This other variation of the Nigeria 419 scam looks quite good, until you realise that it has two main problems: it doesn’t have a return physical address, and it comes from Tony Gray, but it is signed by Rob Lenox. It also comes from an Italian ISP.
From: BELETS CONSULTANTS
Sent: 29 October 2004 13:21
My name is Tony Gray.I am a senior partner in the firm of BELETS Consultants: Private Investigators and Security Consultants. We are conducting a standard process investigation on behalf of The Bank of Scotland, the international Banking conglomerate. This investigation involves a client who shares the same surname with you and also the circumstances surrounding investments made by this client at The Bank of Scotland.
The Bank of Scotland Private Banking client died intestate and nominated no successor in title over the investments made with the Bank. The essence of this communication with you is to request you provide us information/comments on any or all of the four issues:
1-Are you aware of any relative/relation who shares your same surname whose last known contact address was Cannes, France?
2-Are you aware of any investment of considerable value made by such a person at the Private Banking Division of The Bank of Scotland?
3-Born on the 1st of June 1927
4-Can you establish beyond reasonable doubt your eligibility to assume status of successor in title to the deceased?
It is pertinent that you inform us ASAP whether or not you are familiar with this personality that we may put an end to this communication with you and our inquiries surrounding this personality. You must appreciate that we are constrained from providing you with more detailed information at this point.
Please respond to this mail as soon as possible to afford us the opportunity to close this investigation.
Thank you for accommodating our enquiry.