Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: ATTN: Dear,

From: jerry ikem <>

This email with the subject "ATTN: Dear," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 21 Jun 2007 03:55:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

ATTN: Dear,
I am Barrister Jerry Ikem a solicitor at law.The personal attorney to a late BROWN ANDRADE ,foriegn expatriate who hails from your country. I wish to bring to your hearing a business proposition, which is by nature strictly confidential, and i beg your pardon to accept my unsolicited email to you, I will like to seek your help in which I know that a deal of this magnitude will make anyone worried and apprehensive but I am ssuring you not to be afraid, as all will be well at the end of this endeavor.
This is a genuine transaction and is 100% risk free. All I'm demanding from you is your honest co-operation to enable us achieve our goal, and not a perfidious person. On the 4th of May, 2001 it was reported to us that my Client, his wife and their only daughter were involved in a car accident along Sagbama Express road. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track his last name over the Internet, to locate any member of his familybut to no avail. Hence I decided to contacted you. I contacted you to assist in claiming this fund from the finance house where he deposited it before his untimely death.
The finance company where the deceased had an account valued at about USD$10.8. million dollars has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confisicated within the next ten official working days.Since I have been
unsuccesfull in locating the relatives for over 2years now I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased , so that the proceeds of this account valued at USD$10.8. million dollars can be paid to you as the next of kin.
The money will be shared thus. 40% for you, 50% for me and the remaining 10% to settle every expences , both local and foreign. All I need is your full maximum suport and cooperation to enable us achieve this transaction within 10 working days and I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.
If you are interested in this transaction, kindly furnish me with your
1.full name,
3.cell number
7.telephone and fax numbers
To enable us commence all the legal documents immediately.
Best regards,
Barrister Jerry Ikem

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