Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "LYLE GIBSON" <>

This email with the subject "SOLICITING YOUR ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 14 Aug 2005 09:32:16 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "LYLE GIBSON" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

My name is Lyle Gibson;
I am a banker in the United Kingdom.
I am contacting you on a business transfer, of a huge sum of money from a deceased account. Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make anyone apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that everything documents that will bring about the success of this transaction would be provided and all will be well at the end of the day. I decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction. The decease person who died Abdou Elzanaty along with his wife Abed Raboh Fawkia Elzanaty and only surviving daughter died in an aircrash on the 31st October 1999 on board an Egyptian airline 990 with other passengers on board. He had an outstanding investment balance of 5,300 000 00 GBP(Five million three hundred thousand Great British pounds sterling) which will be released in your favor as the next of kin. This funds has exceeded the 5 year dormancy period of funds, hence I request your permission to act in the capacity as the next of kin to the deceased.I require you to provide me with the following information's to enable me update all records in our files, if you consent to working on this venture with me.
1, Full names
2, Direct Telephone and fax numbers
I shall be compensating you with 42.5% of the above amount on final conclusion of this project for your assistance, 2% of the total funds shall be earmarked for expenses that may occur in the process of this transaction from both parties, which will be refunded at the end of the transaction, the balance 55.5% shall be my own share, which shall be used for investment purposes as it is most important that a little section of individuals derive employment from this investment. I intend to retire after the conclusion of this transaction and relocate to your country of residence.I wait your urgent response to my proposal.

Lyle Gibson
Private Email:

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