Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Edu Peterside Esq"<>

This email with the subject "SWIFT RESPONCE NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 04:42:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Edu Peterside Esq"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Barrister Edu Peterside Esq
211 Bello Musa Crescent,
Victoria Island,Lagos-Nigeria.
Dear  Sir/Madam,
I am Barrister Edu Peterside, I am  personal Attorney to late Mr. M. Kogan,a national of your country, who is a contractor with Shell Development Company here in Nigeria. Herein after shall he be referred to as my client. Mr. M. Kogan,died along with his wife in an Egypt Air Flight 990 plane crash on a festive visit from Los Angeles,please view this web site( stories/1999/11/01/iran/ main49778.shtml),
since then I have made several inquiries to locate any of my clients
After several unsuccessful attempts,I decided to track any person who can assist me to get this fund out from the security company, I have contacted  you to assist in repatriating the money left behind by my client before it get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Security Company where these huge deposits were lodged. Particularly, the Security Company, where the deceased had an amount valued US45.5 Million US Dollars concealed in a security box deposited with them as family "TREASURE" for safety The security has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the consignment sized within a short period of time.
Since I have been unsuccessfully in locating the relatives for over ten years now I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased so that the proceeds of this amount of {US45.5 Million US Dollars) can be paid to you and then you and me can share the money,70% to me and 30% to you. I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make, all I require is your honest co-operation to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.
Before we proceed in this great deal, I want you to forward to me ASAP the following information below as to establish a mutual understanding;
1)Your Residential/Office Address..................
2)Your Telephone/Fax Number........................
3)Your profession..................................
4)Your Age/Marital status..........................
Please get in touch with me by my email ( to enable us discuss further.
Faithfully Yours,
Barrister Edu Peterside Esq.