ID scam from "barrister" Seung Anthony Palmer Tang
A clumsy variation of the dead client scam has been sent to New Zealand lawyers. This purports to be from a barrister in China.
From: Seung Anthony Palmer Tang <email@example.com>
Subject: Urgent Needed
I am Barrister Seung Anthony Palmer Tang from China.I want to inform you than an amount of US$10 Million will be moved on your name as the legal beneficiary of my late client,a national of your country who died on 14 Apr2010 in Yushu county in north-west province of Qinghai earthquake during his business trip to the province. You can read more about the earthquake through the below link:http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/apr/14/china-earthquake-death-toll-yushu, I need your help to receive this money and you will get 40% of the money while I get 60%. You will either receive this amount through a bank wire transfer or though bank draft. Please send your Full Names, Direct Telephone Numbers, and Physical Address.
More details will be given to you upon your reply.Your quick response will be highly appreciated.
Barrister Seung Anthony Palmer Tang (Esq).
Last updated on the 23rd June 2014