This email with the subject "Dearest Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 31 Mar 2007 08:13:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend,I am Mr. Robert Jonathan (Jr), an attorney at law, a deceased client of mine, By name Mrs. Elizabeth De Groet, who herein after shall be referred to as my Client, died as the result of Tsunami incident in Indonesia.
I am Contacting you to help assist me in ensuring that the funds lodged by my Client with her Financial and Security Firm is not declared unclaimed Hence my reason for contacting you. This Financial Firm has issued me a Notice to contact the next of kin or the account will be confiscated. My Proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the Next-of-kin hence the original next of kin of my late client also had Died along side with him on that faithful morning, my effort to get him a next of kin has since been proving difficult. No relatives or friends Could be traced for the claim of the said fund, as the beneficiary you Will have all access to make claim of the funds, Then we shall discuss how We can use the fund to help the needy on a based Charity programmed also for investment.
We plan on giving help to earthquake victims in countries like India,Pakistan or any other country afflicted with a natural cause disaster.
All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin Will be issued to you. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us See this transaction through. This will be executed under a legitimate Arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. If this proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology, and ignore this mail. However if you are willing to assist me in this cause I will establish a Verbal telephone communication with you and bring you into a much better Picture of the situation.
Best Regards, Mr. Robert Jonathan(Jr)PLEASE SEND YOUR RESPONSE TO: firstname.lastname@example.org and I shall get back to you as soon as possible you may also write your telephone number and i will call immediately .
P.s: the amount of the said funds is approximately $35.5 million Us Dollar.