A Scam Email with the Subject "JOHN OKONKWO & ASSOCIATE (NOTARY PUBLIC)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 29 Dec 2007 07:25:57 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "BARRISTER JOHN OKONKWO" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
JOHN OKONKWO & ASSOCIATE (NOTARY PUBLIC) Legal Practitioners & Corporate Nominees 44 Allen Road, Ikeja Lagos Attn: friend, There is absolutely going to be a great doubt and distrust in your heart in respect to this email, coupled with the fact that so many miscreants and mischief-makers who have taken possession of the Internet to facilitate their nefarious deeds, thereby making it extremely difficult for genuine and real business class persons to get attention, recognition and assistance. However With great pleasure I am writing this proposal on behalf of my associates. I got your information through my personal search on the internet, hence I decided to seek your cooperation, due to the sensitivity of this transaction and my commitment as an attorney. I am Barrister John Okonkwor personal Attorney to Williams Barnes, a foreigner, Geologist by profession and he died since 1999, in an EgyptAir Flight 990, on the 31st October along with other passengers on board. Before his death, he has a huge sum of (US$11 million) which no other person know about. Unfortunately, the finance company, gave me an ultimatum of ten working days to provide the next of Kin or have this fund confiscated, Consequently the Finance company mandated me to look out for any of his extended family relatives to stand in as the next of kin/beneficiary of this fund deposit.This is why I have contacted you to render assistance in repatriating the money and properties left behind by my client, before they will be confiscated or declared unserviceable by this Finance company. As his personal Attorney, I am in possession of all legal documents, which shows the entire transaction between him and the Finance company in relation to this fund deposit. My constraint is to be able to source a foreign partiner who is honest and trustworthy individual, that will act as trustee and willing to assist me in this transaction, your share as compensation will be (40%) while (5%) for tax and other miscellaneous expenses. This transaction is 100% risk free provided you treat it with utmost secrecy and confidentiality.I guarantee you that the entire transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law, as all documents that will be required by the Finance company will be provided. Kindly contact me indicating your willingness in assisting me. Note: All reply should be sent to this email address as in braket (email@example.com) Best Regards, John Okonkwo ATTORNEY -AT- LAW.