This email with the subject "COMPENSATION (little from me to show appreciation)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 04 Jun 2007 12:16:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Engineer John Micheal <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
My Dear Friend. How are you today? And compliment of the season to you. It's been long I heard from you. Well, I just want to use this medium to thank you very much for your earlier assistance to help me in receiving the funds, without any positive outcome. I am obliged to inform you that I have succeeded in receiving the funds with the help of a new partner from Australia. Everything was perfectly done because we strike a deal with one of the men accountant who works with the Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF) and he rendered a tremendous help to us. My new partner initiated this idea and everything worked out successfully. In appreciation of your earlier assistance to me in receiving the Funds. I have decided to compensate you with the sum of $350.000.00 (Three Hundred And Fifty Thousand US Dollars) This is from my own share, i did this simply to show you that it is good to do good things to the right people always. Presently, I am in Australia for investment project with my own share under the advice of my partner. Meanwhile, I didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in transferring those funds despite that it failed us somehow, i will be sending you e-mail from time to time to know if you have received your share or not. Now contact my personal secretary in London. Here his contact address: Name: Rev Frank Das Email: email@example.com Direct Tel: +44-7 0 2 4 0 8 3 8 9 2 please do let me know immediately if you receive it so that we can share the joy together after all the suffering at that time. In the moment, I am very busy here in Australia because of the investment projects, which the new partner and I are having at hand. So feel free to get in touch with Rev Frank Das to send the money to you without any delay. Best Regard, I wait for your reply Engineer John Micheal