In 2010 I got many scam emails asking me to give over my details in
return for a large cash deposit. Here is one more I was emailed
today. I guess a new year doesn’t mean they have stopped trying to
scam money from people. Thankfully God will hold them to account.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: “TIM TOOKEY”
> Date: 19 January 1955 9:00:00 AM
> From The Desk of: Mr.Tim J.W. Tookey
> Group Finance Director of
> Lloyds Banking Group
> 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN
> Good day,
> I am Mr. Tim J W Tookey, the Group Finance Director of Lloyds
> Banking Group. I personally discovered a dormant account with a
> total sum of
> $85,000,000.00 [EIGHTY FIVE MILLION DOLLARS] during our Bank’s
> Annual Year Account Auditing.
> Since the death of the deceased, nobody has operated in this
> account till date. Moreover, this account has NO BENEFICIARY
> attached to it.
> Definitely, this fund will be confiscated by our BANKING CODE OF
> ETHICS if it remains dormant for a period of  year without any
> In this regard, I earnestly need your full cooperation in
> transferring this money out of our bank to avoid our bank
> confiscating this fund.
> HOW THE TRANSACTION CAN BE HANDLED:
> As the group finance director of our bank, all client’s account
> details and files are in my possession and that makes it easy for
> me to include your name as the beneficiary
> of the fund in all necessary documents involving the money we wish
> to transfer out from our bank.
> Most importantly, you will be required to:
> (1). Act as the original beneficiary of the funds.
> (2). Receive the funds into a business/private bank account.
> (3). At the completion of this transaction, the sharing rates shall
> be 50%
> for me while 50% for you.
> Note: I will split the transfer into two 2 stages for easy and
> smooth transfer.
> Firstly, the sum of $80,000,000.00 will transfer to any valid
> foreign account you will nominate, then upon a successful transfer
> without any disappointment from our side;
> I will then fly to meet you in your home destination for sharing,
> thereafter we will jointly transfer the remaining balance of
> $5,000,000.00. I will also like us to invest some part of the money
> in your country.
> If you accept to work with me, you will be given 50% of the total
> money as your share and 50% for me. So the main question is, will
> you partner me in this transaction?.
> If you are willing to cooperate in this project, Kindly view my
> identification link below and also contact me through my private
> email (email@example.com )
> In the meantime,I suggest we communicate strictly via electronic
> I AWAIT YOUR URGENT REPLY.
> Yours Truly,
> Tim J.W.Tookey