This email with the subject "Proposal From Barrister Ishemeal Idris (Please Urgent Respond)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 06 Mar 2007 09:16:53 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr, Ishemeal Idris <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: I am Barrister Ishemeal Idris, a solicitor at law. I am the personal attorney to Mr. James Zech , a national of your country, who used to work with Shell Development Company in Nigeria. Here in after shall be referred to as my client.On the 21st of April 2005, my client, his wife and their only son were involved in a car accident along sagbama express road. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost there lives.Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track his last name over the Internet, to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repartrating the assets and Capital valued at US$15.5million left behind by my client before they get confisicated or declared unserviceable by the Security Finance Firm where this huge deposits were lodged. The said Security Finance Company has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confisicated within the next fourteen official working days. Since I have been unsuccesfull in locating the relatives for over 2 years now, I seek the consent to present you 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, on receipt of your positive response, we shall then discuss the sharing ratio and modalities for transfer. I have all necessary formation and legal documents needed to back you up for claim.All I require from you is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through.I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. My alternative email address is I waiting to hear from you soon. Best regards, Barrister