Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Attention: Trustee . Urgent Please

From: Solicitor Jonathan Cobbold <>

This email with the subject "Attention: Trustee . Urgent Please" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 24 Oct 2007 10:44:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Solicitor Jonathan Cobbold <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attention: Trustee . Urgent Please
Jonathan Cobbold Solicitors
115A Chancery Lane London
DX 424 London/Chancery Lane,

Goodday Trustee,

This is a personal email directed to you and I request that it be treated as such. I am Jonathan Cobbold, a solicitor at law. I am the personal attorney/sole executor to the late Mr Leon  Albert , hereinafter referred to as 'my client' who worked as an independent oil magnate in my country and who died in a car crash with his immediate family on the 4th of oct,2002. Since the death of my client in oct,2002, I have written several letters to the embassy with an intent to locate any of his extended relatives whom shall be claimants/beneficiaries of his abandoned personal estate and all such efforts have been to no avail.
Moreso,I have received official letters in the last few weeks suggesting a likely proceeding for confiscation of his abandoned personal assets in line with existing laws by the bank in which my client deposited the sum of 20.8 million USD On this note i decided to search for a credible person and finding that you are a person I can trust, I decided to contact you, that I may,with your consent, present you to the "trustee" bank as my late client's surviving family member so as to enable you put up a claim to the bank in that capacity as a next of kin of my client.
I propose that 65% of the net sum will accrue to you at the conclusion of this deal in so far as I do not incur further expenses. Therefore, to facilitate the immediate transfer of this fund, you need, first to contact me via signifying your interest and as soon as I obtain your confidence,I will immediately appraise you with the complete details as well as fax you the documents, with which you are to proceed and i shall direct on how to put up an application to the bank. HOWEVER, you will have to assent to an express agreement which I will forward to you in order to bind us in this transaction. Upon the reciept of your reply,I will send you by fax or E-mail the next step to take.I will not fail to bring to your notice that this proposal is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any fears as the required arrangements have been made for the completion of this transfer.
Like I have implied, I require only a solemn confidentiality on this.

Best regards,
Solicitor Jonathan Cobbold.

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