Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Good Day,

From: "Mr. Vincent Cheng" <>

This email with the subject "Good Day," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 10 Aug 2008 01:37:28 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Mr. Vincent Cheng" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Good Day

I am Mr. Vincent Cheng Hoi Chuen, GBS, JP Chairman of the Hong Kong and
Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.

Our Client, Gen Zaiki Taha Abdel, a businessman and also who was with the
Iraqi forces, made a fixed deposit, of Twenty Four million Five Hundred
Thousand United State Dollars only in my branch, a number of notices was
sent to him, before the war which began in 2003 and also after the war
but, no response came from him. We later found out that the General along
with his wife and only daughter had been killed during the war in a bomb
blast that hit their home.

After more inquiry it was also discovered that the late Gen. did not
declare any next of kin in his official papers including the paper work of
his bank deposit. What bothers me most is according to the laws of my
country at the expiration of 6 years the funds will be revert to the
ownership of the Hong Kong Government if nobody comes for the funds,
Against this scenery, I have all the information needed to claim these
funds and I want you to act as the beneficiary of the deposit, there is no
risk involved in this matter, as we are going to adopt a legitimate method
and the attorney will prepare all the necessary documents.

All I require is your honest co-operation and I guarantee that this will
be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any
breach of the law. Please accept my apologies, keep my confidence and
disregard this email if you do not appreciate this proposition I have
offered you.

All confirmable documents to back up the claims will be made available to
you prior to your acceptance and as soon as I receive your return mail Via
my email address ( and I will let you know what
is required of you.

Your earliest response to this letter will be appreciated.

Best Regards,
Mr. Vincent Cheng

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