There are only two people in my life who have referred to me as, "Dear." Those two women are very special to me as they're my mother and my late maternal grandmother.
Now, there's a third and his name is Simon.
Do I really need to write more about why you should avoid emails like this?
Feel free to send me your spam, so I can warn others.
From: Simon [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2013 2:58 PM
This email is strictly soliciting for your interest in partnering with me for a huge investment of sixty million dollars in your country. If you are interested kindly respond with an urgent reply to this email. You will be contacted shortly with further details after I have received your response.