A Scam Email with the Subject "Re: Proposal From Anelik Bank,Russia." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Feb 2006 07:36:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Evgeny Vrzhashch" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Anelik Bank Yerevan, Armenia. Russia. Sir, PRIVATE AND URGENT. I am contacting you concerning transfer of a huge sum of money from a deceased account. Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that all will be well at the end of the day. We decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transfer PROPOSITION: We are in possession of documents relating to an abandoned sum of US$3,500,000:00 (Three Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers who died along since 16th June, 2001 in road accident in Europe. Since his death, none of his next-of-kin or relations has come forward to lay claims for this money as the heir. Upon discovery, we decided to move the account to our affiliate Bank in United Kingdom were I now work as Branch Manager this is due to strict monetary Laws in Moscow. We cannot pay out the money unless someone applies for claim as the next-of-kin to the deceased as indicated in our Banking guidelines. Hence we now seek your permission to have you stand as a next of kin to the deceased as all documentations will be carefully worked out by us for the funds (US$3,500,000.00) to be released in your favour as the beneficiary's next of kin. It may interest you to know that we have secured from the probate an order of mandamus to locate any of deceased beneficiaries. Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of our mutual business endeavour by furnishing me with the following. 1. Name and address. 2. Direct Telephone, Fax and Mobile Numbers. These requirements will enable us file letter of claim to the appropriate departments for necessary approvals in your favour before the transfer can be made. We shall be compensating you with Five hundred thousand US Dollars ($500,000) on final conclusion of this project, while the rest shall be for us after tax. I shall forward you my passport as soon as we receive your response. Please do not take undue ADVANTAGE of the TRUST we have bestowed in you. You can email response to: Email: email@example.com Direct telephone +44-791- 407- 2868. Best Regards, Evgeny Vrzhashch