This email with the subject "FROM BARRISTER THOMAS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 05 Dec 2006 06:59:35 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "NDUKAUBA THOMAS" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF BARRISTER THOMAS PRINCIPAL PARTNER THOMAS &CO B.P: 603 CENTRE DE MATAM, CONAKRY, REPUBLIQUE DE GUINEE. ATTN. I am Barrister Thomas a solicitor at law, personal attorney to Mr.mohamed Koroma, Who was the Gold and Diamond consultant / contractor with the Guinea Gold and Diamond Corporation. Here in after shall be refered to as my client. On the 15th of Dec. 2004, my client, his wife and their only daughter were involved in a car accident along Conkary-Suigiri new Expressway. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives, and since then I have made several enquiries with the embassies here to locate any of my client 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 of his relatives hence I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the fund valued at US$17.5 million left behind by my client. Before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable by the security firm where this huge amount in two trunk boxes, deposited and declear under the coverage of family valuables. And according to the laws of the Federal Republic of Guinea, under Section 2 Sub-Section 5, paragraph IV states that at the expiration of 5(five) years, any unclaimed fund shall be reverted into the escrow account of the Federal Government if nobody puts claims of ownership. Since I have been unsuccessfully in locating the relatives for almost two years now, I will like you as a foreigner to stand in as the next of kin to my late client so that the box will be release and transfer to your home address as his next of kin. Therefore, on receipt of your positive response, we shall then discuss the sharing ratio and modalities for transfers as I have every necessary information and legal documents needed to back you up for claim. All I required is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. You are also advised to observe utmost confidentiality and rest assured that this transaction would be most profitable to both of us as I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Note that this transaction is simple and risk free because I will provide expert legal services that will guarantee the successful execution of the deal. If you are interested, please contact me as soon as possible and I shall provide you with more details and how we shall proceed with the claims. Reply me on my private email: firstname.lastname@example.org Regards Barr.Thomas.