Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: FW: INHERITANCE FUNDS CLAIM...! (KMM74611092V90410L0KM)

From: Joy Marshall <>

This email with the subject "FW: INHERITANCE FUNDS CLAIM...! (KMM74611092V90410L0KM)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 18 Jul 2008 14:47:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Joy Marshall <>, although it may have been spoofed.

> Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 07:16:53 -0700
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> Subject: Re: FW: INHERITANCE FUNDS CLAIM...! (KMM74611092V90410L0KM)
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> From: kyoung1ng@gmail.comSubject: INHERITANCE FUNDS CLAIM...!Date: Thu,
> 17 Jul 2008 17:12:01 +0100
> Good day,
> Before I start, I must first apologize for this unsolicited mail to you.
> However, I am Barrister Kelk Young, a solicitor at law. I am the
> personal attorney to late Mr. Morris Thompson. a national of your
> country, who until his death was a contractor with Chevron Oil
> Exploration Company in Nigeria. Here in after shall be referred to as my
> client.
> In Continental Trust Bank, there is an unclaimed sum of US$12M United
> States Dollars (Twelve Million United States Dollars) in a deposit
> account that belongs to my Late client Mr. Morris Thompson an American
> who unfortunately lost his life in the air crash of Alaska Airlines
> Flight 261 which crashed on January 31st 2000, including his wife and
> only daughter *may there soul rest in the bossom of God*. You shall read
> more about the incident on visiting this Link below if you so wish.
> Since the authorities of the bank where the funds was deposited got the
> information about my client's untimely death i.e {Morris Thompson} as
> the name implies, They have been expecting his or her next of kin or
> extended relatives to come over and lay claims on his large deposited
> sum of money because they cannot release the money to any person or
> organization unless somebody applies for the claim as the next-of-kin or
> extended relation to the deceased as indicated in the constitution of
> the governing council of the land.
> Unfortunately, his direct supposedly next of kin being his only daughter
> died along with him in the air crash leaving nobody with the knowledge
> of these funds he left behind unclaimed. I decided to contact you to
> assist in repatriating the money in a foreign account of yours for our
> mutual benefits. Hence i have concluded plans to secure the legal
> documentation in your name for the claim of the money as the next-of-kin
> of my late client. My main aim and objective is to secure the money in
> your custody for subsequent disbursement and good investments
> opportunity, since nobody is coming forward to make claims
> on the money and it wouldn't be fare if this money goes back into
> Government treasury as unclaimed bills.
> The law and constitution here stipulates that such money remained after
> five or six years unclaimed will be confiscated into the government
> treasury as unclaimed bills. I have resolved and agreed within myself
> that 40% of this money will be for you as my foreign partner who
> provides the necessary logistics for the deal to be effected, while 40%
> will be for me and the remaining 20% will go to a charity organization
> of our choice. I have also resolved to destroy any paperwork regarding
> to this deal as soon as the takes transfer place into your account. More
> so, I shall visit your country if you so wish or alternatively, any
> suitable country that would be conducive for the disbursement of the
> money according to our agreed terms as indicated above, once this money
> gets into your bank account.
> Note: this deal should be confidential for our safety and above all risk
> and security free. Upon the receipt this mail, you read and understand
> it contents and ready to strike the deal with me, you should contact me
> via e-mail and if you are not interested to work with me, never mind
> responding to the letter. Also note: that all necessary arrangements for
> the release of this money into your nominated bank account has been
> perfected. I shall discuss much in details when your positive response
> is acknowledged. Furthermore, in your response include your telephone
> number for easy and official conversation.
> Regards.
> _________________________________________________________________
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