Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Hello Friend,

From: James Duke <>

This email with the subject "Hello Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 28 Jan 2008 06:53:25 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was James Duke <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Hello Friend,
First I wish to introduce myself properly to you.My name is Mr. James Duke, an Accountant with a reputable BANK here my country Abidjan â Ivory cost. I am the personal financial adviser to Engr. Pokal, a foreigner, who used to work with an oil servicing company here in Ivory Coast. My client, his wife and their two children were involved in the ill-fated plane crash of the Kenya Airways Flight which took place at the coasts of Abidjan in which all passengers on board died. Since then I have made several inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives but has been unsuccessful. After several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his last name over the Internet to see if I could locate any member of his family hence I contacted you.
Of particular interest is this huge deposit with our Bank here in where the deceased has an account valued at about ($4 million USD). They have issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or the bank will declare the account unserviceable and thereby send the funds to the government treasury. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over these years now. I will seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since you are a Foreigner with the same last name so that the proceeds of this account valued at ($4 million) can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money.
I Guarantee you risk free of this transaction and good reward to you if you assist diligently. Further more, kindly furnish me with your details as my confidentiality in handle this transaction with you patently. As soon as I receive your details, I will write an application to the Correspondence Financial Institute for immediate processing of payment into your account as a member of the family. Have a nice day as i entrust this business into your hands. Let me hear from you urgently.
Mr. James Duke.

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