This email with the subject "Confidentiality Required REPLY ASAP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Aug 2007 10:27:16 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was mr walter gibson <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good Day To You, Though i have considered this medium to be the best manner to have approached you on this issue that the Internet has been greatly abused for in formations of vital importance. I have decided to take the chance seeing that no other means could have been faster more efficient than the E-mail I am Walter Gibson, Hamilton Direct Bank Limited.I am contacting you concerning a deceased customer and an investment he placed under our banks management four years ago to the tune of Fifty million united states dollars .I would respectfully request that you keep thecontents of this mail confidential and respect the integrity of the information you come by as a result of this mail. I have been in charge of this department for six years and to be of my knowledge,i have discharged my duty with equity. In the process of review of the financial report by my department, I discovered that both of you have a similar last name, hence I contacted you so that I can give you further briefing on my intention and how to disburse the funds and estate he left behind. My proposal; you share the same surname With ourlate client; I am prepared to place you in a position to instruct The security Firm to release the deposit to you as the closest surviving relation.Upon receipt ofthe deposit,I am prepared to share the money with you in half. That is:I will simply nominate you as the next of kin and have them releasethe deposit to you. We share the proceeds 50/50. I ask that you do notdestroy my chance, if you will not work with me let me know and let memove on with my life but do not destroy me. I am a family man and this is an opportunity to provide them with newopportunities. There is areward for this project and it is a task well worth undertaking. I willmost welcome your prompt response via this emai email@example.com that would enable us to start something. Walter Gibson