I got an email and frankly, I know a scam when I read one. I’m posting the contents of the email so that nobody with half a brain gets suckered.
“DR. HENRY GAGNON, JR” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
show details 6:31 am (45 minutes ago)
FROM THE PRIVATE DESK OF
DR. HENRY GAGNON
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND LONDON ,
FACSIMILE: +44 207 060 0961
It is my pleasure contacting you now, as I have longed
to get in touch with a responsible and prominent one
like you who i shall carry out this life changing and
promising transaction of mine with.
I am Mr. Henry Gagnon, Jr, a citizen of Ari chat, Nova
Scotia Canada. The son of the manager of Royal Bank’s
branch in Barcelona, Spain (1928-1939). Mr Henry L.
Gagnon, a career Royal banker. (LATE)
I am writing in respect of a German British Citizen
customer of my bank Mr. Andreas Schranner who died
together with his wife and children in a Plane crash
on Monday 31st July 2000 GMT 14:22 UK while they were
flying to New York
on vacation.The German citizen Mr.
Andreas Schranner, 64, his wife Maria, 62, their
daughter Andrea Eich, 38, her husband Christian, 57,
and their children Katharina, eight, and Maximilian,
10, all perished in the jet.
for more information.
The late Mr. Andreas Schranner left in our bank (
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND) the sum of twenty five million
five hundred thousand pounds (A £25.5 million pounds)
of which nobody have not and will never come for the
claiming of this money because he died with his entire
I am the only person that is aware of this money since
Mr. Andreas Schranner did not give to my bank any next
of kin to inherit his money.
Now, I want to use my position in the bank to transfer
this money to your country for investment. If you can
provide me with an account where I can transfer this
million five hundred thousand pounds) A
£25.5 million pounds. I will give you 40% of this
Entire fund while the remaining 60% shall be for me.
If you wish to co-operate with me, please reply as
soon as possible, and please reply via email:
And upon the receipt of your correspondence i shall
forward to you the account information of our late
customer, Mr. Andreas Schranner, for you to contact
the transferring department of the bank to have the
fund released to you as the next of kin and business
To show you are seriousness repatriating this fund
into your account.
Best of regards
Mr. Henry Gagnon, Jr