A Scam Email with the Subject "business Partnership" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 17 Feb 2007 01:29:34 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Nicholas James" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MR. NICHOLAS JAMES HSBC Bank Plc. 8 Canada Square London E14 5HQ United Kingdom Email:email@example.com Dear friend, I am seeking your mutual aid to present you to my bank as the close relative to Mr. Rudi Fassnacht a Bundesliga football trainer from Germany who died in a plane crash on July 25th 2000 with his wife and children who all perished in the air France Concorde New York bound flight. Please type the below link on your browser for verification. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm Prior to his death he was a Bundesliga football trainer and has a bank balance with my bank to the amount of (£30 million pounds sterling GBP) which will be paid to you as his beneficiary. For your information I am the account manager of HSBC bank plc. London, United Kingdom. The board of directors of HSBC bank plc. Mandated me to look for any known relative of Mr. Rudi Fassnacht, since after his death all my efforts, traces has not been successful. It came to my understanding that there is no relative. Based on that, I am writing you, to ask for your mutual aid to front you as the supposed next of kin/business partner to the late Mr. Rudi Fassnacht to enable us claim this money because it will amount to injustice if we do not take this decisive step to secure this deposit and invest it into a valuable business, because if nobody comes forward to claim the found it will be forfeited to the federal government based on that I have contacted you to assist me in making this transaction a reality. I only have to approve your application as the next of kin and the fund (£30 million) will be paid to you as the beneficiary. We are to share this fund between ourselves, you will retain 30% of the total funds 60% for me and 10% will be donated to charity organization and tsunami victims in united state of America if you are really interested in this offer you should contact me through my private email address: firstname.lastname@example.org I will need your name in full, address, fax and phone number to enable me commence on securing all legal document that will proof you as the next of kin/business partner to our deceased customer Mr. Rudi Fassnacht. Please note that this transaction is 100% risk free. I will instigate instantaneously in securing all officially authorized documents in your favor on your acceptance to fully cooperate with me. I await your imperative response to enable us jumpstart this project and nature it to reality. Yours truly, Mr. Nicholas James