Scam Emails and a bit of baiting


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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: "Davidson Williams" <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:50:23 -0400

Dear Friend,

I sincerely ask for forgiveness, for I know this may seem like a complete
intrusion to your privacy but right now this is my option of
communication. I am aware that this is certainly an unconventional
approach to starting a business relationship, but I believe knowing each
other starts from a step of which I believe I am not making a mistake
exposing this very important business deal to you? it's my urgent need for
a foreign partner that has caused me to contact you. I apologized if you
find this intrusive, but there is an opportunity for both of us to work
together and make clean money that is left over for nobody to claim.

When I was searching for a partner, I got your contact address from the
world trade journal and after going through your profile, I find out that
you are a trusted person and you have the capability to receive such
amount of money, so I decided to transact this business with you believing
that you will not betray the trust that I want to bestow in you.

Firstly, let me start by identifying myself. My name is David Stuanton. I
am the regional manager of Bank of Scotland. I am writing to solicit your
assistance in the transfer of Ten million seven hundred fifty thousand
POUNDS (10,750.000.00). This fund is the excess of what my branch of
which I am the manager made as profit during the last three years. I have
already submitted an approved End of the Year report to my Head Office
here in LONDON and they will never know of this Excess as I will destroy
all the documents relating to this money leaving no trace of it. You can
also come down to London to discuss with me formally if you so wish.

I have since then, placed this amount of (10,750.000.00) On a SUSPENSE
ACCOUNT without a beneficiary. The funds is floating and if I don't remit
this money out urgently it will be forfeited for nothing and government of
United Kingdom will confiscate the funds for their personal use which I
personally dont want such incident to happen being that this is a great
opportunity for me and you to claim the money. I must solicit your
strictest confidence in this transaction. This is by virtue of its nature
as being utterly confidential. I am sure and have confidence of your
ability and reliability to prosecute a transaction of this great
magnitude. I solicit your assistance to enable our bank transfer the said
amount into your safe account for onward investment in your country.

As an officer of the bank, I cannot be directly connected to this money
thus I am impelled to request for your assistance to receive this money
into your bank account. I intend to give 40% of this fund to you while
60% shall be for me. I do need to stress that there are practically no
risk involved in this. It is going to be a bank-to-bank transfer to your
nominated bank account anywhere of your choice. All I need from you is to
stand as the beneficiary of this fund by sending your account details for
the immediate transfer of the fund to the account.

If you accept this offer, I will appreciate your timely response so that
we can proceed with the transfer immediately.

E-mail: [email protected]

Davidson Williams

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