Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: with due respect

From: Barrister Benkuti Patrick <>

This email with the subject "with due respect" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Jun 2007 07:46:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Barrister Benkuti Patrick <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Benkuti Patrick Chambers
12 Maryland Avenue
Victoria island,Lagos-Nigeria.
Tele/Fax:- +234-8038-785-687
Contact Person :-Barrister Benkuti Patrick
Private Email:-
Hello friend,
There is absolutely going to be a great doubt and distrust in your heart in respect to this email, 
coupled with the fact that so many miscreants and mischief-makers who have taken possession of the 
Internet to facilitate  their nefarious deeds, thereby making it extremely difficult for genuine 
and real business class persons to get attention, recognition and assistance.However,am Benkluti 
Patrick, I am the Personal Attorney to ENGR.JUDE.R.Glory,a national of your country,On the 21st of 
April 2003, my client was involved in a car accident.Unfortunately he lost his life.
Since then I have made several enquiries to their embassy to locate any of my clients extended 
relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful.
After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his relatives over the Internet, to 
locate any member of  his family but of no avail, hence I contacted you to assist in repatriating 
the money that belong to my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the 
bank where this huge deposits were lodged.
The bank where the deceased had an account valued at about $12.6million dollars has issued me with 
a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the next twenty one 
official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives, I now seek your 
consent to present you as the next of kin Of the deceased since you have the same last name so that 
the Proceeds of this account valued at $12.6million dollars can be paid to you subsequently to be 
shared among us If you agree,we can discuss your percentage.
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 transaction through. I guarantee that 
this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of law.
Best regards,
Benkuti Patrick