Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Hello.


This email with the subject "Hello." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 09 Dec 2009 17:16:51 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "WILLIAM BAKER"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

My name is William Baker, I am contacting you in respect of a dormant
account which amounts to One million,Eight Hundred Thousand Pounds
belonging to my late client.

I was given an ultimatum from the Bank to provide a member of his family
and all efforts to locate any has been unsuccessful. This bank has issued
me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the account will be
confiscated. However i came across your contact details while searching
for a relative of my late client to be presented as his next of kin. I
have been able to device a legitimate and legal way of presenting a
foreigner as his next of kin.

I want to present you as a surviving family member to enable you file for
claim to the funds. Once the funds is remitted to you we can share the
amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage. All legal documents to back
up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be provided. All i require
is your honest co-operation to enable us see this transaction through.
Please indicate your interest for more information by responding to my

I await your response.


William Baker