Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"

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Email Scam - Urgent Business Proposal

The Scamming E-mail Message


Subject: Greetings

Good morning to you, I have an urgent business proposal to share with you. If only you will be interested. Send me your name, contact address, phone number and age to ( mailto: ) . M. Mary for Peter Anderson.

If you reply to the e-mail (DO NOT), this is the message the scammer will send back to you:


Subject: RE: Greetings

Dear ****,

Thanks for your response; this is to acknowledge receipt of your mail in view of my business proposal. I do hope you are willing to cooperate with me in executing this transaction of mutual benefit. Anyway, I will have to explain the details of the transaction to your understanding before we take further actions. You have to trust me because without trust in a business of this nature we can't succeed. I want you to know that the beneficiary documents will be put in your names and you will be the bonefide next of kin to the said funds.

I work with Capitec Finance Bank here in South Africa. We had a client named Mr. Roger Ian Wright. I was directly assigned to him as his relationship manager/financial adviser. He made several deposits (fixed) with Capitec F inance Bank amounting to ($19,800.000.00 Million Dollars) for which I was the portfolio manager. Upon maturity, several notices where sent to him but we never got a response until we discovered that he died along with his entire immediate family members in an plane crash. I have to use my private email for confidentiality and to protect my job as i am still a working officer in my Bank.

Please read more about, Mr. Roger Ian Wright a US businessman, founder of a Sao Paulo-based investment company. On the 22nd of May 2009, Mr. Roger Ian Wright, his wife and his two children all died in a King Air B350 plane crash seaside resort town of Trancoso, in the state of Bahia. You can find below the links pertaining to this accident. I want you to know that this is a confidential deal i want you and i to carry out as i am still a working officer in my bank and you also have a good name to protect too. Please click on the link to read more. 2009/05/23/2579118.htm?section=justin

Since then nobody has done anything as regards the claiming of this money because to the best of my knowledge apart from his wife (Now late too) no other family member who is aware of the existence of neither the account nor the funds. As his relationship manager/financial adviser every of the activities regarding the locating of the possible next of kin revolves round my desk. I therefore decided to look for a reliable foreign partner to work with since our affiliated banking regulation requires that unclaimed funds after a period of years will be paid into the states reserve and forfeited to Government.

Against this backdrop, my suggestion to you is that i would like you as a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to the late Mr. Roger Ian Wright so you will be able to receive his funds from our affiliated Bank in the United Kingdom for easy transfer of the funds to you in your country. ALL MODALITIES HAS BEEN WORKED OUT FOR A SUCCESSFUL TRANSACTION FROM MY SIDE!! The Strategy is to use my influence to name as the beneficiary of the fund so that you will have to contact our affiliated Bank for the funds to be transfer to you. I have contacts in the South African department of Justice who can facilitate preparation of necessary legal documents that will back you up as the next of kin to Late Mr. Roger Ian Wright. So that should not be a source of concern to you.

Now, that I have your Full Names, i will need you to send to me your residential address and your contact telephone number so that, I will have to contact the person at the Justice Department, who will handle the title documents to commence his job. As soon as this is done a letter of probate will be issued in your favor for making you the Administrator of the late Mr. Roger Ian Wright Estate and with this you can make application for the release of the funds. There is no risk involved at all in the matter as we are going to adopt legal methods in applying for the release of the funds to you. Please endeavor to observe utmost discretion in all matters concerning this issue.

Like i said above, the beneficiary document will be perfected in your name as all formalities will be handled from my end as the percentage sharing will be 45% for me, 45% for you and 10%for the motherless babies and less privileged people. You can call me on the below number if you have any questions regarding this deal and my email.

I wait to hear from you shortly to know if you agree on my teams and condition concerning this deal.

Kind Regards,

Mr. Peter Anderson.

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March 29, 2020 at 4:46 PM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"
an anonymous user from: New York, United States

"From: SaudI Aramco Crude Oil Company


SaudI Aramco Crude Oil Company.

P.O. Box 5000. Dhahran 31311,

Dhahran-SaudI Arabia.

Dear Friend,

I have a legit and genuine lucrative business deal to discuss with you.

Can I trust you to be a sincere partner to handle the business?

For more information reply back.

Mrs. Reem Nasser,

Sales/Marketing Manager

SaudI Aramco Crude Oil Company."

I received this scam.


February 27, 2019 at 5:50 PM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"

Here is another scam:


Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2019 3:04 AM

Subject: Re: Proposal

Am Liu Shiyu, I have a deal for you:"


October 20, 2018 at 8:54 AM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"
an anonymous user from: Haslev, Zealand, Denmark

I have just got an email from a woman: Soile Lehtinen;, where it

It said:

"Hello dear

Sorry to disturb your privacy with my sudden email, I got your email address through my research web directory and decided to contact you urgently.

However, I write to inform you of an urgent Business proposal which I have for you

For more details please write back through my google mail:

Your quick response will be highly appreciated


Flat 132 turrent building Anna Goodwin lane Hong Kong.

