Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This 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" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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

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

Best Regards,
John Okonkwo