Same Last Name Next of Kin 419 Scam
From: "Chike David"<email@example.com>
Subject: Barrister CHIKE DAVID
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 03:31:13 -0700
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I am Barrister CHIKE DAVID, a solicitor at law. I am the personal atorney to (Mr. Azhar Manzoor); a national of your country, who used to work with shell Development Company in Nigeria, Here in after shall be referred to me as my client.
On 21st of April 2007, my client, his wife and their three children were involved in a car accident along sagamu express road. All occupantsof the vehicle unfortunately lost there lives.
Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives this has also proved unsuccessful. After the seseveral unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track his last name over the Internet, to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you.
I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client before they get confisicated order cleared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposits were lodged.
Particularly, the amicable security/finance company where the deceased had a Deposit valued at about (27.6 million dollars) has issued to me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the Deposit confisicated within the next thirty official working days.
Hence I have been unsuccessfully in locating the relatives for over 1 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the ceasedsince you have the same last name so that the proceeds of this Deposit valued at (27.6 million dollars) can be paid/release to you and then you and me are the money 60% for me and 40% for you, I have all
Necessary legal documents that covered the Deposit hence all I require is your honest co-operation to enable us see this deal 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 by my alternate email id :(email@example.com) to enable us discuss
Pls try call me +234-8063317257
Barrister CHIKE DAVID
A typical, stupid 419 scammer. The e-mail is about some phony inheritance fund, so why on earth do you want to put your name in the subject line? What's the use? Perhaps a 419 scammer with a huge ego? No this is common practice among 419 scammers, they love to do strange, crazy and idiotic things like this.
Hey Chike, didn't your English teacher tell you to refrain from starting each sentence with the same words. You are starting to sound like a broken record player.
...next of kin of the ceasedsince you have the same last name...
occupantsof? ceasedsince? Poor Chike's space bar isn't working that well anymore. Can anyone donate a keyboard to this poor fool, you have his number, so please give him a call. (This is just a joke so don't take it seriously. Remember rule number one: Never contact a 419 scammer!)
You supposedly found your victim on the Internet, but you still fail to mention your victim's name and last name. What happens if your last name is not Manzoor?
Do you get unofficial working days too?
The whole bloody deal is illegal, so how do you plan on achieving this? The best of all, when a victim decides to bail out of the deal, the scammer often threatens the victim with lawsuits and the police. The scammer is only bluffing in most cases, because the last thing he wants is the police on his neck. He is simply bullying the victim back into the deal by waging some psychological warfare.
This is the first time we've seen a 419 scammer using hash buster text in his initial e-mail. +234 is the country code for Nigeria and the IP address 18.104.22.168 resolves to Nigeria, so this Nigerian 419 scammer is a bit more advanced than the normal bunch of 419 swindlers.
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