This email with the subject "Dear Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Aug 2008 20:32:38 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Karl Newe"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, First of all I want you to Know that this is not a scam mail.Because based on what is going on all over the internet world, people find it very difficult to believe things like this.If you can garantee me from your side your trust and honesty I will be able to work with you.I will appreciate if you can come down your self and see things for your self before we proceed and this will make things clearer for you. To Prove my sincerity, you are not sending any money to me. I will cover the expenses down here before the consignment will leave for your country. I am Karl U. Newe, a barrister at law. I am the personal attorney/sole executor to the WILL of a late client who worked as an independent oil Business magnate in my country and who died in a car crash with his immediate family on the 5th of Nov 2004. Since the death of my client in Nov, 2004,I have written several letters to the embassy with an intent to locate any of his extended relatives who are beneficiaries of his abandoned Funds and all such efforts have been to no avail. After the transaction has been accomplished 40% will be for the person involved, 10% for Charity work and the remaining 50% for me. Please if you feel interested, I crave your indulgence to please contact me through this my email address. As I have said earlier, I want you know that this is the present situation now and do not take this as a scam mail, all I need is your help and support so that we can both carry out this project. I have decided to contact you so that we can talk and see how we can both put heads together and achieve good result. On this note, I wish to present you to the finance company, as the surviving relative to the deceased so that we can put in claims for payment with your name as the sole beneficiary of the Will. I will apprecaite if you can send me the following, 1.Your Full Names 2.Your current Mobile telephone and fax numbers 3.Your age 4.Occupation 5.Your Current address This will enable me file necessary documents at our High Court Probate Division for the release of sum of money in your favour. I intend to invest my shares in your country under your management in any viable business venture. I will send you more details as soon as I hear from you. Yours faithfully Karl Newe