A Scam Email with the Subject "REPLY ASAP." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 03 Jun 2009 16:21:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Johnson Edward"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM BARRISTER JOHNSON & ASSOCIATES NO 10,KESINGTON BUILDING,SUIT 12,SURULERE SQUARE Lagos Nigeria. Dear Friend, I am Barrister :Johnson Edward Solicitor.The Personal Attorney to Eng.Thomas,a national of your country who used to work with Agip development company here in Nigeria.On the 6th of April 2007,my client, his wife and their two children were involved in a car accident along Sagamu Express Road.All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost there lives. Since then I have made several inquiries to my late client's embassy to locate any of his blood extended relatives,but this proves unsuccessful,After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his relatives over the Internet, to locate any member of his family but of no avail,hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repartrating the money and property left behind by my client prior to his death before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposits were lodged. Particularly,the Bank where the deceased had an account valued at about $8.5 million dollars has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the next 14 official working days.since i have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2years now,I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since you are from the same country with my late client,so that the proceeds of this account valued at $8.5million dollars can be paid to you,thereafter you and I can share the money. 50% to me and 45% to you,while 5% should be set aside for reimbursement of any expenses that may incure during the process of the transaction or tax as your government may require, I will secure certificate of deposit and other relevant approvals documents Please get in touch with me by my private email: email@example.com to enable us discuss further. Best regards, Barrister Johnson Edward. NB:Pls include to me your private telephone and fax number in your response