This email with the subject "Get Back to my office Asap" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 03 Jul 2008 17:44:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr. James Baker <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From the Desk of
Barr Mr James Baker
1115 siyil rd, lome.
I am Barrister Mr. James Baker, an Attorney at law, and the Personal
lawyer to Mr. Mark Davidson, a foreigner who used to work with Shell
International, in the Republic of Togo, Hereinafter shall be referred
to as my client.
On the 21st of April 2003,my client, his wife and their two children
were involved in a car accident along Kara-Suleja expressway while
arriving from a Holiday to Lome. All occupants of the vehicle
unfortunately lost their lives.
Since then, I have made several inquiries to their embassy to locate
any of their extended relatives and this has also proved abortive.
I am contacting you to assist in repatriating the fund valued at
US$11,(Eleven million united States Dollars) left behind by my client
before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Security
Finance Firm where this huge amount were deposited.
The said Security Finance Company has issued me a notice to provide the
next of kin or have his account confiscated within the next twenty one
official working days.
Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2
years now, I seek your consent to present as the next of kin to the
deceased, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you.
Therefore, I will not fail to inform you that this transaction is 100%
risk free. On smooth conclusion of this transaction, you will be
entitled to 30% of the total sum as gratification, while 5% will be set
aside to take care of expenses that may arise during the time of
transfer and also telephone bills, while 65% will be for me.
All I require from you is your honest co-operation to enable us see
this transaction through. I guarantee that this will be executed under
legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the
Upon your acceptance to this proposal, reply through this alternative
email address for the confidentiality of this transaction, I expect
your urgent response indicating your full interest in this great
business transaction to our both mutual trust. Your telephone and fax
number will be needed for our easy communication.
Barrister Mr James Baker. (Attorney-at-Law)