This email with the subject "URGENT RESPONSE NEEDED A CRY FOR HELP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 10 Jul 2007 07:55:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "mr liang lee" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, I am Mr. Liang-Chin Lee Director of Bank SinoPac Limited, Taiwan. I present this proposal to you in good faith Hoping you will collaborate with me to finalize this deal. Eng. Mr. Khalid Al-madi, an Iraqi oil magnate in 2001 made 3 years bonded fixed deposit with my bank, Upon maturity (2004), his fixed deposit was valued at $44,500,000.00 USD (Forty-four million five hundred thousand US Dollars), my office on sending several notice to invite him for claim, got no response but later found out that Eng. Mr. Khalid Al-madi and family had been killed during the war in a bomb blast that hit their home at Mukaradeeb where his oil well was. To this end, $44,500,000.00 USD lie in my bank as you digest this email with no one to ever claims it. My bank has issued a notice to my office that if no next of kin come forward for claims, the funds will be confiscated within a short time. I now seek your consent to present you as the next of kin/beneficiary to the funds, so that the proceeds of this account valued at 44.5 million USD can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money 50% to me and 50% for you, which I believe is a fair share. All I require is your honest co-operation to enable us see this deal through, should you be interested in executing this with me; indicate your interest by sending me the following: 1. YOUR NAME 2. YOUR RESIDENT ADDRESS 3. YOUR OCCUPATION 4. YOUR PHONE NUMBER 5. DATE OF BIRTH 6. RESIDENT COUNTRY Note: the requested information above are necessary for documentation purpose, documents to show to my bank that you are the beneficiary to the funds. Your response with the requested information should be sent to reach me at my personal email address below: email@example.com I shall then provide you with more details on this operation when I hear from you. Sincerely, Mr. Liang-Chin