This email with the subject "GET BACK TO ME URGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 04 Oct 2006 13:14:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was barrister Tony Silver <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BARRISTER TONY SILVER CHAMBERS, LEGAL PRACTITIONER AND PUBLIC NOTARY & HIGH COURT REPRESENTATIVE SUITE 202 OMEGA PLAZA, APAPA LAGOS - NIGERIA. ANSWER THROUGH THIS EMAIL; email@example.com DEAR FRIEND, It is obvious that this proposal will come to you as a surprise.This is because we have not met before but I am inspired to sending you this email by the huge fund transfer opportunity that will be of mutual benefit to thetwo of us. However, I am barrister Tony Silver personal Attorney to the late Engr.Steve Moore a national of Isle of Man in UK, who used to work with Shell Petroleum Development Company(SPDC) in Nigeria. On the 11th of November,1997.My client,his wife And their three children were nvolved in a car accident along Sagamu/Lagos Express Road. Unfortunately they all lost their lives in the event of the accident, 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, hence I contacted you. I contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client,I can easily convince the bank with my legal practice that you are the only surviving relation of my client. Otherwise the Estate he left behind will be 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 $27 million U.S dollars(twenty seven million U.S.America dollars).Consequently,The bank issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the next ten official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over several 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 $27million U.S dollars can be paid to your account and then you and me can share the 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 cooperation to enable us see this deal through and forward the following to me 1,Your Full Name 2,House Address 3,Your Contact Number 4,Your Age and Sex I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.Please get in touch with me by my email to enable us discuss further.; Tony_silver112@yahoo.com Yours Faithfully, Barrister Tony silver(Esq.)