This email with the subject "From Barrister Tony Brown,Esq" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 12 Jan 2010 18:15:23 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Tony Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
|From Barrister Tony Brown,Esq|
URGENT INHERITANCE CLAIM STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL.
I am quite convinced of the fact that this will come to you as a surprise, however I am writing you based on the privilege information I gathered about you on internet during my intellectual search, for urgent and confidential transaction which we will both benefit from, though, I know that a transaction of this, will make you magnitude, worried and apprehensive.
I am Barrister Tony Brown, a solicitor at law, personal attorney to Mr. Morgan, a nationality Of your country, who worked with Texaco oil Company in Republic of Ghana, Here in after shall be referred as my client on the year 2007, my client and his wife and their 2 daughters unfortunately lost their lives in a Gas Explosion, from their House building, and since then I have made several inquiry to your embassy here to locate any of my client extended relatives, this has also been proved unsuccessful to my effort to locate my late client relative.
After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track his last name to locate any of his relatives hence I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the fund valued at US$10MILLION left behind by my client before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable by Security Company in Accra-Ghana my rescinding nationality country by birth, where this huge amount was deposited in a Trunk Box, under the coverage of family valuables, The said Security Company has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have this box confiscated within the next twenty one official working days as they don't know the content of the Trunk Box.
Since I have been unsuccessfully in locating the relatives of my late client, I seek your attention to present you as the next of kin deceased of my late client, so that the proceedings of this box can be transfer to you, Therefore, on receipt of your positive response, we shall then discuss the sharing ratio and modalities for transfers as I have every necessary information and legal documents needed to back you up for claim.
You are related with my late client or not, all i need is your urgent respond so that we can both achieve this aim together undue the advantage of the trust I have bestowed on you before contacting you.
Your last bearing name related to my late is the most important and legal information we need mostly to present to the Security Company, apart from the legal documents of my late client with me.
All I require from you is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction come through, I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law, I don't want third party with us, this should be secret between me and you, if we are fast, we will not spend less than 7 working official days.
I await your urgent response through or you call me on my private cell number, +233274544098, you forward me your legal info below.
Your Full Name.
Your Current Contact Address.
Your Private Cell/Telephone Number.
Your Fax Number..
Your Date Of Birth.
Waiting to hear from you.
Thanks and God bless
Barrister. Tony Brown, Esq