Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "MY FRIEND" <>

This email with the subject "TO MY FRIEND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 05 Apr 2008 00:06:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "MY FRIEND" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend

Greetings and compliments.

I am Patrick Joop, a solicitor at law. I was the personal attorney to Eng.
Gilbert M. Reain, a national of your country who used to work with an
oil  servicing company here in the Spain thereof be referred to as my 

Eng. Gilbert M. Reain, 62 years of age made a fixed deposit of fund valued 
at 12,500,000 EURO (Twelve Million, Five Hundred Thousand EURO Only) with a 
Company here in Europe and unfortunately lost his life in an Egyptian
charter plane Boeing 737  which crashed into the Red Sea early on January 3
shortly after taking off from the resort of Sharm  el-Sheikh,
killing all the 135 passengers and 13 crew members aboard, Ref: (View:
He left no clear beneficiary as Next of Kin except some vital  documents
related to the deposit still in my possession.

Recently, the governing body of the Finance Company contacted me on  this
matter, requesting that I should notify the next of kin of my late client to
claim the funds and I am  yet
to  provide the Next of Kin to lay claims to the Fund. I know that my
client had no living next of kin  but I went ahead and made several
inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my late client's extended
relatives but this has proved unsuccessful. Under a clear and legitimate
agreement with you, I seek your  consent to present you as the next of kin,
so that my late client's fund will not be confiscated by  the
Finance Company.

You and I can share the money, you will be entitled to 40% of the  total
fund for your role as the relative and next of kin of my late client, 50%
for me while 10% is to be  marked
out  for any expenses that will be incurred during the clearance or process
of transfer of the fund to  your bank account. Be informed that there is no
risk involved as all necessary legal documents that will  be
used to back you up as the legal beneficiary and next of kin of my late
client will be procured.

All I require is your sincerity, honesty, co-operation and utmost  good
faith 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. Kindly, get
in touch with me by my e-mail ( . You may also send
your telephone number so that I can call you. Do not forget that  a
transaction of this magnitude requires utmost confidentiality and
sincerity. I look forward to your urgent response.

Thank you,

Patrick Joop  Esq