A Scam Email with the Subject "UTMOST RESPONSE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 05 Sep 2007 11:57:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
Crockford Lane Basingstoke
Hants RG24 8WB. London UK.
I am Barrister Peter Brown from London . I am the Personal Attorney to Late "ALBERT GOINS' who used to work with a manufacturing company here in LONDON. On the 26th of December 2004, My client died with his family while on Vacation at Phuket Island in Thailand in December 2004.Asia Earth Quake Disaster (TSUNAMI DISASTER)
http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2004/tsunami.disaster/, I received a phone call as his Personal Attorney which broke the tragic news of my clients death in the Tsunami disaster. Since then I have made several enquiries to locate any of his extended relatives. This has proved unsuccessful.
I contacted you to assist me. I seek your consent and assistance in
Repatriating money left behind by my late client before it gets
confiscated or declared Unserviceable by my bank directors where the deposit is lodged. The Deposit is valued US$26,500, 000.00 (Twenty six million , five hundred thousand united states dollars only) and it is lodged with Bank here in London.
The bank has issued me an ultimatum to present a next-of-kin of the
deceased to inherit the Funds or have the account declared serviceable .
The board of directors of my bank adopted a resolution and i was
mandated to provide his next of kin for the payment of this money Within 28 working days or forfeit the money to the bank as an abandoned Property.
The directors of the bank had planned to invoke the abandoned Property decree of 1996 to confiscate the funds after the expiration of the period given to me as the personal accountant.
I hereby seek your consent to present you to my bank as
next-of-kin of the deceased, so That the proceeds of this account
valued us$26,500,000.00 can be Transferred to you as inheritance, and thereafter you and i will share The money; 50% to me and 45% to you, while 5% will be for any expenses We Made on this transaction.
I have necessary legal documents that will be used to support the claim of the inheritance from the bank as the Next Of Kin of my late client.
All i require is your honest co-operation to enable us see the
transaction through. I guarantee that the transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.
To commence the process of claiming the funds, i will require
the Following information from you,
1. Your full names.
2. Your telephone and Fax Numbers.
3. Your contact address.
4. Your date of birth.
5. Your occupation.
6. Your account number
As soon as i receive this information i will file-in a formal application to my bank for the inheritance in your name as next-of-kin of the deceased that will enable the managements to process the transaction with you as Beneficiary and remit the
funds in your name as (inheritor).
I await your kind response,Good Day and God bless you.
Barrister Peter Brown.(Esq)