A Scam Email with the Subject "HELLO" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 03 Sep 2007 09:48:06 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Andrew Allen <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, This is a personal email directed to you and I request that it be treated as such. I must solicit your confidentiality and assure you that I am contacting you in good faith and this proposal will be of mutual benefit. I am Barr Andrew Allen ,a solicitor at law. I am the personal attorney/sole executor to the late Mr Andreas Schranner hereinafter referred to as my client who was a businessman and property mogul in my country and died in the air France Concorde new York bound flight on the 25th July 2006. I was attending a business luncheon in Berlin, Germany and I got introduced to the renowned German businessman and property mogul, Mr. Andreas Schranner (of the blessed memory).He engaged my services as attorney and investment consultant and my primary assignment was to spearhead his investment forays in the United Kingdom.Three months later I invited him to London and under my professional guidance and based on my advice he made a fixed deposit of 9.8million at a financial institution[Nine Million Eight Hundred Thousand Pounds] .This deposit was for 2years and upon maturity I made effort to contact my client, I could not reach him or any member of his family. I was forced to travel to Germany and there I got the tragic news that on July 25 2006, my client Mr. Andreas strainer, his wife Maria, their daughter Erich and husband Christian and their two children perished in the air France Concorde new York bound flight; Please Click here and find out what happened to the family http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm I have made efforts to locate any member of his family since then with strong biological links to my late client without success.The board of directors of the company just adopted a resolution and I was mandated to provide his next of kin for the payment of this money within the next 15 official working days or forfeit the money as an abandoned funds. The company had planned to invoke the abandoned property decree of the company to confiscate the funds after the expiration of the period given me. Also I have received official letters in the last two days suggesting a likely proceeding for confiscation of his abandoned personal assets in line with existing laws of the institution. Well I have reasoned very professionally and I can use a legal means to present a next of kin of my deceased client. this is legally possible and would be done in accordance with the laws of the land. On this note I decided to search for a credible person and was urged to contact you, that I may, with your consent, present you to the "trustee" as my late client's family member so as to enable you put up a claim to the Finance Firm in that capacity as a next of kin of my client.I have all vital documents that would confer you the legal right to make this claim and would make them available to you so that the proceeds of this bank account valued at £9.8million can be paid to you before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable to the bank where this huge amount is lodged. Like I said, I require only a solemn confidentiality on this. Please get in touch with me by my alternative E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for better confidentiality and send to me your telephone and fax numbers to enable us discuss further on this transaction.If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you,Thanks for your understanding. Yours Sincerely, Barrister Andrew Allen Andrewallen & Associates 222 Strand, London, WC2R 1BA Phone:+447045743702