Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Very Urgent

From: "Phillips Pence" <>

This email with the subject "Very Urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 22 Sep 2006 06:06:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Phillips Pence" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,

I am Barrister Phillips Pence Solicitor; I am the Personal Attorney to Engr. Tahir Mcgraw national of your country,who used to work with Chevron Development Company in Nigeria.
On the 21th of April 2002, Engr.Tahir Mcgraw, his wife and their children were involved in a car accident along Lagos/Shagamu express road.
Unfortunately they all lost their lives in the event of the accident, since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of his 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 got your contact from a Web directory I got from your embassy.

I contacted you to assist in repatriating the money In addition,
property left behind by my client before they get 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 US$13.5million dollars.
Consequently, the bank issued me a notice to provide the Next Of Kin or have the account confiscated within the next twenty official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 4 years now I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since you are from the same country, so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$13.5 million dollars can be paid to you and then you and me can share the money 70% to me and 20% to you, while 10% should be for expenses or tax as your government may require.

I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make. All I  require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this deal through. 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 private email to enable us communicate further and also your telephone numbers are required.

Best regards,
Barrister Phillips Pence .{esq.}