This email with the subject "Thanks for the Letter - Happy New Year." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 29 Dec 2006 00:08:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Antonio Fernando." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Mr. Antonio Fernando.
Telephone: + 44 779 647 1193
SUBJECT:TO ACT AS MRS GLORIA'S HEIR
I am seeking your cooperation to present you to my company (WOODLAND.F.S.LTD, UK) as the family trustee to Mrs. Gloria. F.A., (the wife a great Diamond dealer- who death in 1995) she died in the 1999 Paddington train crash in London. Mrs. Gloria operates a fixed Investment Rolling Account (IRA) with my institution; WOODLANDS.F.S.LTD valued at Five Million British pounds (£5,000,000.00).
My intention for contacting you is to transfer the sum in the aforementioned account to a safe account overseas using your name as her heir/heirless. I am hereby proposing that you partner with me by providing an account or set up a zero balance account that will serve the purpose of receiving this fund from the WOODLAND.F.S.LTD as the family trustee funds. This money would be approved to you legally with all the necessary documentary approvals are secured in your name.
1. Have contacted you in good faith, without the knowledge of WOODLAND.F.S.LTD
2. Will provide you with the necessary document required to make the claim.
3 Also direct you on how to apply for the claim – in accordance to the inheritance claim policy of WOODLAND.F.S.LTD., and that of the United Kingdom.
4. For your assistance in this venture, I am ready to share the current account value with you on a 50% -50% bases.
5. If I/we do not remit this money urgently, it will automatically be forfeited and subsequently converted over time to company's funds which will eventually be shared amongst the company owners [directors and share holders] who are looking out for this kind of opportunities. Similar transactions have been happening in the past and now that I am well placed in the company, it is hard for me to continue to allow it to happen without making a move to claim it.
If interested and capable in handling the transaction, please call me for us to discussion in detail or send an email to (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) confirming your name, contact telephone and fax numbers to enable me forward you detail on the information and modalities of my proposition.
I look forward to your prompt response.
Mr. Antonio Fernando. (Investment Officer)
Telephone: + 44 779 647 1193
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