Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Frederic Chu <>

This email with the subject "INTRODUCTION LETTER:: SHANGHAI COMMERCIAL BANK" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Aug 2008 15:45:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Frederic Chu <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Mr. Frederic Chu

I am Mr. Frederic Chu, do permit me to have introduced myself briefly, I Am Head of Private Banking, SHANGHAI COMMERCIAL BANK. I know it may seem Improper to introduce myself this way and more importantly via mail but I have just considered it faster and safe means of communication. Do not be amazed by this mail. I am contacting you based on Trust and confidentiality that will be attached to this transaction. The Management and the Legal department of our BANK in a recent meeting, Recommended that the account of Mr. Alexander H. Chiang, who was one of my branch depositors, should be Declared dormant, confiscated and the depositor's fund sent to the Bank Treasury. He died in world trade Center as a victim of the September 11,2001.Incident that befall the united state of America, the bank has made series of efforts to Contact any of the relatives to claim this money but without success.

Mr. Alexander H. Chiang is an account holder in my branch; he owns a Secret dollar account with the sum of Thirty Nine Million, Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only. Since his death, no next of kin of the Dollar account holder nor any relative of his has shown up for the claim, this is because he has the account as a secret account thus He left all the documents for the deposit with me. This is where I am Interested and where I want you to come in. I want you to come in as the Next of kin of the deceased, I will give you the relevant documents And contacts to file the claim application and then effect the Approvals for the transfer of the money, I will be the one to provide the Vital documents for the claims of the money and then advise you exactly on how we should handle it, my solicitor will handle all the legal Process and perfect the process of the transfer of the money to you.

Please include your telephone/fax number/ Home Address when replying this mail and I will give you more information as soon as you indicate your willingness to assist in this transaction. We will use our positions to get all internal documentations to back up the claims. Do not be bothered that you are not related in any way to Him, as I am in position to affix your name as the next of kin. The whole Procedures will last only 7 working days to get the fund Retrieved successfully without trace even in future. After the transfer of the money we shall share the money Sixty/Forty. That is I will have Sixty percent while you will have Forty percent.


Yours Truly,
Mr. Frederic Chu