The message below is a standard advance fee “419” scam, inviting you to assist in the transfer of secret funds, if only you’ll provide an advance fee to grease the transaction. But hey, you’ll be a millionaire soon, so what’s a few thousand, right? Note how the “from” and “reply-to” addresses differ — that’s a common feature of scam messages.
from: Morgan Freeman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
date: Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 11:46 AM
Please, understand my reason for contacting you today through this medium; I am Barrister Morgan Freeman, of Morgan Chambers & Associate United Kingdom and also Attorney at law to Mr. Thaksin Shinawatra, Former Thailand Prime Minister, who went on exile for allege assassination and accusation levy against him. He gave me the mandate to contact you for partnership deal in other to move part of his funds he deposited with a security firm in Europe which can not be disclosed for now due to the nature of this transaction…, under your custody as a business partner due to the warrant arrest levy against him. See the web link for more details:
Despite the nature of things going on the internet, and due to the internet abuse many see such opportunity as illegal which is not true to this project. Also note that this transaction is not going to be done with you if you are not a good business partner.
For further details about this transaction, send response to my details email@example.com or call: Tel: +44 704 571 1918
Thanks for your co-operation on this matter!
Barrister Morgan Freeman
Morgan Chambers & Ass.
Suite 304 Queens Drive
London, M3R J1H
Tel: +44 704 571 1918