Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Dear Friend

From: Andrew Allen <>

This email with the subject "Dear Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Aug 2007 11:22:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

Barrister Andrew Allen
Andrew Allen & Associates
222 Strand, London,

Dear Friend,

This is a personal email directed to you and I request that it be treated as such. I must solicit your confidentiality and assure you that I am contacting you in good faith and this proposal will be of mutual benefit.I am Barrister Andrew Allen, the Attorney representing Engr.Charles Kenien, who lost his life in Tsunami disaster while on vacation with his family in Thailand at the famous tourist resort Island of Phuket.

Until his death he was consultant to several oil and gas industries.He had a sojourn in the United States and so many other countries before he came to Cairn Energy PLC an oil and gas exploration and production company based in the United Kingdom. He made fortune for himself and I have been his personal Attorney Spanning for a period of ten years.Now
to the brass task,the deceased took a Life Insurance Policy which entitles any Surviving member of his family to a whopping sum of £9.8m GBP.

Unfortunately his wife and children who statutorily are his next of kin are no more and under the existing law here the Surviving relatives of my deceased client becomes the benefactors.
However, I want to seek your consent to present you as a relative to my deceased client by virtue of the available documents to me as his family lawyer. As attorney to the deceased the onus of proof to establish your relationship with my client,rest on me and to achieve this objective,there are judicial processes involved which I will brief you in subsequent correspondence if you indicate interest.

Please if I reach you as I am hopeful I will, endeavor to get back tome as soon as possible to enable me conclude my legal duty,You should forward along with your current telephone and Fax number, your current mailing address. Also to be sent to me is the biodata page of your international passport or drivers licence as a proper identification.

Yours Sincerely,
Barrister Andrew Allen (Sectional Head)
Andrewallen & Associates
222 Strand, London,