A Scam Email with the Subject "Please respond urgently" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 20 Nov 2006 14:21:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was =?US-ASCII?B?IlZpY2VudCBNb2si?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
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Barr. Vincent Mokessy
Brian Walker Associates
16 Birdsview House
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Please respond to: Barrvinco@yahoo.com
I am Barr. Vincent Mokessy, an attorney of law to a deceased Immigrant property Magnate, who was based in the United Kingdom (U.K), also referred to as my client. On the 25th of July 2000, my client, his wife, and their two Children died in the Air France concord plane crash bound for New York. They were on their way to a world cruise. Please refer to this internet link for your perusal:
Prior to that accident and since then, I have been managing Mr. Schoeler's properties here in the U.K. Some of these properties, at the time of the accident, were already put on sale. I, as his attorney, monitored the sale of the properties, and the depositing of the proceeds into Mr. Schoeler's main U.K bank account. I have contacted you initially to assist me in repatriating the money, and possibly ownership of some of the property left behind by my client, this is to prevent ownership of both reverting to the state. By U.K law, ownership of funds in current bank accounts unattended for over six years are liable to revert to her majesty's government treasury. However, the legal procedure to activate this takes months, and there currently is a substantial backlog of these matters with the U.K government. This is what has afforded us the opportunity in time to intervene at this point.
The bank has recently issued me a notice to provide details of any of Mr. Schoeler's next of kin within a short period of time, this thereby triggers off the procedure of reverting ownership of the funds to her majesty's government. My Late client's main U.K bank account is valued at fifteen million, five hundred thousand U.S dollars ($15.5m). Since I have been unsuccessful in locating any relatives of my late client in the last six years; and with the bank indicating that they now wish to shortly start the procedure of reversion of ownership of the funds to the state, I now seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. And then you in turn can send me my share of the money. The ratio for the sharing of the funds will be fifty per cent (50%) to me, forty per cent (40%) to you, and ten per cent (10%) for miscellaneous expenses that might arise. I have all the necessary information that will be used to back up any claim we may make.
All I require is your honest co-operation and confidentiality to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Trust me, as Mr. Schoeler’s attorney; this is a risk-free transaction. Please send me your full names, address, and your telephone and fax numbers as these will be required, and also to enable us discuss this matter further.
I very much look forward to a swift response from you.
Barr. Vincent Mokessy
N.B. Please contact me through my email address: Barrvinco@yahoo.com
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