This email with the subject "Are you interested ??" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 07 Aug 2005 16:57:05 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "stephen Ayling" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
PROPOSITION; I am the account officer of a foreigner named Richard Burson who died in an air crash along with his wife on the 31st October 1999 in an Egyptian airline 990 with other passengers on board. You can confirm this from the website below which was published by BBC WORLD NEWS.
furnishing me with the following information if you are interested.1.A Beneficiary name..In order for me to prepare the document for transfer of the funds in your name.
2. Direct Telephone and fax numbers...For our personal contact and mutual trust in each other. Upon your acceptance I shall send you a copy of my international passport for more confidentiality and trust. I shall be compensating you with a million dollars ($1Million dollars) on final conclusion of this project for your assistance, while the balance $4 million dollars shall be for me for investment purposes. Because I intend to retire after the conclusion of this transaction. If this proposal is acceptable by you, please endeavor to contact me immediately. Do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you, I await your urgent mail .
Regards, Mr.Stephen Ayling