A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM:Mr.Simon Michael Urgently ????" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 21 Aug 2006 09:20:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was MR SIMON MICHAEL <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM:Mr.Simon Michael, GROUP AUDIT FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DIVISION ALPHA BANK LONDON 66 Cannon Street, London EC4N. DEAR , RE:TRANSFER OF 113,000,000.00 MILLION POUNDS TO YOUR ACCOUNT. I feel quite safe dealing with you in this important business.Though, this medium (Internet) has been greatly abused, I choose to reach you through it because it still remains the fastest medium of ommunication. However, this correspondence is unofficial and private, and it should be treated as such. At first I will like to assure you that this transaction is 100% risk and trouble free to both parties. IN ORDER TO TRANSFER OUT (One Hundred and Thirteen Million POUNDS STERLINGS) FROM OUR BANK HERE IN LONDON. THE FUND FOR TRANSFER IS OF CLEAN ORIGIN. THE OWNER OF THIS ACCOUNT IS A FOREIGNER, a program leader who was believed to acquire the fund through his secret Crude Oil deal with the Former IRAQI Government.The deceased died with all the members of his family in an auto-accident in JUNE 23, 2003 without a WILL. The amount involved is [113,000,000.00 POUNDS STERLINGS]. I WANT TO TRANSFER THIS MONEY INTO A SAFE FOREIGN ACCOUNT ABROAD BUT I DON'T KNOW ANY FOREIGNER WHOM I CAN TRUST, I KNOW THAT THIS MESSAGE WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE AS WE DON'T KNOW OURSELVES BEFORE, BUT BE SURE THAT IT IS REAL AND A GENUINE BUSINESS. I CONTACT YOU BELIEVING THAT YOU WILL NOT LET ME DOWN ONCE THE FUND GOES INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. Let me hear from you URGENTLY by Email me for more detail. Regards, Mr.Simon Michael.