Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 23:17:21 +0100
From: James Atherton firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for your swift response, your email is quite understood. I sincerely apologize for sending you this sensitive information via e-mail instead of a certified mail, phone call or a face-to-face conversation. I want to assure you this transaction is very 100% legitimate, genuine and transparent.
I chose you for this transaction because I believe that good friends can be discovered and businesses such as this cannot be realized without trust. You can be rest assured that your security has been considered before you were contacted. I want you to treat this transaction with utmost confidentiality and sincerity of purpose as I believe this will mark the beginning of a long standing relationship between us.
Though we may presently reside in different countries, speak different languages, have different religious beliefs and even skin colors, work in different occupations, eat different foods, wear different clothes, and so on but I can assure you that it doesn't matter for the man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes than he who distrusts them, "Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great. I believe that trust is major element in any relationship and that trust is earned. I hope we will each do our best to earn each others trust.
The project has got to do with some amount my late client Mr. Michael Daily deposited with a security and vault company here in England in 1998, when he isolated himself from all his friends and families and came over to London to mourn the death of his French wife who died a year earlier (1997). The management of the institution where the funds is deposited called me a few days ago and intimated me about the intention of their board to revert my late client's funds to the coffers of the British Government as unclaimed funds in line with British Financial regulations, it is therefore on this promise that I am contacting you to assist me receive the funds so that it is not confiscated by the British Government. Due to the essence of time here, I had no choice, but to first contact you through email, I am indeed extremely sorry if I have delved into your privacy without a formal relationship with you in the past.
The total amount involved is 10 Million US Dollars ( British Pounds Sterling 6.5M)and the said fund is deposited at a London Bank. I am under obligation present the beneficiary of this deposit to the institution together with the documents to back the legitimacy of the beneficiary.
This transfer will take at most ten working days. I have mapped out modalities as regards this so you have nothing to worry about.
All I need from you is your unflinching loyalty and support.
I would require the following information from you in other to commence the process of filing of claims;
1) Your Full Name and Residential Address :
2) Your Telephone and Cell Numbers :
3) Your Age and Occupation:
Upon the receipt of these, I will go to the Probate to swear an Affidavit of Claims in your name. This Affidavit is a legal document that will make you the sole Beneficiary of the Deposit. I will send a copy of the Affidavit to you immediately it is procured.
This Affidavit together with the Letter of Introduction will authorize the Bank to recognize you as the Legal Beneficiary to the deceased. Thereafter they would contact you to commence the transfer process. I will personally handle the legal structure of the proceedings for a hitch free claim, I will register a Charity Organization to back the fund up to avoid taxation, you will be a trustee of the Charity Organization, it is through this organization the fund will be delivered to you as trustee.
I am putting so much into your hands and I trust that you will not betray this trust I reposed on you. I will be looking forward to your response as an acknowledgment for the receipt of this mail. My direct line is +44702 402 6478.
You can call on me at any time if you need any further clarification. In view of the facts, I want you to know that we are not doing anything illegal or criminal as the case may be and I would like you to understand clearly that legally you have nothing to worry as regards to the claims, this is a real transaction I am confident to say here that the proposed transaction is very legal and 100% free from any kind of risk. Find below the web-page of my client
for record purposes:
By virtue of my position as a lawyer to the deceased, I have the locus standi to carry out any business dealing on her behalf therefore; I want you to feel free to call me on my direct line for a brief discussion as this is a very concise explanation of the entire process and requirements of this transaction.
The duration for the whole process is about 10 days from the day of filing of claims. I hope to hear from you soon.
Note that I will be taking care of the processing of all the paper works which will make you the beneficiary to the fund hence; I beg for your HONESTY, TRANSPARENCY and TRUST as you will be recognized as the beneficiary after the documentation,
Do confirm the receipt of this e-mail.
From James Atherton.
Glamour Investment Group.
Abbott Lloyd Howorth Solicitors & Co,
Minster Court 22-30 York Road,
Maidenhead Berkshire SL6 1SF