A Scam Email with the Subject "My Dear ,There is unclaimed funds on your name..." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 25 Nov 2007 05:24:38 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was BARRISTER CHRIS OKEKE <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
My Dear hi,There is unclaimed funds on your name... PLEASE REPLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org) My Dear , I am Barrister Chris Okeke an advocate and Solicitor.I am the Personal Attorney to Mr. Lewis , a foreigner,who used to work with an oil Company as an Engineer in Nigeria.On The 21st of April 2003, my client,his wife and their three children were involved in a car accident along Festac Express Road.All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives. Since then I have made several enquiries to his embassy to see if i can locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has all the while proved unsuccessful.After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his relatives (i.e.same surname) over the Internet,to locate any member of his family but of no avail, hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money left behind by my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposit were lodged. Particularly, the Bank where the deceased had an account valued at about us$10 million dollars has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin to the deceased or have the account confiscated within the next twenty one official working days.Since i have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over sometime now I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since you are still a foreigner,so that the proceeds of this accounvalued at $10 million USD can be paid to you and then you and me can share the money, 45% for me and 45% for 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. 1)Your full name and contact address 2)Your telephone and fax number for communication purpose 3)Your Ocupation, Age and Position Best regards, Barrister Chris Okeke, Mike Eke and Associates (Attorney at law) 17/18 Williams Street, SW, koyi, Lagos-Nigeria. PLEASE REPLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS(email@example.com ) ________________________________________ PeoplePC Online A better way to Internet http://www.peoplepc.com