A Scam Email with the Subject "Urgent response" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 01 Mar 2007 03:49:43 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Richard Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
--------------------------------- Don't get soaked. Take a quick peak at the forecast with theYahoo! Search weather shortcut. --0-1251149320-1172749780=:42067 Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit <div>From the desk of <BR>Barrister Richard Williamd<BR>Address No 10 Kofo Abayomi st.<BR>Victoria Island<BR>Lagos, Nigeria<BR>alternative email: <A href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</A> </div> <div><BR> <BR>Attn Sir,<BR>Please I advise you to read this message carefully.<BR>I have decided to bestow this trust on you, <BR>which I pray you will not ignore or betray.I appologize in advance for any inconviniences this may cause you. <BR>I am Barrister Richard Williams,the attorney to Late Mr. Mohammed Hussain, a national of your country, who used to work with shell Development Company Here in Nigeria. Here in after shall be referred to as my client.<BR>My client, his wife and their three Children were involved in a plane crash unfortunately lost their lives.<BR>Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate<BR>any of my clients extended relatives this has also proved<BR>unsuccessful.<BR>After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track his<BR>last name over the Internet, to locate any member of his family hence<BR>I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the<BR>money and property left behind by my client before they get<BR>confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where these huge<BR>deposits were lodged Particularly, with the "WEMA BANK NIGERIA PLC. where the deceased had an account valued at about $42.6million<BR>dollars.The bank has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or<BR>have the account confiscated.<BR>Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives after this tragic plane crash I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since you have the same last name so that the proceeds of this account valued at $42.6million dollars can be paid to you and then you and me can share the money.60% to me and 40% to you I will procure all necessary Legal documents. Please furnish me with the below<BR>information to enable the bank transfer the fund to your bank account.</div> <div>1)Your full name and contact address<BR>2)Your telephone and fax number for communication purpose<BR>3)Your Ocupation, Age and Position</div> <div>All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this deal<BR>through .I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate<BR>arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.<BR>Note tO Reply me through my alternative email address: <A href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</A> </div> <div><BR> <BR>Best Regards,<BR>Barrister Richard Williams Esq. </div><p>  <hr size=1> Don't get soaked. Take a<a href=" http://tools.search.yahoo.com/shortcuts/?fr=oni_on_mail&#news"> quick peak at the forecast </a><br> with the<a href=" http://tools.search.yahoo.com/shortcuts/?fr=oni_on_mail&#news">Yahoo! Search weather shortcut.</a> --0-1251149320-1172749780=:42067--