Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: David

From: mr david <>

This email with the subject "David" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 14 Feb 2008 02:56:25 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was mr david <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Good Day,

I will first introduce myself as Mr. Brinsford, a staff in the Accounts Management Section of a well-known bank, here in London.

One of our accounts, with holding balance of 15,000,000 (Fifteen Million Pounds Sterling) has been dormant and last operated four years ago. From my investigations and confirmation, the owner of the said account, a foreigner by name Paul Wood died on the 7th of January 2004 in a car accident that occurred in Birmingham here in UK.

Since then, nobody has done anything as regards the claiming of this money, as he has no family member that has any knowledge as to the existence of either the account or the funds; and also Information from the National Immigration also states that he was single on entry into the UK.

I have confidently discussed this issue with some of the bank officials and we have agreed to find a reliable foreign partner to deal with. We therefore propose to do business with you, standing in as the next of kin of these funds from the deceased and funds released to you after due processes have been followed.

This transaction is totally free of risk and troubles as the fund is legitimate and does not originate from drug, money laundry, terrorism or any other illegal act.

On your interest, let me hear from you.

Warm Regards,

David Brinsford.


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