From: Bishop Karl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Treat as urgent
Bishop Karl (Esq.)
317 Woodham Lane New Haw Addlestone Surrey Kt15 3Pb
This is a personal email directed to you and I request that it should be treated as such. I am Bishop Karl, a solicitor at law.
I am the personal attorney/sole executor to the late Mr. Mark , hereinafter referred to as 'my client' who worked as an independent oil magnate in my country and who died in a car crash with his immediate family on the 5th of Nov 2002. Since the death of my client in Nov, 2002 I have written several letters to the embassy with intent to locate any of his extended relatives whom shall be claimants/beneficiaries of his abandoned personal estate and all such efforts have been to no avail. More so, I have received official letters in the last few weeks suggesting a likely proceeding for confiscation of his abandoned personal assets in line with existing laws by the bank in which my client deposited the sum of Ј9.8m GBP. The board of directors of the company now adopted a resolution and I was mandated to provide his next of kin for the payment of this money within the next 15 official working days or forfeit the money as an abandoned fund. The company had planned to invoke the abandoned property Decree of 19
By virtue of my closeness to the deceased and his immediate family, I am very much aware of my client's financial standing. I do sincerely sympathize the death of my client, but had thought it unprofitable for his funds to be submitted to the federal government of this country and the finance company where it is lodged. I have reasoned very professionally and I feel it will be legally proper to present you as the next of kin of my deceased client which is legally possible and would be done in accordance with the laws of the land. On this note I decided to search for a credible person and finding that you bear a similar last name, I was urged to contact you, that I may, with your consent, present you to the "trustee" bank as my late client's surviving family member so as to enable you put up a claim to the bank in that capacity as a next of kin of my client, so that the proceeds of This Bank Account valued at Nine Million Eight Hundred Thousand British Pounds Sterling only (Ј9.8million ) can be paid to yo
HOWEVER, you will have to assent to an express agreement which I will forward to you in order to bind us in this transaction. Upon the receipt of your reply, I will send you by fax or E-mail the next step to take. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this proposal is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any fears as the required arrangements have been made for the completion of this transfer. I guarantee 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 through my alternative email email@example.com
for better confidentiality and send to me your telephone and fax numbers to enable us discuss further about this transaction.
Like I said, I require only a solemn confidentiality on this. Please let me have your opinion as soon as possible for my contact number is +447024071694 and if this proposal is acceptable by you, do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you, I await your urgent response.
Give me a call at your earliest convenience.
Bishop Karl (Esq.).