This email with the subject "From Mr. William Cole" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 31 Mar 2008 19:34:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr. William Cole" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend,=20 =20 I decided to bestow this trust on you and I belive you will not ignore or b= etray me on completion. I am the Personal attorney to Mr.Bob Williams, a na= tional of United States, who is a businessman in Britain. =20 On the 31st of January 2000, my client and his wife (Mrs.Patty Williams) we= re involved in a plane crash Alaska Airlines Flight 261) which crashed into= the Pacific Ocean. Visit this website for better understanding: http://arc= hives.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01/alaska.airlines.list/ Since then I have made se= veral enquiries to embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives a= nd this has proved unsuccessful. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating= the relatives for over 8 years now, I seek your consent to present you as = the next of kin of the deceased since you are the same national with my lat= e client and from United states, so that the proceeds of his account valued= at USD$30,800,000.00 united states dollars could be transferred into your = account. Thereafter, we will both share it 60/40 percentage. I have all the= necessary legal documents that can be used to backup all the claims we wil= l make. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us make this gre= at benefiting transaction successfully. I guarantee that this will be execu= ted under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of= the law.=20 =20 Please, contact me on this email ( email@example.com) with y= our bank account informations and personal details complete: Full names, Ho= me or Office address, Phone numbers, personal email address, Nationality, A= ge and Present Occupation. =20 1. Your Full Name=20 2. Current Address 3. Direct Phone/Fax Number=20 4 Occupations=20 5. Age.=20 Give me a call at your earliest convenience. =20 Best regards, William Cole esq. (Airkam Chambers) Direct phone number: +447045761203