This email with the subject "FROM COCA'COLA COMPANY." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 25 May 2007 11:54:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Tony Reid" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
DEAR SIR/MADAM, I KNOW THIS WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE BECAUSE YOU DO NOT KNOW ME. I AM MR. TONY REID; I WORK WITH THE COCA'COLA COMPANY HERE IN LONDON,PACKAGING AND COURIER DEPARTMENT. I GOT YOUR CONTACT FROM MY PERSONAL SEARCH THROUGH THE INTERNET, I PRAY AND BELIEVE I COULD REALLY TRUST AND YOU TRUST ME AND WE CAN CONFIDE IN EACH OTHER. I WANT YOU TO HELP ME CLEAR THIS PACKAGE THAT IS ALREADY IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES WHICH I SHIPPED THROUGH OUR COCA'COLA ACCREDITED COURIER AGENT BUT THE CONTENTS OF THE PACKAGE IS $11,000,000.00 ALL IN $100.00 BILLS, BUT THE COURIER COMPANY DOES NOT KNOW THAT IT IS MONEY THAT IS IN THE PACKAGE. ALL I WANT FROM YOU IS YOUR FULL COPORATION AND ASSISTANCE, I WILL NEED YOU TO HELP ME CLAIM THE PACKAGE,I WILL ALSO NEED THE FOLLWING INFORMATIONS, YOUR FULL NAMES, MAILING ADDRESS,YOUR PRIVATE PHONE AND FAX AND I HOPE THAT AT THE END OF THE DAY, YOU WILL HAVE 40% AND 60% WILL BE FOR ME. MY IDENTITY MUST NOT BE REVEALED TO ANY BODY. IF THIS ARRANGEMENT IS OKAY BY YOU, YOU CAN CALL ME AT +44-704-572-6556, OR E-MAIL ME AT (email@example.com),FOR SECURITY REASONS OTHER MODALITIES WILL BE DISCUSSED AS SOON AS YOU GET BACK TO ME INCLUDING SENDING OF THE SECURITY CODE NUMBER OF THE BOXES TO YOU. YOURS FAITHFULLY, MR. TONY REID TEL: + 44-704-572-6556 FAX: + 44-870-135-9609