This email with the subject "NOTICE OF CLAIM FROM ATTORNEY charles obegolu" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 09 Jan 2008 13:34:18 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "barrcharles obegolu" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTORNEY charles obegolu Plot 12 Satellite Town Lagos-Nigeria Hello , I am Barrister charles E. N.obegolu (Esq) , I am the Personal Attorney to Mr.Henry Lane ,a foreigner, who use to work with Jangle Cement Company here in Nigeria, on the 2nd of Dec. 2002, my client and his wife ,got involved in a car accident, all occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost there lives. Since then I have made several enquiries 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, hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repartrating the fund left behind by my late client because the bank have asked me as his lawyer to produce his next of kin. Particularly, Bank have given me a notice to provide the next of kin to claim the contract valued at about US$11 Million Dollars or have the amount confisicated ,since I have been unsuccesfull in locating the relatives for over years, now I seek your conscent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since your a foreigner and have the same surname so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$11 Million can be paid to you. All I require is your honest coperation to enable us see this dealt through .I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law of your country and my country too as a professional legal attorney in the field. Finally,kindly maintain confidentiality between me and you on this transaction. Note: Some of the lawyers in my office have been plaining to divert this particular amount of money US$11M but they failed because I never authorized anybody to do that,as the principal attorney of this estate I hereby urge your assistance to get this fund transfer into your account legitimately which I am assuring. In some of my lawyers may contact you in different ways concerning this claim,but don't respond to me by forwarding me the mesage they send you so that I can get them sacked. Upon your consideration of this transaction,you are hereby asked to send the following information that I will use to prepare and application on your behalf as you Legal Counsel representing this claim legall: 1. Your Full names 2. Your complete Postal Address. 3. Your Telephone number 4. Your fax number 5. Your Occupation. 6. Sex. 7. Marital Status. I await your urgent response. ALL RESPONSE SHALL BE SEND TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS AS IN BRACKET (firstname.lastname@example.org ) Best regards, Attorney charles obegolu