A Scam Email with the Subject "Your Attn MY GOOD Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 Mar 2007 03:35:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "barr_jerryken" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Your Attn MY GOOD Friend, With warm heart I offer my friendship, Calvary greetings to you and I hope this mail meets you in good time. However strange or urprising this contact might seem to you, as we have not meet personally or had any dealings in the past, I humbly ask that you take due consideration of its importance and immense benefit. It is my pleasure to write and inform you, that you were chosen to act as next of Kin to LATE ROBERT EBNER, but be rest assured that your contact particulars was given to me after a due search, for a reliable and capable foreigner that will handle confidentially a transfer of huge sum of money from a London bank to a foreign bank account,let me use this opportunity to give you the details of this business, LATE ROBERT EBNER was an oil merchant/contractor with the British Oil Control and resides here in London not until his untimely death some years ago in ghastly plane crash.(LATE ROBERT EBNER) who perishedin the plane crash of OCTOBER 31, 1999 (with Egyptian airline 990)with other passengers aboard as you can confirm it yourself at this He had a deposit of (US$32,000,000.00) THIRTY TWO MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS, with a London bank Name (withhold) before his death on OCTOBER 31,1999. I am his attorney at the bank, and till now nobody has serviced this account or shown up for his money since after his death till date.Although, efforts have been made by me and the bank anagements to get in touch with his next of kin or any of his relations, but all to noavail (He had no children or any relative to stand as the net of kin).It is on this note that the Bank management, who are fully aware of the incident and asked me as his attorney to provide them with his next of kin,to this effect now I want to negotiate with a trust worthy foreigner who is willing to assist, and act as the next of kin to the LATE ROBERT EBNER,this sum of money is now kept in the DECEASED ACCOUNT with the bank, please understand that this money US$32,000,000.00)when transferred into your account will be used for a joint venture establishment, as may be agreed by both parties involved. This transaction is 100% risk free, for we have concluded every arrangement to safeguard you in this transaction with all the legal documents.Therefore, if you wish to assist me, hasten up and send the following information's to enable us effectively process the necessary documents for smooth transfer into your account, as to be nominated by you as the next of kin to LATE ROBERT EBNER and you are urgently required to send to me your full name to be used in changing the existing next of kin at the bank. Your Bank name and address, where the money will be transfer to, Your private telephone and fax number for fast and safer communication. I know we have never met or entered into any kind of transaction with you before as to know the extent of your trust and honesty. But based on the recommendation and the urgency of this, I personally want to believe that you will not sit on the money if it finally gets to your account.It is on this note I consider it proper to write and ask for your consent, and permission to support the transfer into your account. Please Await your urgent response. Yours Sincerely, Barr Jerry Ken KenEmbankments, Oxford Bello way London SE1 7SR, United Kingdom