This email with the subject "TRUST REQUIRED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 05 Jul 2007 23:46:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr Aphisak Tantiworawong" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MANAGING DIRECTOR KRUNG THAI BANK PLC 35 SUKHUMVIT ROAD, BANGKOK 10110 THAILAND Dear Friend, I am Mr. Aphisak Tantiworawong , Managing Director Krung Thai Bank Plc, Thailand and a Korean by Nationality. I am contacting you with respect to a portfolio amounting to $42,520,000 USD (Thirty Five Million, Five Hundred and Twenty Thousand United States Dollar) deposited by a switzerland Merchant named Mr. Horst Schlegel. On the 4th of August 2003 Mr.Horst Schlegel deposited $42,520,000.00 USD (Forty Two Million, Five Hundred and Twenty Thousand United States Dollar) under our portfolio management department for three years and the deposit matured on the 3rd of August 2006 with over 136% growth which amounted to a total of $58,099,200.00 USD (Fifty Eight Million and Ninety Nine thousand Two United States Dollar).Mr. Horst Schlegel, has since passed away without stating his next of kin because he never got married nor had any childred during his existence and he was an orphan, this funds has since matured and the roll-over on the funds has also expired.This sum of $58,099,200.00 USD (Fifty Eight Million and Ninety Nine Thousand Two United States Dollar) is still in my possession in my Bank lifeless and unnoticed because there will never be a claim on the funds and all material and immaterial documents and certificates relating to the funds are also in my possession. At the expiration of three years, such funds will revert to the ownership of the Government for financing military operations, such as purchasing of arms and ammunitions for the military which is in-line with the Asian Tradition/Law.In order to avert this negative development, I will like to seek for your permission as a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to Mr. Horst Schlegel so that the fruits of this old man's labor will not be use for financing weapons which will further enhance the courses of war in the world in general.The money will be paid into your account for us to share in the ratio of 60% for me and 35% for you and the balance of 5% for will be responsible for the major /trivial expenses incurred in the course of the transaction. There is no risk involved in this project as my position in my bank and with the aid of my personal lawyer all documents will be provided to make you the legal beneficiary and the legality of this project will correspond with local and international laws of inheritance. If you are interested, please reply immediately.Upon your response, I shall then provide you with further information's and modalities that will help you understand the transaction. You should observe utmost confidentiality, and be rest assured that this project would be most profitable for both parties because I shall require your assistance to invest my share in your country. Awaiting your urgent reply. Thanks and regards. Mr. Aphisak Tantiworawong