Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Your Kind Attention needed

From: "Thomas Smyth" <>

This email with the subject "Your Kind Attention needed" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 03 Aug 2007 13:03:05 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Thomas Smyth" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


It gives me a great deal of pleasure to write you this mail
and even when it might come to you as a surprise, I hope you
find it of interest.

Let me first introduce myself.  
I am Thomas Smyth, I was the personal attorney to Eng. Reynaldo Jr.
 Mabini Lorenzana, a national of New zealand who used to work with an oil
 servicing company here in United Kingdom after which was referred to as
 my client.
Eng. Reynaldo Lorenzana 38 years of age made a fixed deposit of fund
 Valued at USD$18,500,000 (Eighteen Million, Five Hundred Thousand United
 States Dollars Only) with a Security Company/Finance Firm here in U.K
 and unfortunately lost his life in an Egyptian charter plane Boeing 737
 which crashed into the Red Sea early on January 3, 2004 shortly after
 taking off from the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, killing all the 135
 passengers and 13 crew members aboard, (View: He
 left no clear beneficiary as Next of Kin except some vital documents
 related to the deposit still in my possession.
Recently, the governing body of the Security Company/Finance Firm
 Contacted me on this matter, requesting that I should notify the next of kin
 of my late client to claim the funds and I am yet to provide the Next
 of Kin to make claims to the Fund. I know that my client had no living
 next of kin but I went ahead and made several inquiries to his embassy
 to locate any of my late clients extended relatives but this has proved
Under a clear and legitimate agreement with you, I seek your consent to
 present you as the next of kin so that my late client's fund will not
 be confiscated by the Security Company. You and I can invest the money,
 you will be entitled to 45% of the total fund/investment for your role
 as the relative and next of kin of my late client, while 55% is for me.

Be informed that there is no risk involved as all necessary legal
 Document which will be used to back you up as the legal beneficiary and next
 of kin of my late client will be procured. All I require is your
 sincerity, honesty, co-operation and utmost good faith 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 the law. Kindly, get in touch
 with me on my 
e-mail to discuss further. You may also send your telephone number so
 that I can call you, or better still, you call me . Do not forget that a
 transaction of this magnitude require utmost confidentiality and
I look forward to your urgent response.

Tel: +447005806240

Fax: +447005806287