Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 9:39 AM
Subject: Dear Friend (Your reply is required)
BARRISTER PAUL HOWARD
45 Victoria Crescent,
Please pardon the abruptness of this letter; it is due to its urgency.This letter is personal, intimate and confidential. There is no other way for me to know whether I will be properly understood,but I have to reach out to you. For I know that i can put my trust on you.
My name is Barrister Paul Howard, an attorney at law here in Basel-Switzerland. I have a deceased client who has lived and work here in Switzerland since 1989, whom here in after shall be referred to as my client,lost his life on the 2nd of July, 2002. In a plane crash
involving a Russian Jetliner and a Cargo Plane over southern Germany,unfortunately’ his wife and children also died in the plane crash. You may wish to read more about the incident on the following websites:
Before his death, he deposited the sum of $2.5M (TWO MILLION AND FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS) with a security company in Europe.
The security company has mandated me to present any family heir/inheritor for claims, before the Funds gets confiscated or reverts to the Bureau of Diplomatic Funds.
Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for some years now I seek your consent to present you as the Next of Kin. So that the proceeds of this funds valued at $2.5M (TWO MILLION AND FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS) can be paid to you and then you and me can share
the money 50% to me and 40% to you and 10% will be set aside for any expenses incurred during this transaction. I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make.
Information needed are as follows:
 Name: ________________________________
 Address: ____________________________
 Age: _________________________________
 Sex: _________________________________
 Telephone: __________________________
 Fax: _________________________________
 Occupation status: __________________
All I require is your honest co-operation 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.
Paul Howard (ESQ)