Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Hi


This email with the subject "Hi" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 06 Sep 2008 08:14:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

TEL: +447045777912
                                 ATTENTION NEXT OF KIN

I am Barrister Jason Smith, a British citizen resident here in London. I am the principle attorney to a late client of mine,who herein after shall be refered to as my client, A citizen of your country. Who live here in London, he spent all his life here in London but died of cardiac arrest after hearing of the death of
his wife and only daughter in an Air Crash on the 31 July 2000 on one of their
visitation trip outside London. I
personally contacted you because you bear the same last name with him. I got
I am contacting you to assist in repatriating his money and property left behind
before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Bank where this
huge deposit was lodged. The said fund is deposited with a bank
in Europe. Particularly, the Deceased had an Amount at about ( 2. 5million Pounds). Since after notification of the death of the deceased, the bank has issued me a
notice to provide the Relations/ next of kin or have the Funds confiscated
within the next 21 Days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the
relatives all this while till now, that is why I am seeking your consent to
propose you as the next of kin of the deceased since you bear the same last
name, and as a foreigner and have the proceeds of this Amount valued at
2.5million Pounds paid to you as the bonafide approved Next of Kin.
My proposition to you is to seek your consent in presenting you as the Next-
of-kin and beneficiary of my named client, since you have the same last name
with my deceased client, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to
you.Then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage, of
which, 50% will be for me, 30% for you, 10% for any reputable charity home
because this fund belongs to a deceased man and 10% set aside for any expenses
we might incure in the course of this transaction.

All legal documents to back up your claim, as my client's next-of-kin will be
provided. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this
transaction through. This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that
will protect you from any breach of the law.
If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology but
if not, then contact me at once to indicate your interest, By giving me your
telephone number so that i too can contact you.All Correspondence should be
through my private email address (
Please for your total admirable acceptance in assisting me, reconfirm as below
to enable me commence in your name.

(1) Your full name and official mailing address.....
(2) Your direct telephone and fax number.........
(3) Your residence home address...........
(4) Your company name (if any).........
(5) Occupation:.................................

Finally log on to the website site for more acknowledgement.
Monday, 31 July, 2000, 13:22 GMT 14:22 UK

Looking forward to a cordial business relationship with you

Best regards
Barrister. Jason Smith.

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