Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: zebr abiu <>

This email with the subject "PERSONAL LETTER" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 16 Jul 2005 05:07:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was zebr abiu <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Horwitz
I am Barrister George zebrabiu a solicitor at law, personal attorney to Engr.P.B. Horwitz, a national Of your country,who used to work with Shell Development Company in cotonou--Republic of benin. Here in after shall be referred to as my client. On the 21st of April 2002, my client,his wife and their only daughter were involved in a car accident along kpalime express Road. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost there lives. Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy here to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful.
After these several unsuccessful attempts,I decided to track his last name over the Internet, to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you.I have contacted you to assist in repartrating the fund valued at US$20.5 million left behind by my client before it gets confisicated or declared unserviceable by the Continental Bank of Benin where this huge amount were deposited. The said Continental Bank of Benin has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have his account confisicated within the next twenty one officiAal working days.
Since I have been unsuccesfull in locating the relatives for over 2years now, I seek the consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased since you have the same last names, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you.Therefore, on receipt of your positive response, we shall then discuss the sharing ratio and modalities for transfer.I have all necessary information and legal documents needed to back you up for claim. All I require from you is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.
Best regards.
TELE 00229053235

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