A Scam Email with the Subject "DEAR SIR/MADAM(URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 06 Mar 2007 10:22:35 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "peter crown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Peter and Associates, Solicitors & Advocates. Plot 234,Suite 23, Da-Silva Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos - Nigeria. Dear Sir/Madam,My name is barrister Peter Crown a legal practitioner and the personal attorney to one of the passengers(Mr.John) of the Belleview Boeing 737 plane crash in which 117 persons died on 22nd of October 2005,my client died along side with his entire family.I have made several enquiries to his embassy here to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful.After these several unsuccessful attempts,I decided totrack his last name over the Internet,to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you.I have contacted you to act as the next of kin to my late client,regarding the inheritance claims of US$16.5million left behind by my client before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank were the funds was deposited.The board of directors of his bank adopted a resolution and I was mandated to provide his next-of-kin for the payment of this money or forfeit the money to the federal government treasury account as an abandoned property.
For the fact that I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over a years now,I seek the consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased,since you have the same last name with my client,so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you.I have all necessary information and legal documents needed to back your claims as the beneficiary of the fund.
All I require from you is your honest and total cooperation to enable us see this transaction through.I guarantee you that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law,which makes it 100% risk and hitch free.In furtherance of this transaction, kindly furnish me with your following confidential details:
1) YOUR FULL NAME 2) YOUR FULL CONTACT ADDRESS 3) YOUR TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER 4) YOUR AGE/OCCUPATION/MARITAL STATUS 5) YOUR PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL E-MAIL ADDRESS PLEASE SEE THE WEBSITE BELOW FOR CONFIRMATION: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4370572.stm http://nm.onlinenigeria.com/templates/?a=5826&z=17As you can see time is of great essence as the bank has given me deadline.We shall both share the funds this way;50% for me while 40% will go for your contribution.10% should be for expenses cured during the process of transfer.Contact me as soon as possible so that I will intimate you with the details.But if you are not interested,indicate by sending an email so that I can look for someone who will be interested.You are to contact me on my private email email@example.com I AWAIT YOUR IMMEDIATE REPLY TO ENABLE US START THIS TRANSACTION IN EARNEST.
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