This email with the subject "ATTENTION DEAR" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 24 Aug 2006 19:10:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was williams john <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTENTION DEAR I am Dr. Martin Collins,a British citizen residen there in London. I am good friend to Late Mr. Byrne anderson , A citizen of United States of America. He spent all his life here in London but died on one of his trip outside London. I am contacting you to assist in repatriating his money and property left behind before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Bank where this huge deposit was lodged. The said fund is deposited with a bank in Europe. Particularly, the deceased had an Amount at about 20 million Euros. Since after notification of the death of the deceased, the bank has issued me a notice to provide the Relations/ next of kin or have the Funds confiscated within the next 21 days.Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives all this while till now, that is why I am seeking your consent to purport you as the next of kin of the deceased since you bears the same surname, and as a foreigner and have the proceeds of this Amount valued at 20 million Euros paid to you as the benefice approved Next of Kin. If you agree we can discuss the percentage you will have as compensation on your involvement. All I require is your honest cooperation and Sincerity to enable us sees this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law, as it is a 100% risk free venture.I will update you with details when I hear from you, send future email via CONTACT THIS EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org) Regards, DORCTOR MARTINS