A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM; BARR GEORGE KONE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 18 Aug 2009 01:43:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "George Kone" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn,Sir/Madam, I am Barrister George Kone personal Attorney to Ronald Lake, On the 31st of January 2000, my client and his wife were involved in a Plane Crash (Alaska Airlines Flight 261) all passengers unfortunately lost their lives, since then I have made several enquiries to locate any of my client's extended relatives but this proved unsuccessful.Since it is not compulsory that the Next-of-Kin must be a blood
relation to the deceased, hence I contacted you, be informed that a Next-of-Kin can be anybody, friends orrganization etc.Presently, the Bank were the deceased (my client) had a Deposit valued
at Seven Million Three Hundred and Fourty Seven Thousand United States Dollars (US$7, 347, 000) issued me a notice to provide the Next-of-Kin to my client to receive its benefit or have the account confiscated. So I have contacted you to assist me in epatriating this benefit left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Bank.To this effect, I now seek your consent to present you to the Bank as
the Next-of-Kin of the deceased (my Client) so that the proceeds of this Benefit valued at (US$7, 347,000) can be paid to you and then you and I can share it; 50% to me, 40% to you, while 10% should be given to any Orphanage Home.I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement
that will protect you from any breach of the law. With the below details immediately you acknowledge the good receipt of this messageFull Name
Full Address Tel Number Fax Number Mobile Number Private Email Bank account information Occupation Country of Origin Marital Status Age SexYour prompt response is highly imperative.
Yours sincerely, Bar. George Kone Esq