Here is a new con - or is it?

  jack 17:05 14 Sep 2008

Ladies in Ghana with 68 m to give away
Nice gents in Nigeria acting on behalf of a deceased relative-- yeah yeah - you had them - so have I
But this is a new one --- I think- not only that they sent me three one after the other- here hoes what do you reckon?

My name is John Smith, I am a senior partner in the Technical Advisory Board
of Allied Irish Bank Group (Senior Security Specialist). We are conducting a
standard process investigation on behalf of "AIB Group", the International
Banking conglomerate.

This investigation involves a client who shares the same surname with you
and also the circumstances surrounding investments made by this client
at "AIB Group", the Private Banking arm of Allied Irish Bank. The client
died in testate and nominated no successor in title over the investments
made with the bank.

I would respectfully request that you keep the contents of this mail private
and respect the integrity of the information you come by as a result of this

I contact you independently of our investigation and no one is informed of
this communication. I would like to intimate you with certain facts that I
believe would be of interest to you. You share similar details to the late
fellow; I am prepared to place you in a position to instruct the firm to
release the deposit to you as the closest surviving relation. Upon receipt
of the deposit,

I am prepared to share the money with you, that is, I will simply nominate
you as the next of kin and have them release the deposit to you. We share
the proceeds 50/50. I would have gone ahead to ask the funds be released to
me, but that would have drawn a straight line to me and my involvement in
claiming the deposit. But on the other hand, you with the same very name as
the depositor's would easily pass as the beneficiary with right to claim. I
assure you that I could have the deposit released to you within few working

I send you this mail not without a measure of fear as to what the
consequences, but I know within me that nothing ventured is nothing gained
and that success and riches never come easy or on a platter of gold. This is
the one truth I have learned from my private banking clients. Do not betray
my confidence.

If we can be of one accord, we should plan a meeting soon.
Contact me on my private email below:

[email protected]

Kind regards,
John Smith

  Dizzy Bob 17:13 14 Sep 2008

what do you reckon?

Dodgy syntax webmail

'John Smith'

file under codswallop!


  Grey Goo 17:23 14 Sep 2008

"The client died in testate" is that a province of Ireland.

  jack 17:26 14 Sep 2008

on this machine - will trash do? ;-}

  Arthur Scrimshaw 17:28 14 Sep 2008

just a version of the cheque scam? You get a cheque which you bank, as soon as it's in your account you send them 50% (which will have to be by money order so irreversible)two weeks later you get a call from your bank saying the cheque has bounced (overseas cheques take longer to clear through)despite being shown as cleared in your account.

  jack 17:32 14 Sep 2008

and posted the resultand IP address into google
This is what came up
click here
Thats the way to sort 'em

  Marko797 17:45 14 Sep 2008

different wrapper.

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