Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "CAN YOU BE NEXT OF KIN" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Dec 2006 07:44:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was BARR DAVIDSON WELSH <>, although it may have been spoofed.

I am Barrister DAVIDSON WELSH,(Solicitor at law) and Personal Attorney to Late Engr.Thomas 
Henderson,A National of your country, who used to work with Shell Development Company as the Chief 
On the 2nd of may 2004, My Client with his wife And their two children were involved in a fatal car 
accident along Lagos Epe Express Road in Nigeria. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost 
their lives, Since then I have made several enquiries to their embassy to locate any of my client's 
extended relatives, this effort has been 
After several attempts, I decided to trace his relatives over the Internet, to locate any member of 
his family but to no avail hence my mail to you is to assist in repatriating the money that belongs 
to my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank
where this huge deposit was lodged.
My Particular interest is in Bank  where My client had an account valued at 15.5 Million United 
States Dollars.The Bank has issued me a notice to provide the next-of-kin or have the account 
confiscated within the next thirty official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in 
locating the relatives for over two years, I am seeking your consent to present you as the next of 
kin to my client, so that the proceeds of this account,valued $15.5M can be paid into your account.
You should not worry about the different names between you and my client.I will present you as a 
relative For your assistance, you shall becompensated with 30% of the fund while 5% should be for 
expenses or tax as your government may require. I will appreciate that you forward the 
following information so that we can proceed immediately with the processing of the transfer to the 
account you shall provide.
Your fullname and address/telephone and fax numbers, you can open a new Account All I require is 
your honest cooperation to enable us have this transaction accomplished. It is worthy to note that 
due to the nature 
of this transaction absolute confidentiality is required during the course of this transaction and 
when the fund has been remitted into your nominated  account.However,I demand absolute sincerity.
Best regards,