Inheritance Scam – (also check comments for other emails and names this scammer has used.)
Subject: Your Attention Is Needed
Please permit me to write you irrespective of the fact that we
have not met before, my name is Craig Perry, am international Lawyer, personal
attorney to Mr Michael, a national of your country, who used to work as the
Director of Produits pétroliers (SARL COMPANY BENIN) in Benin Republic West
Africa Here in after shall be Referred to as my client. On the 27th of May 2006,
my client, His wife and their two Children were involved in a car accident Along
Sagbama express-road. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their
lives. Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of
my clients extended relatives this has also proved Unsuccessful.
these several 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 left behind by my client
before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this
deposit is lodged. Particularly, the bank where the deceased had an account
valued at US$12,500,000.00 (Twelve Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States
The bank has issued me a notice to provide the next-of-kin or
have the account confiscated as Unclaimed Dividends. Since I have been
unsuccessful in locating the biological relatives of my late client, I hereby
seek your consent to present you to the bank as next-of-kin of the deceased
since you have The same last name so that the proceeds of this account valued at
US$12.5M can be transferred to you as inheritance and thereafter, you and me can
share the money; 50% to me and 47% to you, while 3% will be donated to the
charity oganisation. I have important legal documents that will be used to
substantiate our inheritance claims.
All I require is your consent and
honest co-operation to enable us see the deal through. Furthermore, I guarantee
that the transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will
protect you from any breach of the law.
If you are interested in helping
me out, kindly furnish me with your info.
7.Telephone and fax numbers :
To enable us commence all the legal
documents immediately. Please get back to me as soon as possible.
Lawyer Craig Perry