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Mr. Dennis Lawrence, Financial Consultant?

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Mr. Dennis Lawrence, Financial Consultant?

This e-mail requests Data that can be used to identify you, like your name, address, birth date, or Social Security number as part of a bizarre pitch to get the recipient to try and claim the estate of a deceased person of the same last name. Whether or not there is any such estate, this e-mail is suspicious and should go straight to the spam folder. Poor grammar, mentions of huge sums of money, requests for information – all fishy signs.

From: “Mr. Dennis Lawrence.”
Date: April 30, 2012 2:50:47 AM EDT
Subject: ***SPAM*** RE: THANK YOU~!!!


Dear Friend


I guess this might sound strange to you receiving an email from on unknown
Person. To formally introduce myself, I am Mr. Dennis Lawrence a
Financial consultant here in UK. Unfortunately one of my late customers
Who were a property magnate and building contractor passed away with his?
Wife and only son in an air disaster some years back.


Upon his death nobody has laid a claim on his estate {fund} of
Ј12.7 (Twelve Million Seven hundred Thousand British Pounds sterling only) unfortunately, his son being the only heir died along with them in the crash, leaving a vacuum to be filled. Presently, the Bank where my late customer deposited the fund has planned to confiscate this
Fund after the expiration of a certain period by invoking abandoned
Property degree of 1936 in accordance with the law of United Kingdom.


It is in light of this, I decided to communicate with you considering that
You shares the same last/surname with my late customer putting you in a
Perfect position to be identify as his relation/business associate,.
Knowing obviously that you are not, in any way, related to him, my
Intention is to be in partnership with you, to enable me present you to
His bank as the heir to his estate


The fund, totaling Ј12.7 (Twelve Million Seven hundred Thousand British Pounds Starlings only) will be shared in the ratio of 50% for you, 40% for me while 10% set aside to defray all cost arising in the Execution of this transaction.


I hereby assure you that this transaction is 100% risk free and will be
Conducted in a legitimate manner without any financial misconduct. I
Should respect your trust on me as the financial adviser to the late


Kindly contact me immediately by furnishing me with your complete Information


1) Your full names
2) Age,
3) Direct phone number
4) Mobile phone number
5) Nature of job/position,
6) Marital status
7) Address


On receipt of your response, I will send you the documents pertaining to
The deposit of the fund and engage the service of an attorney to carry out
The legal documentation that will compel the bank to recognize you as the
Next of kin and release the fund to you.


Yours sincerely,


Mr. Dennis Lawrence.

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