This email with the subject "From Charles Gibbson," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 27 Aug 2007 21:46:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Charles Gibson" <Gibbsonch@hotmail.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Barrister Charles Gibbson, an attorney at law in London. A deceased client of mine, by name Mr. Johnnie Dickison died in New Orleans with his wife and two children as a result of Hurricane Katrinain New Orleans. The security company has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the funds will be confiscated. My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my late client, so that the proceeds of this funds can be paid to you, then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage. All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be provided,all i require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology. Please contact me at once to indicate your interest. However if you are willing to assist me in this venture i will be very greatfull to hear from you and bring you into a much better picture of the situation. Now my questions are:- 1. Can you handle this project? 2. Can I give you this trust? 3. What will be your commission? If you can sponsor this Transfer, consider this and get back to me as soon as Possible. Upon the receipt of this mail message, feel free to send to me the Following details you will find below, to this my e-mail address (email@example.com )to enable us start the process: 1. Your full Names and contact Address. 2. Your private Telephone, cell phone and fax numbers. Plus any forms of your personal Identification. I look forward to receiving your prompt response Best Regards, Barrister Charles Gibbson.