A Scam Email with the Subject "Be my partner in this transaction." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 12 Apr 2007 02:44:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr. Giles Bright." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I apologise if this mail message does not suit your personal or business ethics.I write with sincerity to seek your cooperation and assistance to enable me take an opportunity to make a life time proper investments in the economy of your country. My name is Dr. Giles Bright, and I am a U.K based attorney.I had a client who was a German immigrant & property magnate but now deceased.He died with his wife and their two children in year 2000 in a New York bound Air France concord plane crash.For more information regarding the crash please visit : http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm I have been in charge of managing his properties here in the U.K for a long time.There are some of his properties put out for sale before his death which I monitored and for which payment has since been made.The proceeds the sale was deposited into his local account here.As his recognised attorney,his bank has issued me a notice to provide his next-of-kin within a short time. The problem is that I have not been able to locate his relatives and which means I have NOT been able to provide his next-of-kin.The deadline is almost elapsing.I want you to collaborate with me & assist in repatriating all the money left behind by my client before it gets confiscated or the account declared unserviceable by his bank therefore I am by this mail now SEEKING YOUR CONSENT to present you as the next-of-kin of the deceased so that the OUTSTANDING BALANCE SUM of this account presently valued at US$ 15.5 Million dollars can be paid to you.Thereafter we shall meet and the funds shall be shared between us. We can both agree on a mutually acceptable percentage to be shared between us.But I hereby propose we share the funds 60/40 percent ratio (60%-to me and 40% to you ). I can provide all necessary information that can be used to back up the process of this financial claim we are to make.All I require is your honest co- operation to enable us see this deal through.I guarantee that it will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law in wherever you want the funds transfered to.Trust me, as the attorney to the deceaced I assure that this is a risk-free business.A swift acknowledgement of the receipt of this email would be appreciated by providing the following information to enable me present you as the next of kin. (a)your full name: (b)your contact address: (c)your telephone and fax number: (d)Your Occupation: (e)Your Age: (f)Marital Status: (g)Nationality: Regards, Dr. Giles Bright.