Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: mrselizabethnewtone <>

This email with the subject "TREAT VERY URGENT THANKS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 09 May 2007 05:18:17 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

My name is Elizabeth Newton., I am the credit manager in a Bank here in 
the United Kingdom. I am contacting you on a business transfer, of a huge 
sum of money from a Deceased account. Though I knowthat a transaction of 
this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am 
assuring you that everything has been taken care off, and all will be well 
at the end of the day. I decided to contact you due to the urgency of this 
I am the account officer of a foreigner named Patrick Gerald Welsh who 
died in an air crash along with his wife in 31st October 1999 aboard an 
Egyptian airline 990 with other passengers on board. You can confirm this 
from the website below as PUBLISHED ON -, Since his death, none of his 
next-of-kin have called to make claims for this money as his heir, because 
it is assumed they are not alive. The only known relative of his, i.e his 
father, some months ago.(May his soul rest in peace). 
We cannot release the fund from his account unless someone applies for 
claim as the next-of-kin to the deceased as indicated inour banking 
guidelines. Upon this discovery, I now seek your permission to have you 
stand as a next of kin to the deceased, as all documentations will be 
carefully worked out by me for the funds (9,000,000.00) Nine Millions 
Pounds to be released in your favour as the beneficiary's next of kin. It 
may interest you to know that we have secured from the probate an order of 
mandamus to locate any of the deceased beneficiaries. 
Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of our mutual 
business endeavour by furnishing me with the following information if you 
are interested. 
1. A Beneficiary name; In order for me to prepare the document for 
transfer of the funds in your name. 
2. Direct Telephone and fax number; For our personal contact and mutual 
trust in each other. 
Upon your acceptance I shall send you a copy of my international passport 
and drivers license for more confidentiality and trust. I shallalso be 
compensating you with 40% on the final conclusion of this project for your 
assistance, while the 5% shall be set aside for expenses, and the balance 
of 55% shall be for me and my partner, and for investment purposes. If 
this proposal is acceptble by you, please endeavour to contact me 
immediately. through my alternative email for an urgent reply:- 
Do not take undue advantage of the trust I have to bestowed on you. 
Best Regards,