Hello, I am Miss Young. I received the following email. It is a socalled
"Advance Fee Fraud" letter, where I am promised millions for
my assistance. These stories are all lies, and if I respond, sooner
or later I will be asked to pay a fee. If I pay, another fee will quickly
come up, and it will continue that way until I give up or run out of
money. I will never see the millions, because they never existed.
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> Subject: I NEED YOUR COOPERATION
> Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:00:23 -0400
> Attn: Sir / Madam,
> My name is Edward Rees, a legal practitioner based here in London, United Kingdom. Please i have an important deal to handle with you. kindly open the attached document to read in details about the deal and get back to me as soon as possible.
> Edward Rees (Esq).
> Phone: +44-793-717-3419
> Fax: 44-87-1247-2209
Subject: I NEED YOUR COOPERATION
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2015 08:03:34 +0000
54 Doughty Street
London, WC1N 2LS
DX: 223 Chancery Lane.
I am Barr. Edward Rees the personal attorney to Robert Fitzpatrick, an American who was a consultant with Shell UK LTD here in London, who shall be referred to as my client. Unfortunately my client lost his life on Boeing Egypt Air Flight 990, which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on October 31st, 1999
(news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/502503.stm) and left no clear beneficiary as Next of Kin except some vital documents related to the deposit still with me.
All efforts by me to trace his Next of Kin proved abortive because he did not make any will prior to his death. Since then I have made several inquiries to locate any of my late clients extended relatives and this has proved unsuccessful. After my several unsuccessful attempts to locate any
member of his family hence I contacted you.
I am contacting you to assist in claiming the money left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unclaimed by the security company where this huge deposit was deposited. Particularly, the finance company where the deceased had the said fund valued at USD 11 million
dollars has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin.
Consequent upon this, my idea is that we can have a deal/agreement and I am going to do this legally with your name as the bona fide beneficiary of the amount in question as I have all legal document to back our claim, i seek your consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased so that the proceeds of this account valued at $11 Million US dollars can be paid to your account abroad, note that 40% of this money will be for you, in respect to the provision of a foreign account and 50% for me, 10% will be used for the reimbursement of any expenditure we may incur in the cause of the transaction.
I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law, all I need from you is your utmost collaboration and sincerity for us to thrive in this deal. Get back to me if you are ready to assist me.
Barr. Edward Rees
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