[funsec] [Spam-R] Pure 419
ghicks at cadence.com
Fri Jul 25 19:46:50 CDT 2008
> From: "Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah" <rmslade at shaw.ca>
> To: funsec at linuxbox.org, spam at linuxbox.org
> Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 16:50:05 -0800
> Subject: [Spam-R] Pure 419
> It's good to know that the 419 scammers are concerned that we not get
This one is reputedly from India not Nigeria... (sify.com is reportedly
in Chennai,Tamil Nadu, India...)
> Return-Path: <tmwalford at myway.com>
> Received: from 18.104.22.168
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> by webmail.mol.go.th with HTTP;
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> Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 12:51:51 +0700 (ICT)
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> From: "Thomas Walford" <tmwalford at myway.com>
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> I am Thomas Walford, staff of SG International Private Bank. I am
> contacting you concerning a deceased customer and an investment he
> placed under our banks management three years ago.
> I am contacting you independently of our investigation and no one is
> informed of this communication. I would like to intimate you with
> facts that I believe would be of interest to you. In the year 2004,
> subject matter; came to our bank to engage in business discussions
> our private banking division. He informed us that he had a financial
> portfolio of Six Million United States Dollars, which he wished to
> turn over (invest) on his behalf.
> In mid 2005, he asked that the money be liquidated because he needed
> make an urgent investment requiring cash payments in Helsinki-
> directed that I liquidate the funds and deposit it with a security
> informed him that my Bank would have to make special arrangements to
> this done and in order not to circumvent due process.
> Cash movement across boarders has become especially strict since the
> incidents of 9/11. I contacted my affiliate and made the funds
> to the security firm. I undertook all the processes and made sure I
> followed his precise instructions to the letter and had the funds
> deposited with the security firm.
> The Security Firm is a specialist private firm that accepts deposits
> high net worth individuals and blue chip corporations that handle
> products or undertake transactions that need immediate access to cash.
> This small and highly private organization is familiar especially to
> highly placed and well-connected organizations. In line with
> the money was deposited with the security firm.
> The deceased told me he wanted the money there in anticipation of his
> arrival from Norway later that week. This was the last communication
> had, this transpired around 25th of November 2005. In June last year,
> we got a call from the security firm informing us about the inactivity
> that particular portfolio. I made futile efforts to locate the
> I immediately passed the task of locating him to the internal
> investigations department of SG International Private Bank. Four days
> later, information started to trickle in, apparently our client was
> A person who suited his description was declared dead of a heart
> Canne, in Southern part of France. We were soon enough to identify the
> body and cause of death was confirmed. In his bio-data form, he
> next of kin. In the field of private banking, opening an account with
> means no one will know of its existence, accounts are rarely held
> name; depositors use numbers and codes to make the accounts anonymous.
> This investigation has for the past months been unfruitful; we've used
> private investigation affiliate companies to get to the root of the
> problem. It is this investigation that resulted in my being furnished
> your details as a possible relative of the deceased.
> What I wish to relate to you will smack of unethical practice but I
> you to understand something. It is only an outsider to the banking
> who finds the internal politics of the banking world aberrational. The
> world of private banking especially is fraught with huge rewards for
> that occupy certain offices and oversee certain portfolios. You should
> have begun by now to put together the general direction of what I
> There is Six Million United States dollars deposited in a security
> alone have the deposit details and they will release the deposit to no
> unless I instruct them to do so.
> I alone know of the existence of this deposit for as far as my Bank is
> My proposal: I now seek your permission to present you as a next of
> the deceased, as all documentations will be carefully worked to make
> the beneficiary to the funds $6,00 000 00 (Six Million United states
> Dollar); I am prepared to place you in a position to instruct The
> Firm to release the deposit to you as the closest surviving relation.
> Upon receipt of the deposit, I am prepared to share the proceeds
> would have gone ahead to ask that the funds be released to me, but
> would have drawn a straight line to me and my involvement in claiming
> deposit. We can fine-tune this based on our interactions am aware of
> consequences of this proposal. I ask that if you find no interest in
> project that you should discard this mail. I ask that you do not be
> vindictive and destructive. If my offer is of no appeal to you, delete
> this message and forget I ever contacted you.
> I wish to inform you that should you contact me via official channels;
> will deny knowing you and about this project. I repeat, I do not want
> contacting me through my official phone lines nor do I want you
> me through my official email account. Contact me only through the
> I will provide for you and also through this email address. I do not
> any direct link between you and myself. My official lines are not
> lines as they are periodically monitored to assess our level of
> care in line with our Total Quality Management Policy.
> Please observe this instruction religiously. Do not betray my
> Kindly send your response to my private email: tmwalford at sify.com
> I await your response.
> Thomas Walford
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