A Scam Email with the Subject "Updates me urgently" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 20 Nov 2005 22:55:40 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Mr. Abdul Hameed Mahmood <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
This is a multi-part message in MIME format
I am Mr. Abdul Hameed Mahmood Branch Manager National Bank of Dubai Abu Dhabi = branch, I have urgent and very confidential business proposition for you A = America consultant and construction company Mr., Thomas Stone made a numbered = time (Fixed) Deposit for twelve calendar months, valued at US$12,000,000.00 = (Twelve Million United State Dollars in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply = After a month, we sent a reminder and finally we discovered from his contract = employers, America consultant construction company that Thomas Stone. Died in = a plane crash in Egypt Air Flight 990, 1999 air crash for more information = about this crash and person you can contact this website: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/1999/11/01/iran/main49778.shtml http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/502503.stm Since we got this information about his death and on further investigation I = found out that he died without making a WILL and all attempts to trace his = next of kin was fruitless. I therefore made further investigation and = discovered that Mr. Thomas Stone did not declare any kin or relations in all = his official documents, including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my Bank This sum of US$12,000,000.00 is still sitting in my Bank and the interest is = being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year. No one will = ever come forward to claim it. According to Laws of United Arab Emirates, at = the expiration of 8 (eight) years, the money will revert to the ownership of = the (U.A.E) Government if nobody applies to claim the fund. Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand in = as the next of kin to Mr. Thomas Stone so that the fruits of this old man=92s = labor will not get into the hands of some corrupt government officials This = is simple, I will like you to provide immediately your full names and address = so that the attorney will prepare the necessary documents and affidavits that will put you in place as the next of kin. We shall employ the services of an attorney for drafting and notarization of = the WILL and to obtain the necessary documents and letter of probate = administration in your favor for the transfer. A bank account in any part of = the world that you will provide will then facilitate the transfer of this = money to you as the beneficiary/next of kin. The money will be paid into your account for us to share in the ratio of 60% = for me and 40% for you. There is no risk at all as all the paperwork for this = transaction will be done by the attorney and my position as the Branch = Manager guarantees the successful execution of this transaction. If you are = interested, please reply immediately via the private email address above. Upon your response, I shall then provide you with more details and relevant = documents that will help you understand the transaction. Please send me your = confidential telephone and fax numbers for easy communication. Please observe = utmost confidentiality, and rest assured that this transaction would be most = profitable for both of us because I shall require your assistance to invest = my share in your country. Awaiting your urgent reply via my confidential email address: email@example.com Regards. Mr. Abdul Hameed Mahmood --7d22b543-5eea-478a-a6ed-31eda572feb0--