This email with the subject "DEAR FRIEND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 21 Aug 2007 17:59:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was STEVE BROWN (MR) <"steve brown2002"@yahoo.co.uk>, although it may have been spoofed.
X-Scamdex-ID: 1204818641.M660105P21232V-S2X X-Scamdex-Score: S, 122 X-Scamdex-Copyright: This Email is Copyright Scamdex.com 2008, Reproduction is Prohibited X-Scamdex-KW: transfer,\%,account,bank,banking,beneficiary,business,career,claim,contact,customer,death,deceased,die,foreign,fund,inc,million,of kin,opportunity,partner,percent,response,risk free,safe,staff,transaction,transfer,trust X-Scamdex-EM: email@example.com X-Scamdex-KW-S: million:13,\%:5,of kin:11,business:7,transaction:11,partner:13,death:7,beneficiary:7,percent:3,die:5,fund:13,risk free:7,trust:7,deceased:9,response:3, transfer:1, X-Scamdex-KW-P: safe:4,bank:31,trust:7,account:9,transaction:11, transfer:1, X-Scamdex-KW-A: bank:13,trust:7,transfer:2,contact:4, X-Scamdex-KW-L: million:17,safe:4,bank:7,trust:7,banking:4,account:5,claim:5, transfer:1, X-Scamdex-KW-E: transaction:21,opportunity:7,career:11,staff:7,foreign:10,customer:7,bank:19,partner:17,inc:19, X-UID: <20070822004837.EC8DA21F717@jugend.greenpeace.de> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 02:48:37 +0200 (CEST) STEVE BROWN(MR) CHIEF AUDITOR Tel: 009(44)701-114-1216 Address: Mill Hill Manningtree Essex CO11 2AZ COUNTRY: UNITED KINGDOM Email add:steve firstname.lastname@example.org Dear friend, I am Mr Steven Brown a member and staff of a financial institution here in London here in the United Kingdom. I am Writing following an opportunity in my office that will be of immense Benefit to both of us. In my department, myself and colleagues discovered an abandoned sum £60million British Pounds Sterling (sixty million British Pounds) in An account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late Robert Thorgrimson an American who unfortunately lost his life in the Plane crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 which crashed on January 31 2000,including his business partners. You shall read more about The crash on visiting this website. http://www.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01/alaska.airlines.list/ Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his Next of kin or relatives to come over and claim his money because the Firm cannot release the funds unless somebody applies for it as next Of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking Guidelines. Unfortunately I learnt that his supposed next of kin being his only Daughter had died in a separate incident leaving nobody with The knowledge of this fund behind for the claim. It is therefore upon This discovery that I and two other officials in this department now Decided to do business with you and release the money to you as the Next of kin or beneficiary of the funds for safety keeping and Subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and we do not Want this money to go back into Government treasury as unclaimed funds. We agreed that 20% of this money will be for you as a foreign partner While the balance will be for me and my colleagues. I will visit your Country for the disbursement according to the percentages indicated Above once this money gets into your account. Please be honest to me As trust is our watchword in this transaction. Note this transaction is confidential and risk free. As soon as you Receive this mail you should contact me in return via mail whether or not You are willing to enter into this deal. In the event you are not Interested, I sincerely ask that you disregard this email and tell no One about your discovery. I am very careful on truncating my banking career should You mention this to someone else. I hope you can be trusted in this Regard. Please note that all necessary arrangement for the smooth release of These funds to you have been finalised. We will discuss much in details When I do receive your response hence providing me with your contact information For a better communication between us.Thank you. Best regards steve Brown