A Scam Email with the Subject "From Edmond Welsch (Bequest)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 26 Jan 2009 08:59:00 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Edmond Welsh"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good Day My name is Edmond Welsch, I am the Principle Solicitor in Hegland Group & Chambers “A Private legal Soliciting and Financial Consulting Firm.". Currently my firm is handling our annual standard process Investigation and financial review, in the cause of this exercise; I came across our late client’s file, which placed you as the beneficiary to his Assets as his close relative. This file contains a deposit certificate for his Fixed Investment Deposit with Fidelity Investment International here in UK, in the value of Twenty Five Million British Pounds Sterling’s. I do hereby contact you in consideration of his last wish. He died inter-state and nominated you as the successor in title over his investments with Fidelity Investment. I contact you independently of our investigation with no one being informed of this communication due to the high priority surrounding this bequest. Being the legal executor of this Financial Review and Auditing, I will prepare to place you in a position to instruct the Investment firm to release the deposit to you as the beneficiary of this Inheritance. You shall be nominated as the next of kin and through my office; I will have them release the deposit to you by carrying out the necessary legal procedures to transfer ownership of Inheritance to you. I assure you that this will the deposit and release of these Funds to you will be done within 5 bank working days. I am aware of the need for confidentiality in this letter, owing to the fact that Inheritance information are highly secured to avoid wrong claimant or third party interest. I ask that if you find no interest in this claim that you should discard this mail. Please do not be vindictive and destructive because of the privilege to have this information, as it is pertinent that I protect this Asset and any information surrounding this claim. Once more, if this letter is of no appeal to you, delete this message and avoid leakage to the wrong person. I am the only one who knows of this situation, and good fortune has blessed and planted you into the center of relevance in life. If you find yourself able to make this claim, contact me via email for further details and correspondence towards achieving this claim. I will initiate this process towards a successful transfer of this Inheritance to you via a convenient International Money Transfer medium that would protect you from any breach of law, all legal/probate documentations will be processed to validate/ transfer ownership to you as required in due cause. Please send me your contact details, number and address in your response. I would respectfully request that you keep the contents of this mail private and respect the integrity of the information you come by as a result of this mail. Kind regards, Mr. Edmond Welsch Principle Legal Officer Hegland Group & Chambers Int'l Legal Solicitors/Financial Consultants/Asset Security Phone #: +44 7045-707-680 Fax Number: +44 7006-608-2854