Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "DON PHILIPS" <>

This email with the subject "DEAR FRIEND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Feb 2008 09:28:48 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Dear Friend,
Permit me to introduce myself, my name is Mr. don philips, I work with
barclays Bank Plc as a Credit Officer (Domiciliary). In the discharge
of my
Duty, I came on this Domiciliary account that has remained dormant for
Some years now with our bank valued the sum of US$5,300.000 (Five
Million, Three Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) I made some
enquiries And Discovered that the account holder died when a Kenyan
crashed along the coast of West Africa in July 2003.Please I want you
visit the website for more information about the Plane Crash and the
Deceased Dr George and his family:

I am writing you so that we can work together to remit the money to you
As the next of kin because this money belongs to a foreigner and has
to Be claimed by a foreigner. I have contacted you to assist in
repatriating the money left behind by our deceased customer. Before
the Bank
declares this Deposit unserviceable. The Bank has issued me a notice
the Account officer to the Deceased to provide the Next of Kin or have
the fund declared as an UNCLAIMED FUND within the Next 15 Official
working days.
Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over
4years now that I have been searching. I seek your consent to present
you as
The Next of Kin to the Deceased since you are a foreigner like him so
That the proceeds of this Bank Account can be paid out in your favor.
I guarantee this transaction under a legitimate arrangement that will
not breach the law by both parties; it is a simple process, which will
take a short while to conclude. I have all the necessary Legal
That will be used to back up any claim we are going to make. All I
Require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this deal through.
Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of our mutual
Business endeavor by furnishing me with the following;
1. Your Full Names and Address.
2. Direct Telephone and Fax numbers.
These requirements will enable us file a letter of claim to The
Appropriate departments for necessary approvals in your favor before
Transfer can be made. You will be compensated with 35% of the total
fund on
Final conclusion of this project, while the rest shall be for me. Your
Share stays with you while the rest shall be for us for investment
Purposes in your country. You can reach me via email. I wait for your
urgent reply so that we can proceed with the proper Documentation of
transfer to your favor through Legal processes.
please contact me on my private email (

Best Regards,
Mr. don philips

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