let me start by first introducing myself properly to you, I am Mr Teddy Williams, special friend to Late Engineer Johnson Creek, who was banking with our Bank for quite a long time before his sudden death. to Late Engineer Johnson Creek. I came to know of you in my private search for a reliable and reputable person to handle this confidential transaction, which involves the transfer of a huge sum of money to a foreign account requiring maximum confidence. MY PROPOSITION A foreigner, Late Engineer Johnson Creek, an Engineer/Contractor with the Federal Government of Marius's, until his death three years ago in a ghastly air crash, he banked with the Bank of Marius's. My client had a balance of US$10.5M (Ten Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars only) which the bank now unquestionably expects it to be claimed by any available foreign next-of-kin of the Late beneficiary. Fervent valuable efforts are being made by the Bank to locate his next-of-kin without success and since I am his personal friend, a letter was sent to me to provide his next of kin or relatives, which I tried but proved to no avail. It is because of the perceived possibility of not being able to locate any of Late Engr. Johnson Creek's next-of-kin (he died with his wife and children) at the accident which claim the life of entire family.The management under the influence of the chairman and member of the board of directors, has given some estimated period of time for necessary next of kin come up or that the fund should be declared "UNCLIMBABLE" until the next-of-kin of late Engr. Johnson Creek comes to claim the fund. So my confident in the bank and I now seek your permission to have you stand as a next-of-kin to Late Engr. Johnson Creek so that the funds would be released and paid into your bank account as the beneficiary next-of-kin, all documents and proves to enable you get this fund US$10.5m will be carefully worked out by me and more so we are assuring you of a 100% risk free involvement. Your share stays while the rest would be for my confident and myself. I will meet with you in your country to get what belong to my confident and I upon the completion of this transaction. My partners and I have agreed that upon the successful conclusion of this transaction the three parties will meet for the final disbursement of this US$9.5m. If this proposal is OK by you and you do not wish to take undue advantage of the trust, we hope to bestow on you and your company, then kindly get back to me immediately via all the above contacts for security reason, Furnish me with your most confidential telephone, fax number and exclusive bank particulars so that we can use these information to apply for the release and subsequent transfer of the funds in your favour. Thank you in advance for your anticipated co-operation. Yours faithfully MR TEDDY WILLIAMS. firstname.lastname@example.org