Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


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This email with the subject "RE-URGENT PROFITABLE BUSINESS PROPOSAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 23 Jan 2008 10:00:52 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

Dear Friend,

I am Mr.Simon W. Franke,a private investment lawyer based here in the
United Kingdom.I am the investment lawyer to Mr.Martin King a national of
your country,who has lived in the United Kingdom{U.K} for the past twenty
years, and whom herein after shall be referred to as my client.On the 5th of
October,1999, my client died in the  trains crash near Paddington
Station,London-England . This is one of Britain's worst train crashes in
fifty[50] years.Please click on these links:-
Since then I have made several enquiries at your embassy here to locate any
of my client relatives, this search exercise proved abortive.My Late Client
had two successful companies registered in the United Arab Emirates{U.A.E}
where he was involved in so many business ventures in the 1980's from
Oil{Petroleum} marketing to equipments supplies to Dubai water
Corporation,Owned several private businesses in Dubai,Abu Dhabi and in the
U.K.But he fell out of favour with the autocratic goverment in the Arab
nation of United Arab Emirates[U.A.E] and escaped to the United Kingdom for
his safety.I have documents of his Legitimate business ventures in U.A.E
where he earned this money in question,which he successfully lodged with
Post bank NL before his sudden death.
I have contacted you to assist in repatriating most especially,the money
left behind by my client before they get confiscated, declared unserviceable
or his suspense account declared redundant by  Post Bank
NL[}-A member of the ING Group} where the deceased had an
account valued at about US$15,500,00 million U.S.Dollars,since the bank has
issued me a notice to provide the Next of kin, or have the account declared

I seek your consent to present you as the Next-Of-Kin of the deceased,so
that the proceeds of this account valued at US$15.5Million U.S Dollars can
be paid to you, as my clients Next of Kin,and then we can share the amount
on a mutually agreed percentage. All legal documents to back up your claim
as the deceased Next of Kin, will be provided-eg-His death
Certificate,Letter of administration that will be issued in your name and
favour by the relevant U.K probate department etc,will be forwarded to
you.All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this deal
through successfully.
Please if you receive this email as expected, you should endeavor to get
back to me as soon as possible to enable me conclude my legal duty, you
should forward along your full name{s} current telephone and fax
numbers,your current occupation, age and mailing address.
I guarantee you 100% that this transaction will be executed under a
legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law in
your country,United Kingdom/internationally.Please get in touch with me, to
enable us discuss further about this transaction. 
Once again, I congratulate you,as i wish to use this business to build a
mutually beneficial business and personal relationship with you,as i intends
to invest a better part of my share of this deal in your line of business or
into any other viable venture[s} in your city/country. 
Best regards, 
MR.Simon W. Franke  
United Kingdom{U.K}