This email with the subject "Private Offer" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 02 May 2006 21:18:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr Stanley <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
STRICTLY A PRIVATE=20 BUSINESS PROPOSAL This is a proposal in context but actually an appeal=20 soliciting your unreserved assistance in consummating an urgent=20 transaction requiring maximum confidence.Though this approach appears=20 desperate, I can assure you that whatever questions you would need to=20 ask or any other thing you will need to know regarding this proposal=20 will be adequately answered to give you a clearer=20 understanding of it,=20 so as to arrive at a successful conclusion. I am Barr. Stanley Hall, a=20 London based Attorney and Solicitor. THE PROPOSITION: My late client,=20 An America Mr. Morris Thompson who is an Oil consultant/ contractor=20 with CPL Petroleum had in a Bank the sum of GBP10.m in a domiciliary=20 account who died on plane crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 which=20 crashed on January 31 2000,including his wife and only daughter leaving=20 nobody to claim the money. He named his wife, as the next of kin.=20 Unfortunately, two of them died in aplane crash.He had a closing=20 balance worth =C2=A310,000.000.00 (Ten Million British Pounds Sterling) wit= h=20 a bank in my country (United Kingdom). Since the=20 tragic incident=20 involving late Morris Thompson and his family, the bank has waited for=20 close to Five=20 years for a next of kin as beneficiary with no success. Valuable efforts have been made by the bank=E2=80=99s management and myself= to=20 get in touch with any of his Direct or Extended family Members but I=20 personally found out that he died with his wife and their daughter. The=20 only name of next of kin given to me by Morris Thompson unfortunately=20 was with him in the same flight that crashed, and this is unknown to=20 the bank=E2=80=99s management. Since it is the Law in Great Britain that at=20 the expiration of Six (6) years, the funds will be marked unclaimable=20 and reverted to the ownership of the British Government if nobody=20 applies to=20 claim the fund, I am taking this advantage in order to=20 better my life and that of my family. I am now seeking your permission=20 and assistance to have you stand as next of kin to late Morris=20 Thompson, so that the money is released to you as the next of kin. All=20 documents and proof to enable you get this fund will be carefully=20 worked out by me because all are in my custody. You can take time and=20 verify from the website as shown herein for confirmation of the crash, http://www.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01/alaska.airlines.list =20 I am assuring=20 you that this transaction and its procedures is 100% legal and risk=20 freeinvolvement.Your share stays while the rest will be for me. The=20 sharing of the fund between the two of us will be as follows: 30% of=20 the total sum will go to you for your effort and commitment to the=20 success of this transaction. 65% will be for me, and the balance of 5%=20 for the settlement of all local and foreign expenses incurred in the course of this Transaction.=20 Upon the successful completion of this=20 transfer, I will come to meet with you for disbursements in the ratio=20 stated above, and probably invest my share in any lucrative Business in=20 your country subject to your kind advice. As soon as I receive an=20 acknowledgement of the receipt of this message in Acceptance, I will=20 immediately start up with the process of claim. If this proposal is=20 acceptable by you, kindly=20 reply me immediately you get this mail. =20 I=20 want you to also furnish me with the following information: 1. Your=20 private telephone/fax or preferably your mobile numbers. 2. Your full=20 names and address. 3. Your Full Banking Details where the Fund will be transferred to. Thank you in advance for your anticipated co- operation. I shall give you more details on what we are to do to claim=20 the Fund without any hitch. =20 Note: This transaction must be kept=20 STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL and TOP SECRET because of its nature. I look=20 forward to receiving your prompt response. =20 Yours Truly, Mr. Stanley=20 Hall.