Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: william ruth <>

This email with the subject "Hello...PRIVATE AND URGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 16 Oct 2007 06:18:52 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was william ruth <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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<body class=3D'hmmessage'><STRONG>From The Desk of the Vice President<BR>Cu=
stody and Clearing Dept<BR>HSBC Bank Plc 24th Floor<BR>8 Canada Square, Lon=
don E14 5hq<BR></STRONG><A href=3D"";><STRONG></STRONG></A><BR><STRONG><BR>&nbsp;<=
<STRONG>I am contacting you in regards to a business transfer of a Huge sum=
 of money from a deceased account. Though I know that a transaction of this=
 magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring yo=
u that all will be well at the end of the day. We decided to contact you du=
e to the urgency of this transaction.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>PROPOSITION:<BR>We disco=
vered an abandoned sum of US$20,000,000.00 (Twenty Million Dollars) in an a=
ccount that belongs to one of our foreign customers late MORRIS THOMPSON wh=
o died along with his entire family. Since his death, none of his next-of-k=
in or relations has come forward to lay claims to this money as the heir. W=
e cannot release the fund from his account unless someone applies for claim=
 as the next-of-kin to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines.=
<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Upon this discovery, we now seek your permission to have you =
stand as a next of kin to the deceased as all documentations will be carefu=
lly worked out by us for the funds US$20,000,000.00) to be released in your=
 favor as the beneficiary's next of kin.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>It may interest you t=
o note that we have secured from the probate an order of mandamus to locate=
 any of deceased beneficiaries. Please acknowledge receipt of this message =
in acceptance of our mutual business endeavor by furnishing me with the fol=
lowing;<BR>&nbsp;<BR>1. Your full name and address.<BR>2. Direct Telephone =
and fax numbers.<BR>3. Company Name(If any)<BR>4. International Passport/Dr=
iver's License<BR>&nbsp;<BR>These requirements will enable us file a letter=
 of claim to the appropriate departments for necessary approvals in your fa=
vor before the transfer can be made. We shall be compensating you with 2 Mi=
llion Dollars on final conclusion of this project, while the rest shall be =
for us. Your share stays with you while the rest shall be for us for invest=
ment purposes.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>If you find yourself able to work with me, cont=
act me only through my confidential email
.uk And the private phone number I shall provide in recipient of your respo=
nse to my proposal. This is because my official lines are not totally secur=
e lines as they are periodically monitored to assess our level of customer =
care in line with our Total Quality Management Policy. You can as well clic=
k on this link below and click on my names on the page to know what I am ta=
lking about.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Please observe this instruction religiously. I se=
nd you this mail not without a measure of fear as to what the consequences =
may be, but I know within me that nothing ventured is nothing gained and th=
at success and riches never come easy or on a platter of gold. If this prop=
osal is acceptable by you, do not take undue advantage of the trust we have=
 bestowed in you, I await your urgent mail.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Regards,<BR>&nbsp;=
<BR>Yours Truly,<BR>&nbsp;<BR>William Ruth.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>PRIVATE AND URGENT=
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