A Scam Email with the Subject "REPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 01 Nov 2007 14:48:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Williams Smith"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Date: 23rd oct, 2007 ATTN: Dear Sir, I am Williams Smith, a solicitor, and the personal attorney to Mr. Francois Hoel, who is the President/Chief Executive Officer of (HGMT) Hoel Incorporated France, Herein referred as my client. On the 3rd of September 1998 at: 11:16 p.m. EDT (03:16 GMT, Swissair Jetliner, with 229 passengers on board bound from New York JFK to Geneva, Switzerland, crashed catastrophically off the coast of Nova Scotia vanishes from radar near Nova Scotia Halifax. My client Mr. Francois Hoel, and his wife Mrs. Anne Sophie Hoel, with their three children Marie-Francoise Hoel, Olivia Hoel, Paul Edouard Hoel, were involved in a horrific flight crash, 215 passengers and 14 crewmembers unfortunately lost their lives in the disastrous crash of Swissair Flight 111.May their gentle souls rest in glorious peace Amen. I have contacted you to assist me retrieving the funds in a certain investment account of his valued at about US$18,500,000.00 (Eighteen Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars only) left behind by my client before they got confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Finance House where these huge deposits were lodged, Since his wife and kids whom are supposed to inherit the fund are also involved in the air-crash and I have been unsuccessful in locating any of my client relatives, I now seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased so we can claim this fund together and use some to assist the Tsunami Disaster victims. Upon my receipt of your positive response, we shall then discuss the necessary modalities. Subject to the confirmation of death of Mr. Francois Hoel and his family, feel free to visit this website: http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/americas/9809/07/swissair.victims.list/index.html I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up your claim as the next-of-kin, all I require is your honest co-operation to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me immediately you acknowledge the good receipt of this mail via this email address:email@example.com Anticipating your prompt response. Best Regards, BAR. WILLIAMS SMITH (Esq.)