Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Barrister Larry Morris Esq Attention :

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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

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From: Barrister Larry Morris Esq <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:14:05 +0000
Subject: Attention :

Attention :

I am Barrister Larry Morris Freedom Chamber, I want to inform you that your fund payment file was brought to my office this morning for me to confiscating your fund base on the director of the western union here in Benin Republic he said I should sign power of attorney to divert your fund to the Government Treasury account just because you can not pay for the fee of your fund which is $155.00 before you start receiving your fund, in his words, he said that you abandon your fund for some times now without hearing from you, my spirit did not allow me to cancel your fund because I know the value and the important of what you are about to loose, I told the director of the western union to wait until I heard from you today and I will know the reason you rejected such amount of Six million five hundred thousand united states dollars ($6.5 million) which I know it will change your life future initially , I don’t see any reason you will abandon the fund because of $155.00 require fee.

I want your urgent response as soon as you receive this email and to explain to me the reason you abandon your fund, or if you don’t need it again then I will send you a power of attorney which you will sign and I will change your name to another person so that the Government will not claim this which belongs to you. I will wait to hear from you as soon as possible, here is my contact Email:( [email protected] )


Barrister Larry Morris Esq.

Technical Analysis

This Email was sent via a probably hacked Hotmail account douglasantonnnn. They appear to have used Facebook authentication to connect to the account. The Email headers do not give anything away about the origin. The domain is a free Email host that offers a range of “amusing” domain names in the form @mail2{forename}.com.

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