A Scam Email with the Subject "Business Partnership Proposal" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 Mar 2007 03:33:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Yaya Felix <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Firstly, not to cause you embarrassment, I am Barrister YAYA FELIX, a Solicitor at law and the personal attorney to late Mr. Johnson .O.Williams a National of United State of America, who used to be a private contractor with the Shell Petroleum Development Company in Accra-Ghana West Africa, herein after shall be referred to as my client. On the 12th of June 2004, he and his wife with their three children were involved in an auto crash; all occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives.
Since then, I have made several enquiries with his country embassies to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to contact you with this business partnership proposal.< BR> I have contacted you to assist in repatriating a huge amount of money left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Bank where this huge deposit was lodged.
The deceased had a deposit valued presently at $20.7 million US Dollars and the finance company has issued me a notice to provide his next of kin or Beneficiary by Will otherwise have the account confiscated within the next thirty official working days.
Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin / Will Beneficiary to the deceased so that the proceeds of this account valued at $20.7 Million US dollars can be paid to you. This will be disbursed or shared in these percentages, 60% to me and 40% to you.
I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make. All I require is your honest Co-operation, Confidentiality an d Trust to enable us sees this transaction through.
I guarantee you that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me immediately so that we can discuss further about this issue.
Barr. Yaya Felix.
Pls contact me on my
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