A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR URGENT ATTENTION NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 26 Jan 2010 05:08:14 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Barrister Ray Frank Washington"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
BARRISTER RAY .F. WASHINGTON OFFICE ADDRESS: 23 BROAD STREET VICTORIA ISLAND. LAGOS NIGERIA PHONE NUMBER: +234-8136-048-544 Attention: Beneficiary Greetings to you, with warm heart I offer my friendship, and greetings, and I hope this message meets you in good time. However strange or surprising this contact might seem to you as we have not met personally or had any dealings in the past, I humbly ask that you take due consideration of its importance and the immense benefit it will be to You. After careful consideration, I resolved to contact you assistance in this manner. I duly apologize for your most needed infringing on your privacy, if this contact is not I am acceptable to you, as I make this proposal to you as a person of integrity. I am Barrister Ray Frank Washington; I have a client who bears the Same last name with you and a nationality of your Country who used to work With Chevron Oil Company in Nigeria on the 22nd of May 2005, my Client, his wife and their three children were involved in a car Accident along Lagos Express Road. All occupants of the vehicle Unfortunately lost their lives. Since then I have made several inquiries to your Embassy to locate any of my client's extended relatives, this has also proved 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 me in repatriating the money left behind by my late client before they got confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Finance House where these huge deposits were Lodged. Particularly, the Finance House where the deceased had a consignment valued about Sixteen Million United State dollars ($16,000,000.00) . They have issued me a notice to provide the next-of- kin or have the consignment confiscated within the next ten official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over two year (2) Years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased so that the proceeds of this consignment/funds valued about Sixteen Million United State dollars($16,000,000.00) can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money, 50% to me and 50% for you. I will work out all the necessary legal documents that can be used to back up this claim , all I require is your honest co-operation to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me by my secured and confidential email address immediately you acknowledge the good receipt of this message, do not forget to send me your direct telephone number, so that I can put a call to you for an extensive discussion on this transaction. You are now required to reconfirm to us the followings: (1) Your Full Name: (2) Residential Address: (3) Phone, Fax and Mobile #: (4) Profession, Age and Marital Status: (5) Company/Business Name: (6) International Passport/ID: Anticipating your prompt response. Yours Sincerely, Barrister Ray Frank Washington