Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Estate of my deceased client

From: Christian Brown <>

This email with the subject "Estate of my deceased client" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 27 Dec 2010 01:19:14 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Christian Brown <>, although it may have been spoofed.

TELEPHONE: +229-93003728

Estate of my client 

My Dear,

I am highly esteemed to write you this proposal; I am Christian Brown a
solicitor and personal attorney to the above client of mine, An Engineer
with SONACOP. He died a few years ago and left me the responsibility of
locating and transferring $13.4million he left for his only son. Since then
I have made several inquiries to locate his son only to realize that his
son died of drug abuse 2 years ago.
The bank has issued me with a notice as the attorney to the deceased to
provide the next of kin or the account will be suspended indefinitely
within the next 21 official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in
locating any of the deceased's heirs over the years, I seek your consent to
present you as the next of kin to the deceased.
As the personal attorney to my late client, I have decided to contact you
to assist in transferring the money left behind by my client to your bank
account before they will be confiscated or declared unserviceable by his
bankers. I have all the necessary legal documents that will be used to back
up the claim. All I require from you is your honest co-operation to enable
us see this arrangement through. I guarantee that this arrangement will be
executed under a legitimate banking procedure and the provision of the laws
concerning inheritance fund will be strictly adhered to, this will protect
you from any breach of the law. You can get back to me with your opinion
through this email address ( so that I will
inform you on what next to do.

Yours Sincerely,
Christian Brown