I just got an email from a "Tony Smith". is this the same guy you are talking about?
Direct and private Telephone + 448714749902
Direct and private fax number + 448701310683
I am Mr. TONY SMITH Bank Manager of Lloyds TSB bank Tower Bridge Road
London. I have urgent and very confidential business proposition for
On June 6, 2000, Mr. Barry Kelly made a numbered time (Fixed) Deposit
forty-eight months, (being four years) valued at US$40,000,000.00,
Million, Dollars) in my branch.
Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarding address
got no reply. After a month, we sent a reminder and finally we
from his employers, that Mr. Barry Kelly died from tsunami on his
in Thailand 26 December 2004. On further investigation, I found out
died without making a WILL and all attempts to trace his next of kin
I therefore made further investigation and discovered that Mr. Barry
did not declare any kin or relations in all his official documents,
including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my Bank. This sum of
has carefully been moved out of my bank to a security company for
No one will ever come forward to claim it. According to British Law, at
expiration of (three) years, the money will revert to the ownership of
British Government if nobody applies to claim the fund.
Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you to stand in as the
of the money I deposited it in a security company in two trunk boxes
the security company does not know the contents of the boxes as I
them to be photographic materials for export. I am writing you because
a public servant (Manager with the bank), I cannot operate a foreign
or have an account that is more than $1m.
I want to present you as the owner of the boxes in the security company
you can be able to claim them with the help of my attorney. This is
I will like you to provide immediately your full names and address so
the Attorney will prepare the necessary documents which will put you in
place as the as the owner of the boxes.
The money will be moved out for us to share in the ratio of 70% for me
30% for you. There is no risk at all as all the paperwork for this
transaction will be done by the Attorney and this will guarantees the
successful execution of this transaction.
If you are interested, please reply immediately via my email address
your response, I shall then provide you with more details and relevant
documents that will help you understand the transaction.
Please observe utmost confidentiality, and rest assured that this
transaction would be most profitable for both of us because I shall
your assistance to invest my share in (Buying of properties like
hotels and doing charity works etc)
Please do send me your private/mobile telephone fax number so that we
have a smooth communication.
Awaiting your urgent reply only via my email
Thanks and regards.
Edit: if you want, i can try to catch him ( i can't tell you how though, so sorry, but i'll tell you i'll use my skills ( small skills. but skills ) to try to catch him )
Edit2: Also, did the scammer give you his phone number?