Tämä sähköpostI sekä sen liitteiden sisältämä tieto on luottamuksellista ja tarkoitettu ainoastaan vastaanottajan käyttöön. SähköpostI saattaa sisältää salassa pidettävää taI luottamuksellista tietoa. Jos tätä sähköpostiviestiä eI ole tarkoitettu sinulle, ole hyvä ja palauta vastaanotettu viestI materiaaleineen lähettäjälle ja poista kaikkI kopiot järjestelmästäsi. Jos et ole tarkoitettu vastaanottaja, otathan huomioon, että kaikkI tietojen paljastaminen, kopiointi, jakaminen ja toiminta sisällön tiedoilla on kiellettyä. Ajattele ympäristöä ennen tämän sähköpostin tulostamista. "

The last stuff, which btw is in Finish, are just a text stating that the emails should only be read by the reciever blablabla..

At first I didn't know what to think about this email, and therefore I replied. I wrote back, that I wasn't interested, if it was a joboffer in a foregin country, and that I would like to know where she have gotten my email from. I didn't answer with any personal information.

I have tried to google the person who have sent this email, and it looks like she's a real person, but I don't think that it's her email then. And I don't think that the email I have sent my answer to is her/or a real email.

Overall, I'm not going to answer the next email I get from her - if I get one, and to inform others, don't answer it either because it's just scam.


January 8, 2018 at 3:23 PM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"
an anonymous user from: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

I just got this exact email:

"Dear X,

Hope you are good and happy today as you read from me. I want you to read this detail email carefully so that you will understand what we have to do concerning this deal and how is going to work out once we agree to work together and be committed to have this deal completed. I want you to stand in the intent (late Mr. James D. Littley) to the total sum of $9,800,000.00 Million Dollars. I contacted you because, if there is no next of kin to this fund; the bank will make it unclaimed fund and liquidate the fund into the Government Reserves Bank. I don't want that to happen, that is while I contacted you so that we can do this deal together and share the fund without the Bank knowing anything about our plans and moves.

I have contacted you in the hope that we can build up a firm relationship upon which this transaction can be executed. I am giving you a rare opportunity to the end that we will receive mutual benefits concerning the deal. It shall pass through all our local inheritance Laws and that of International Banking process; you are going to see everything for yourself as we progress. Please I will like you to keep this deal between you and I alone.

Please I will need you to send to me your contact telephone number and your home address detail so that, I will send to the Attorney to apply for all necessary documents at our High Court of Justice, probate division. As a matter of fact, all logistics involved on this transaction will be take care off by me, such as the obtaining of all the necessary legal documents from the authorities, which I will incur here. In order to ensure a hitch free transfer, certain backs have to be watered in a transaction like this. So this transaction is risk free to you.

After removing all expense incur in regards to the documentations I have earlier explained, we will be sharing 45% for you, 45% for me and 10% for the motherless babies and less privileged people. Please note that, l will be investing most of my share into Hotel industries and Estate building management or any profitable business in your country.

Please also send me an email with your home address as you finish reading this email so that I know we are together and that you have accept this deal and how we are going to share the funds and for the Attorney to start the documentation process in your name as well. The Attorney don't know what we are doing only to help us get the legal documents needed concerning this deal.

I wait to hear from you shortly to know if you agree with this deal.

Kind Regards,

Peter Anderson."


June 10, 2015 at 12:30 PM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"
an anonymous user from: Santa Ana, California, United States

This is theemail I got recently for the same scam, beware:

"Dear XX,

Thanks for your responses to my second email proposal to you. I want you to read this detail email carefully so that you will understand what we have to do concerning this secret deal and how is going to work out once we keep this confidential. I want you to stand as a beneficiary to the total sum of ($19,800,000.00 Million Dollars) since there is no written WILL to the said fund. I have contacted you considering the circumstances of your nomination, if there is no next of kin/ beneficiary to this fund...

Note, that I cannot afford to compromise these virtues considering the money involved, it is necessary for me to be sure of the person to whom I will be entrusting such an amount to in this transaction, my trust is not given out lightly. What I expect from you is trust and total commitment. I want you to know also that we are going to be spending so much in getting all the legal documents you need to contact the Bank for the funds account to be release to you. I want you to take this deal seriously since we are not going to leave any stone unturned.

This is a legitimate transaction of the case of our late client (Mr. James D. Benda). I have contacted you in the hope that we can build up a firm relationship upon which this transaction can be executed. I am giving you a rare opportunity to the end that we will receive mutual benefits concerning the deal. It was my yardstick for nominating you to becoming the beneficiary of the funds account...

I want you to know that we need the assistance of an Attorney; the Attorney will be responsible for drafting and notarization of the Affidavits which shall put you in place as next of kin. He would handle all matters of probate on your behalf, hence you would not have to be here physically, and you will not be required to be here in Court in order to ...


Kindly note that after removing all expense which we incur in regards to what I have earlier explained, we will be percentage sharing will be 45% for me, 45% for you and 10%for the motherless babies and less privileged people. Please note that, l will be investing most of my share for onward investment ( Hotel industries and Estate building management) or any profitable business in your ...

