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This scammer writes to me from Germany to tell me he is the Finance Director of Lloyds Banking Group.  He then goes on to tell me how dishonest he is and offers to share £34.5m with me.  He has sent this email to millions of people, so if he really was the dishonest bank official he claims to be, he would find himself arrested and thrown in jail.  In fact, he’s a scammer – he doesn’t want to send you any money – he wants you to send him money.  Ignore him.

From: Mr.Tim J.W.Tookey
Email Address:

Greeting to You….

Please do accept my sincere apologies if my mail does not meet your
personal ethics although, I wish to use this medium to get in touch with
you first because it’s the fastest means. Be so kind to contact me at your
earliest convenient for a possible business transaction involving money
transfer of about £34.5 Million Pounds.

Let me start by introducing myself.Firstly, my full name is Tim J W Tookey
the present Finance Director to Lloyds Banking Group, United Kingdom. View
my profile for more about me:

In one of our periodic auditing I discovered a dormant accounts with
holding balance of £34.5 Million (Thirty Four Million, Five Hundred
thousand British Pounds Sterling), which has not been operated for the
past seven years. From my investigations and confirmations, the owner of
this account is a foreigner. An American accounting consultant and a
Broker by name Mr. Robert J. Gerlich who was among the dead victims of the
11th September 2001,World Trade Center attack and since then nobody has
done anything as regards the claiming of this money because he has no
family members who are aware of the existence of neither the account nor
the funds.

In his bio-data form, he listed no next of kin or relation. In the field
of private banking, opening an account in this way means no one will know
of its existence. Such accounts are rarely held under a name or depositors
use numbers and codes to make the accounts anonymous. I am contacting you
independently of this audit investigation and no one is informed of this
communication and I decided to intimate you with certain facts that I
believe would be of interest to you.

I have secretly discussed this matter with a top senior minister official
of the federal ministry of finance here and we have agreed to find a
reliable foreign partner to deal with us although due to his position he
did not want to take active part but as soon as you follow my instructions
everything will be successfully because we will be working hand in hand
with him. We thus propose to do business with you, standing in as the next
of kin of these funds  from the deceased and after due legal processes
have been followed the fund will be released to your account without delay
and we will use it for investment and to assist the less privileged in the
society because if we left the fund with the government it will be
fortified for nothing and will be used to suppress the poor masses in the

This transaction is totally free of risk and troubles as the fund is
legitimate and does not originate from drug, money laundry, terrorism or
any other illegal act. Finally, I am prepared to share the money with you
and we share the proceeds 60% for me and 40% for you. We can fine-tune
this based on our interactions and with my position/affiliate in the bank
we can get things done in a smooth way. There is a reward for this project
and it is a task well worth undertaking. This business will be completed
within 7 Banking days from the date of the receipt of your response.

What I need from you now to get this business started is the detailed
account information where you want the money to be transferred so that I
will apply for the Release of the fund according to the Inheritance
procedure. Even an empty account is ok.
Please reply me always through my Private Email:{}
They are as follows:

(1) Bank name……………………
(2) Bank address…………………
(3) Account No…………………..
(4) Account name…………………
(5) Swift code if any…………….
(6) Routing No if any…………….
(7) Your full name……………….
(8) Your full residential address….
{9) Your private Tel/fax numbers……
{10} Your Country…………………
{11} Your Age……………………
{12} Your Occupation……………..

I thank you for spearing moments of your very busy schedules to read my
proposal. If you are interested send your response to my email address.

Thank you for your time and attention.

Warmest regards,

Mr. Tim J.W.Tookey