A Scam Email with the Subject "Inheritance Claim" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 05 Sep 2007 04:45:04 -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.
Hello, I am Barrister john william Esq), the Personal Attorney to a Foreign Contractor, who worked with a Multinational Oil Firm in Nigeria. On the 11th of September 2001, my client, a American National, late Engineer Alex Skerry, an oil Merchant / Contractor with the Federal Government of Nigeria, until his death Three years ago in a ghastly terrorist attack to American Airlines Flight 11, from Boston, Assachusetts,to Los Angeles,Ã California, crashedinto the North Tower of the World Trade Centre with 86 people on board. All occupants of the aero plane unfortunately lost their lives. Since then I have made several inquiries to Several Embassies to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his relatives over the Internet, to locate any member of his family but of no avail. Then I have to contact you to assist me in repatriating the money left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Bank where this huge deposits were lodged. Particularly, the Bank where the deceased had an account valued at about US$65.5 Million has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin, relatives so that the fund left will be transferred or have the account confiscated. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the the relatives for over 5 years now I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$65.5Million can be paid to you and then you and I can share this money. 55% to me and 40% to you, while 5% should be for expenses or tax as your Government may require. All I require is your honest and co-operation to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. I will want you to send to me on your return email the following information for the transfer in your favor 1, your full Name 2, your contact Address 3, your private phone, mobile and fax numbers for easy communicating for each other. I await your kind response, please if you are interested and capable in handling this deal with me, due reply only on my alternative email address for security reasons Email, email@example.com) and note that the nurture of this deal needs a very top secrecy. Best Regards, john william (Esq)