Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: urgent reply needed pls


This email with the subject "urgent reply needed pls" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 08 Feb 2008 05:29:01 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

Dear Friend, I feel quite safe dealing with you in this business proposition, though this medium (Internet) has been greatly abused, I choose to reach you through it because it still remains the fastest, surest and most secured medium of communication. I know that this mail will come to you as a surprise as we have never met before. I Hope that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident that I am about to repose in you for the mutual benefit of our both families. Let me introduce my humble self, I am BARRISTER OBA JAMES, the personal attorney to late ENGR.STEVEN BOOMER, a foreigner and an oil merchant/Contractor in Bayelsa, herein shall be referred as my client, On the 21st of October 2000,my client, his wife and children were involved in ghastly auto accident ,unfortunately, all the occupants of the vehicle lost their lives, Since then I have made several enquiries to Embassies to locate any of my late client's extended family or Relatives and this has been unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track his name over the Internet to locate any member of his family or next of kin/relative. I am contacting you to assist in repatriating the money left behind by my late client before it get confiscated or declared unclaimed fund by UNITY BANK NIG.PLC. where this huge amount US5.5million is lodged, the bank has issued me notice to provide the next of kin/Relative or have the account confiscated within the next 21 banking days, Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 7 years now, I seek for your consent to present you as the next of Kin/Relative of the deceased so that this US5.5 million will be transferred into your account and then you and I will share this fund according to any agreed ratio. All I require is your honest, co-operation and confidentiality to enable us see this business through, I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. PLEASE CONTACT ME THROUGH THIS TELEPHONE NO: +234-8083832066 or immediately you read this mail. I am waiting for your urgent response. Yours sincerely, BARRISTER OBA JAMES