Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: FAVOUR

From: Eric Johnson <>

This email with the subject "FAVOUR" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 28 Jul 2007 17:41:14 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Eric Johnson <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Mr.Eric Johnson
Valiant Privat Bank AG
Postfach 3001 Bern, Switzerland.
Co-operate   Tel  : +41-445804948
Co-operate   Tel  : +41-445804948
Confidential Tel  : +871-764107753
I am contacting you on a business transfer of a huge sum of money from
a deceased account. Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude
Will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that
All will be well at the end of the day. We decided to contact you due
To the urgency of this transaction.
We discovered an abandoned sum of (Seven million five hundred thousand
United States dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign
Customer who died along with his entire family.Since his death, none of
His next-of-kin or relations has come forward To lay claims for this
Money as the heir.
We cannot release the fund from His account unless someone applies for
claim as the next-of-kin to the Deceased as indicated in our banking
guidelines. Upon this discovery, We Now seek your permission To have
you stand as a next of kin to the Deceased as all documentations
Will be carefully worked out by us for the funds
(Seven million five hundred thousand united states dollars)
To be released in your favor as the beneficiary's next of kin. It may
Interest you to know that we have secured from the probate an order of
Mandamus to locate any of the deceased beneficiaries.
Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of
Our mutual business endeavor by furnishing me with the
1. Beneficiary name and address.
2. Direct Telephone and fax numbers.
These requirements will enable us file letter of claim to the
appropriate Departments for necessary approvals in your favor before
the transfer
can Be made. We shall be compensating you with a million dollars on
final Conclusion of this project, while the rest shall be for us. Your share Stays While the rest 
shall be for us for investment purposes.
If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not take undue
Advantage of the trust we have bestowed in you, I await your call.
NB:If you are willing to assist me,including the informationís
I Requested, call me immediately on my Confidential Tel: +871-764107753
And Reply to my alternative
I wait your call and respond
Co-operate   Tel  : +41-445804948
Confidential Tel  : +871-764107753
Mr.Eric Johnson