A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT ATTENTION !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 20 Sep 2008 12:57:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Barrister Michael Lee <Michaellee@hotmail.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MICHAEL LEE & CO. 1ST FLOOR JALAN SUSUR BATU 21, TAMAN NAM TAK 80000 KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
Good Day,I am Barrister Michael Lee, an attorney at law. A deceased client of mine, who hereinafter shall be referred to as my client, died as the result of a heart- related condition on the 11 November 2001. His heart condition was due to the death of all the members of his family in the Gulf Air Flight Crashes in Persian Gulf Near Bahrain Aired August 23, 2000 - 2:50 p.m. ET as reported on:http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0008/23/bn.08.html
I have contacted you to assist in distributing the money left behind by my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this deposit valued at EIGHTEEN MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS. ($18, 200. 000.00 USD).
is lodged. This bank has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the account will be confiscated.
My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my named client, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage.
All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be provided. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through.
This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from many breach of the law. If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology.
I must use this opportunity to implore you to exercise the utmost indulgence to keep this matter extraordinary confidential, whatever your decision, while I await your prompt response. Please contact me at once to indicate your interest. Reply to me here Email: Michaelemail@example.com
Best regards, Barrister Michael Lee, (Attorney at Law)