A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 5 Feb 2007 01:29:36 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "peter martins" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend,I know this proposal will come to you as a surprise because we have not known or met before. I got your contact while searching for a reliable and trusthworthy person with a business/investment exprience over the internet.
I am Dr.Peter Martins,the Manager of the Global Debt Management and Security Services, London. I seek your assistance in clearing a Treasure Box containing the sum of Fifteen Million, Five Hundred United States Dollars (US$15.5) which has been dormant in our vaults for the past five years.
The said box were deposited confidentially by Mr.Abid Hamid Mahmud Al-Tikriti, the secretary to late President Saddam. Mr.Abid Hamid Mahmud Al-Tikriti died while in United States Government's custody and since then the box has been in our vaults unclaimed. Right now nobody knows the actual depositor of the Box except me.Going by the usual statutory rules governing our operation, the box shall be handed over to the UK government authorities as an unclaimed deposit within the next three months. All i want you to do is to come forward and claim the box.On clearing the box, the money will be transferred to your account in your country, then afterwards, i will come over to meet you in your country for sharing and business investment. Note that my own share of the total fund will be 70% while 30% will be for you.Details of this deal will be made known to you as soon you indicate your interest.
Please treat this proposal with utmost confidentiality. While responding,please endeavour to include the following information; 1,Your full name and address. 2,Country/State of origin. 3,Date of birth and Occupation. 4,Telephone number(s)I will give you my telephone and fax numbers and further details as soon as you reply this mail and signify your willingness to assist.
Thanks and God Bless You. Regards, Dr.Peter Martins. _________________________________________________________________