Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Information

From: "Barr. Mathew Cahen"<>

This email with the subject "Information" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:40:57 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Barr. Mathew Cahen"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Cahen,Avocats Associйs
Zone Industriel, Quartier des Elites
Cotonou Benin republic
Tel: 00229-93474308
This is a personal email directed to you and I request that it should be treated as such.I am 
Barrister.Mathew Cahen of Cahen, Avocats Associйs,Zone Industriel, Quartier des 
Elites,COTONOU,REPUBLIC OF BENIN,a Lawyer and Solicitor at Law.I am the Personal Attorney/Sole 
Executor to my Late Client who worked as an Independent Oil Merchant in my country COTONOU,REPUBLIC 
OF BENIN before he died in a car crash with his immediate family on the 5th of Nov, 2005.
I carried out this search on you and I am contacting you because you bear a similar last name with 
that of my Late Client and the further reasons are as follows:Since the death of my client in Nov, 
2005, I have tried my best to locate any of his extended relatives whom shall be 
Claimants/Beneficiaries of his abandoned personal estate and all such efforts have been to no avail.
However,going by the recent publications by the Management of the Bank in which my Client deposited 
the sum of Ј21.2M(Twenty One million Two Hundred Thousand British Pounds),I fear a likely 
confiscation proceedings in the coming months,hence my contacting you.
I seek your consent therefore, to present you to the Management of this bank as my Client's Next of 
Kin since you bear a similar last name with him so that you can help repatriates the money to a 
foreign account.I promise a fair share of 50%-50% at the end of the transfer.If you are very 
interested, get back to me as soon as possible with your full details,so that i will give you 
further information on the next step.I want to assure you that I have all the requirements to 
execute this claim.
Like I said, I require only a solemn confidentiality on this. Please let me have your opinion as 
soon as possible and send to me your personal information as follows for the execution of this 
transaction through my private email address:

Waiting for your urgent response.
Best Regards,
Barrister.Mathew Cahen,Esq.