Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: I need your urgent response.

From: Ben Willims <>

This email with the subject "I need your urgent response." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 02 Mar 2007 10:51:59 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Ben Willims <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Eamil :
                URGENT & CONFIDENTIAL
I am Barrister Ben Williams  an Attorney at law, and the Personal lawyer to ENG.R.C.  ,a foreigner ,he owns CROME ENGINEERING COMPANY TOGO S.A., here in Republic of Togo, Hereinafter shall be referred to as my client.
On the 21st of April 2004,my client, his wife and their two children were involved in a car accident along Kara-Sokode expressway while arriving from a Holiday to Lome.All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives.
Since then, I have made several inquiries to their embassy to locate any of their extended relatives and this has also proved unsuccessful. I am contacting you to assist in repatriating the fund valued at US$18.5m, (Eighteen point five million US Dollars) , left behind by my client before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Security Finance Firm where this huge amount were deposited.
The said Security Finance Company has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have his account confiscated within the next twenty one official working days.
Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2 years now, I seek your consent to present as the next of kin to the deceased since you have the same last names,so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you.
Therefore, I will not fail to inform you that this transaction is 100% risk free. On smooth conclusion of this transaction, you will be entitled to 30% of the total sum as gratification, while 5% will be set aside to take care of expenses that may arise during the time of transfer and also telephone bills, while 65% will be for me. All I require from you is your honest co-operation to enable us see this transaction through.
I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.
Upon your acceptance to this proposal, reply through this email address:
 ( ) , for the confidentiality of this transaction.
I expect your urgent response indicating your full interest in this great business transaction to our both mutual trust. Your telephone and fax number will be need for our easy communication.
Barr. Ben Williams (Attorney-at Law)

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