MALAYSIA (OCN) — With a new name and email, the scam peaks its ugly head.
Dear Friend, My name is Mr.hafizzul asad, an Audit officer in Financial Bank lome malaysia I am writing following an opportunity in my office that will be of immense benefit to both of us.In my department I discovered an abandoned sum of €5.6 Million Euros (Five Million Six Hundred Thousand Euros.) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late Mr. Larry Baldridge, an American who unfortunately lost his life in the plane crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 which crashed on January 31-2000,.You can read more about the crash by visiting this site which I got during my investigation; please try to go through the site.http://www.cnn.com/2000/US/02/01/alaska.airlines.listSince we got information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin or relatives to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it unless somebody applies for it as next of kin relation or foreign business partner to the deceased as indicated in our
banking guidelines.Unfortunately I learnt that his supposed next of kin being his only daughter died along with him in the plane crash leaving nobody with the knowledge of this fund behind for the claim.It is therefore upon this discovery, I decided to make business with you and release the money to you as the next of kin or beneficiary of the funds since you are a foreigner so that the proceeds of this account valued at €5.6 Million Euros can be paid to you as our customers Next of Kin or business partner We dont want this money to go back into Government treasury as unclaimed bill. The banking law and guidelines here stipulates that such money remained after eight years the money will be transferred into banking treasury as unclaimed funds.I agreed that 40% of this money will be for you as foreign partner and 10% will be for any expenses which that might occur during the cost of this transaction while 50% for me. I will visit you in your country for
the disbursement according to the percentages indicated above once this money gets into your account. Please be honest to me.Note this transaction is confidential and 100% risk free. As soon as you receive this note, you should contact me on my secure e-mail address as stated below.Please note that all necessary arrangement for the smooth release of these funds to you has been finalised. We will discuss much in details when I do receive your response.Thanks and waiting for your urgent reply.Mr. hafizzul asad
reply to this email address (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We replied to bait the sender and got the following as expected.
This is to acknowledge the receipt of your mail and the content therein was well understood, In the first place I decided to contact you on this preposition after I might have gone through your profile during my search for a reliable and trustworthy individual that will work together with me and actualize this goal instead of allowing it to be confiscate by the government.
As an insider of the bank, I’m going to engage the service of a private lawyer who will process the required legal documentation to clear you as the legitimate assigned beneficiary so that the bank will certified and approve the claim without any breach of law or international banking rules. And I will be monitoring the process as insider to ensure that there wouldn’t be lapses from our end. Therefore, be rest assured that our interest and that of the transaction will be highly protected , all i need from you is your maximum corporation and assistant to enable us achieve the dream objective. To proceed with the arrangement, you are required to provide me with the information listed below:
1. Your Full Name:
2. Contact Address:
As soon as that is ascertain, I will then call the lawyers attention to follow up with the necessary obligation.
Mr. Hafizzul Asad.