In one of my Hotmail Accounts I found 2 identically private Messages. I copied the Text below to show you a very old, but still used Scam and I wonder that there are still people believing that this email is true.
Harry kweku & Partners
Solicitors & Advocates
4 AVENUE FRANZ JOSEPH STRAUSS,TOGO.
CONTACT PERSON/PRINCIPAL¨PARTNER :Harry kweku ESQ.
Dear Somchai Quint,
I am Barrister Harry Kweku, solicitor at law, personal attorney to Mr.B.J.Quint,a national Of your country, who used to work with Shell Development Company in Lome Togo, as a registered contractor. Here in after shall be referred to as my client. And it happens that the man registered to me as his personal attorney.
Unfortunately the man died in a motor accident which happened on 31st October, 2002. All occupants of the motor unfortunately lost there lives. Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy here to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful. After 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 fund valued at US$10.5 million left behind by my client before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Security Finance Firm where this huge amount were deposited.
The Security Finance Company has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have his account confiscated within the next twenty one official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2 years now, I seek the consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased since you have the same last names, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Therefore, on receipt of your positive response, we shall then discuss the sharing ratio and modalities for transfer. I have all necessary information and legal documents needed to back you up for claim.
All I require from you is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me through this email email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Barrister Harry Kweku,(Esq)