I wait to hear from you shortly to know if you agree on my teams and condition concerning this deal.

Kind Regards,

Peter Anderson.

Mobile: 27844049522."

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April 19, 2015 at 8:12 PM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"
an anonymous user from: Chicago, Illinois, United States

I received a e-mail concerning a proposal regarding a deceased person asking for my phone number to confirm acceptance . I emailed the person back saying unless I get further info on this I will not send my phone number. I got a response back saying I was chosen to be a benificery for a unclaimed money amount of 19,800,000.million dollars.

I sent another back saying not interested do not contact again. I only contacted them because a family member passed 1yr ago and thought it pertained to them in the first E-mail no name or any other info was given just that perposal was for a deceased person . So beware.


April 15, 2015 at 2:44 AM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"
an anonymous user from: Westborough, Massachusetts, United States

Now it is not Nigerian any more - see below.

Note that the Linkedin account was not there any more on the very next day.


"Thanks for accepting my connection in Linkedin and I will formally introduce myself to you. I am a financial Analyst at the Lloyds Bank Plc. I am contacting you concerning an abandoned sum of £12,500,000.00 June 2003, A customer called (Lucas ***) a foreign contractor with Royal Dutch Plc came to our bank for business discussions and investment, As the officer in charge of his transaction then, I encouraged him to consider various growth of funds with prime ratings. Then he invested Nine Million Five Hundred Great British Pounds only. Based on my advice, we were able to spin the initial deposit with profit and interest to 12.5 million GBP. After few months; my bank (Lloyds) sent several notice to him without response and unfortunately, my client died in a car crash along with his nuclear family at France while on sabbatical in the summer of 2007, may their soul rest in peace. He died without leaving a Will and several efforts were made to find his extended family through your embassy without success. Because of the sensitive nature of private banking, most customers don’t nominate next of kin in their investment, also usually in most cases leave their WILLS in our care, in this case; our now deceased client died in-testate.

It is quite clear now that our dear client died with no known or identifiable family member. According to practice, the Private banking sector will by the end of this year broadcast a request for statement of claim to Lloyds Bank Ltd, failing to receive viable claims they will probably revert the deposit to the Management of Lloyds Bank Ltd. This will result the money entering the Lloyds accounting system and the portfolio will be out of my hands and out of the private banking division. What bothers me most is that according to the laws of my country at the expiration of Ten {10} years the funds will revert to the ownership of the United Kingdom Government if nobody applies to claim the funds.

Now, I am prepared to give the necessary details to you as the closest surviving relation of our deceased customer (Lucas ***). I am also proposing that after a successful execution of the business deal, the funds will be shared in the ratio 40/60. You will get 40% and I will be entitled to 60% as the initiator of the deal. You know that I must have done my home work already before contacting you. Although the project is capital intensive, I know I will be able to pull it through following proper banking and legal channels with your assistance at your end. I will tidy up the legal aspect with the assistance of a lawyer who will prepare all the documents that will be needed to transfer the money from United Kingdom to your country...

If you give me positive signals, I will initiate this process towards a conclusion. I wish to inform you that should you not contact me via official channels because our calls are being monitored at the bank. "



April 10, 2015 at 5:55 AM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"
an anonymous user from: Omupo, Kwara, Nigeria

Here is another loan scam:


Do you need a loan to pay off your bills and clear off your Debt? Have you been looking for a Legit Loan Lender? Do you need an Urgent loan or business Loan? Have you be denied of a loan from your bank or any Financial Firm? Kindly contact us on

1)Full Names:


3)Phone Number:

4)Loan Amount Needed:


6)Loan Duration:

contact us now

Mr scott william"


February 3, 2015 at 5:19 PM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"
an anonymous user from: Riyadh, Ar Riya?, Saudi Arabia

I got the following message today:

"I contact you to assist in a deal (name now withheld since this is my second email to you). Acceptance, I need your phone number and reply to this email ( for more explanation. Schmitt for Peter Anderson."


January 19, 2015 at 9:16 AM by
Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"
an anonymous user from: Lagos, Nigeria

Here is another scam:

"Good day everyone, I am Mr lampard kelvin by name, I am a citizen of new york USA, I have been looking forward for a genuine loan company for the past 2 months and all I got was group of scams who made me to trust them and at the end of the day, they duped me of $6000 without giving anything in return, all my hope was lost, I got confused and frustrated,I find it very difficult to feed my family, I never wanted to have anything to do with loan companies on net again, because I never trusted any loan company again since I was scammed, so I went to borrow some money from a friend, I told him all that happened and he said he can help me, that he knows a loan company that can help me, that he just got a loan from them, he directed me on how to apply for the loan, I did as he told me, I applied, though I never believed but I tried and to my greatest surprise my loan was granted to me within 24 hours, I could not believe, I am happy and rich again and I am thanking God that upon this scams all over the places a genuine company like this still exist, please I advise everyone out there who are in need of loan and can be reliable, trusted and capable of paying back at the due time of funds to contact ( ) and be free from scams on the internet. they will never disappoint you."


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Email Scam - "Urgent Business Proposal"