Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "andrew thomas" <>

This email with the subject "WAITING FOR YOUR REPLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 07 Dec 2006 21:25:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "andrew thomas" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend.
First, I'm soliciting your utmost confidenciality in this Transaction.
I am Mr Andrew thomas the Head/Investment Wealth Manager Standard Chartered Bank plc Main Office-1 Aldermanbury Square, London EC2V 7SB, Aldermanbury Square, London.
One of our customers who bears the same name with you,a National of your country who used to work with Exxon Mobil here in london. an experienced,independent, oil and gas company with a proven track record of oilfield exploration died On the 12th of November 2001 on his way to see his wifes parent. His wife a Caribbean from Dominican Republic
and their two daughters were involved in a Plane crash American Airlines Flight 587 that left JFK airport on its way to the capital, Santa Domingo, when it crashed in a New York suburb killing 265 people on board.
Since then We have made several inquiries to your embassy here to locate any of his extended relatives, which has been unsuccessful since 2001. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track over the Internet, to locate any member of
his family or relative hence I contacted you.I'm taking this advantage in order to better my life and that of my family. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the fund valued at 10,320,000.00 (Ten million three hundred and twenty thousand pound sterling ) Left behind by our customer before it get Confiscated by the Government or declared unserviceable by our bank where he had a credit balance of 10,320,000.00 (Ten million three hundred
and twenty thousand Great British pounds sterling ). According to the British law of Inheritance Act, at the expiration of 5 years with three months running Grace (5/3 years], the money will revert to the ownership of the British Government if nobody applies to claim the fund and the five years is this month with the three months which will elapse by January
For the fact that I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives since then I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. I have secured from the probate an order of mandamus
to locate any of the deceased beneficiaries, and more so I am assuring you that the business is risk free involvement.
Therefore, on receipt of your positive response, i shall then discuss the percentage that is coming to me after the money is been credited in your chosen account and the modalities for transfer.We will work together in procuring the necessary legal documents that may be needed to actualize this proposal since I will contract the services of our bank accredited
lawyer who will legally represent you here. All I require from you is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee you that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.
If this proposal is acceptable by you, kindly get back to me .I want you to also furnish me with your private telephone/fax or preferably your mobile numbers contact address, occupation,Age,and everyother information that will enhance a free and fair transaction.which will enable me to apply for the release and subsequent transfer of the fund in your favour.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation.
Yours Faithfully,
Mr Andrew Thomas.

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