I just received this email scam and I am almost impressed. Usually they are all but unreadable, but this one actually makes sense and in English too. Except for him not knowing my name. And using an aol email address. And the fact that I would be fighting off claims from my entire family over any dead relative's money.
My name is Samir Admiraal I work as an international auditor for the delta lloyd Bank (ALM) Asset Liability anagerial department monitoring five branches including Singapore, Belgium and Netherlands.
I have taken pains to find your contact through personal endeavors which I may explain to you upon your response.
A possible family member of yours (name withheld for security reason) died nine months ago leaving behind an investment total of EU5.95M (Five Million Nine hundred and Fifty Thousand Euros) with my bank.With interest at today's value, the said investment is now worth EU9M (Nine Million Euros)
His lawyer has just notified my department of the sudden death of the said investor in a car crash and the lawyer has also asked us to check through our records to see who his client may have indicated as next of kin to the investment, since the fiance (martha frances) who was indicated in his WILL as beneficiary to most of his properties also died in the same car crash.
Findings and verification as auditor in the bank has led me to realize that the investor has also named his fiance as next of kin to the EU9M investment. We have as yet not informed anyone of this because of the implications, the investor's lawyer will obviously handover his properties including the investment to the government which will in turn be shared amongst undeserving government officials. However, because of the relevance of the sameness of your surname and you being a possible relative to the late investor, we are making you this proposal since my boss and I can provide you with much needed information to claim the investment.
You are guaranteed that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law, as the funds did not originate from terrorism or drugs,but through inheritance.
Please kindly reply through my private email (Samirad@aol.nl) to confirm your full name, telephone and fax number to enable us discuss and facilitate all due process regarding this transaction.
A neat one.
But no matter how hard they try there is always a missing link to alert you.
EU 5.95M investment is now worth EU 9M in 9 months?? A 51% growth in 9 month.
LOL, I get one of those almost every day from a different (yet same) person, and I'm guessing your name has just found its way onto the same list, so you can probably look forward to many more.
Ive had one similar also and it was about 3 weeks ago. But I posted a question that is soooo not a scam on our forum and would like for you to take a look at it Mark if you dont mind me asking. thanks
Its under OMG!! about a spy-cam in family section. I didnt know you replied to this sorry..oh and thanks:) I do joke at times and I love to but this post is not a joke it is real and abit scary as most unknowns are.I was wondering if 2 completely different minds can yet have the same gut feeling once they have pondered the same situation..
I just commented on it about 25 / 30min. ago so it should be in the most recent forum as well as near the top in the family forum of hp. The question reads this : OMG!! Spy-cam in your own home and your spouse put it there ! Now What? (or something close to that)
I got that same e-mail,wanting me to claim money owed to my ancesters..
I am very happy that more and more people are aware of these scams these days.Thanks for sharing this,it is a good way of enlightening people about the deadly scourge.Thanks Mark and how was your day?Please always avoid them,they are bum!
I've always wondered how people can believe that someone would contact them via email to deliver "news" like this. Scammers love this because you don't get prosecuted like you would if you send this crap through the mail. The funniest part of all of these is that I'm supposed to believe that some low level functionary has access to millions of dollars US, and is willing to share them, for a "small percentage" of the profits.
Just goes to show that if it sounds too good to be true, it is.
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