This is a very common advance fee scam. Just look how many different addresses and "identifications" he uses...
It was funny though because he told me the person died in Bali terrorist bombings and send me a photo of the monument erected with their names. However the name he mentioned was not on the monument! LOL HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA
It is my humble opinion that they think we are more stupid than they are...
Barrister Abdullah B.Sidek
this seems to be a DIGI mobile number
Other emails and names used:
Barrister Abdullah Bin Hamzah
Barrister Abdullah Bin Abdul Karim
firstname.lastname@example.orgBarrister Abdul Aziz Ibrahim
Barrister Abdul Razak Yaacob
Barr, Ahmad Osman Esq
Barrister Ahmad Osman
BARRISTER HAJI SULAIMAN ABDULLAH
Advocate Haji Sulaiman Abdullah
Abdul Halim Ushah
Yacob Karim Mohamed
BARRISTER, HALIZAH BINTI ABDULLAH AZLINA. [Esq.]
His emails are as following:
I am Abdullah B.Sidek , an attorney at law. A deceased client of mine,by name Mr. Michael ......................., who here in after shall be referred to as my client, died as the result of a heart-related condition on November 2002.His heart condition was due to loses and shock from the death of members of his family and associates on 12th October, 2002 in terrorist attack in Bali as reported on:
I have contacted you to assist in distributing the money left behind by my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this deposit valued at Six Million Five Hundred Thousand U.S dollars ($6, 500 000) is lodged. This bank has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the account will be confiscated. My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my named client, since you have the same last name, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage. All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be provided. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through.This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from many breach of the law. If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology. I must use this opportunity to implore you to exercise the utmost indulgence to keep this matter extraordinary confidential, whatever your decision, while I await your prompt response. Please contact me at once to indicate your interest. I will like you to acknowledge the receipt of this e-mail as soon as possible and treat with absolute confidentiality and sincerity. I look forward to your response.
Barr. Abdullah B.Sidek
PS here is a better photo of the same monument that I found online!
God bless internet...
UPDATE THE FOLLOW UP
after I send an email showing my interest to the scam
Dear NAME SURNAME
Thanks for your prompt response to my e-mail. Please go through this
e-mail with great attention as that will bring closer the picture of what
assistance I need from you. I got your contact from a research company
based in china, which made it easy for me to come about you. I have
labored immensely to get someone with the same last name who will help me
in this regard.
Firstly, I want you to comprehend that you were contacted just for the
fact that you have the same last, surname as my late client, not that you
are necessarily related to him. i will also like to clearly make you
understand, that legally, you have nothing to worry about, as far as this
inheritance claim is concerned. As a barrister and custodian of law with
so many years of experience, I make bold to say with full authority, that
this business is totally legal, and safe.
I was the deceased client’s attorney. This legally, means that I am
mandated to carry out any business dealings on his behalf, as if he was
present. I was his attorney for several years, until his death. I was his
My deceased client had no next of kin to inherit the mentioned amount. He
is originally from Australia going by the information he provided to me.
He sojourned into my country in the late 90's and had vast business
interests though his major concern was importation. based on the brief he
gave me, he disassociated himself from his people over some family
differences and lost contact with them long ago before coming to live and
invest in my country Malaysia where he lived until he died in 2002, he
never contacted his relatives while he lived here neither did they know
where and how he ended up. Sequel to that, I am assuring you that nobody
will come up to put claims to this fund anytime any day.
Being his legal assistance when he was alive, I am the only person who can
confirm to the bank the claim of any next of kin, and also advice the bank
to effect payment to such a beneficiary. I want you to put up a claim as
the next of kin to the deceased when authorized to do so, and when the
money gets into your account. we will share the found on mutual benefits
(60% - 40%). 60% for me while 40% for you. All expenses will be deducted
before we share the fund on agreed percentage
If you agree with the term, then this is how we are going to progress with
(a) .I will provide you with some documents for the claim as we proceed.
(b). When the bank receives your claims application; they will immediately
draw my attention to it, notifying me that some one has put up a claim as
the next of kin to the deceased. I will be asked by the bank to verify the
authenticity of the said claim, and recommend to them what action they
(c). The bank on the receipt of my confirmation will now get in touch with
you, asking that you present them with your banking coordinates, so that
they can transfer the money into your nominated account. When the bank
receives your banking information, they will release the money into your
(d). You are to scan and send an identification card such as your
international passport or driving license. This is to enable me know if
you have the capability to contract.
The above is a very concise explanation of the entire process of this
transaction. This mentioned process, will only take some banking days to
Now, I will only do this business with you, on the condition that you will
promise to be absolutely honest with me, and that you will respect the
confidentiality of this business transaction, and keep it as such. I will
provide you with every necessary prove as and when do as I need to protect
my interest in this transaction.
Finally, I need to have your full name, your contact address your private
phone number for easy communication.
Barrister Abdullah B. Sidek
the email with his "details"
RADZI & ABDULLAH
NO. 7(2) A, BANGUNAN LKNP
LURAH TEMERLOH, JALAN
AHMAD SHAH, 28000
TEMERLOH, PAHANG MALAYSIA.
Dear NAME SURNAME,
I am much glad to get your responds. I am glad that I have found someone
who will assist me in putting up the claim. Like I told you earlier, this
transaction is quite simple and has no form of adverse legal implication.
All you need now is to proceed with the process of making the claim. We
need to have a legal binding (an agreement) which will govern us in the
course of this transaction. Attach are my full identities. I will like to
have yours to enable me have a good picture of you as well.
The agreement I am going to send to you will guild us till we accomplish
the process of the claim.
I need your contact address to enable me prepare the agreement of this
transaction. Also, I need the information requested from you on my
previous email. Please Mr.SURNAME , I will be glad if we finalize this
transaction within a short frame of time as the rate of our progress
depends on how fast you are complying.
Attach are my identities once again.
I hope this will aid in immensely in bringing us close and as well help in
accomplishing this transaction as soon as possible.
Have a nice day.
Barrister Abdullah B.Sidek
From his email i got his source IP address is 22.214.171.124 located in
AND A SIMPLE WHOIS REQUEST SHOWS:
|126.96.36.199 - Geo Information|
|City||Kuala Lumpur, 14 -|
|Organization||Telekom Malaysia Berhad|
|ISP||Telekom Malaysia Berhad|
|AS Number||AS17464 Hosting Services (MYLOCA),|
|Distance||8820.04 km (5480.52 miles)|
188.8.131.52 - Whois Information
% [whois.apnic.net node-3]
% Whois data copyright terms http://www.apnic.net/db/dbcopyright.html
inetnum: 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
descr: TELEKOM MALAYSIA BERHAD,
descr: HOSTING SERVICES, DSD,
descr: MYLOCA, INTERNET DATA CENTRE.
descr: This space is statically assigned.
status: ALLOCATED PORTABLE
remarks: This object can only be updated by APNIC hostmasters.
remarks: To update this object, please contact APNIC
remarks: hostmasters and include your organisation's account
remarks: name in the subject line.
changed: email@example.com 20100224
person: Azman Ali
address: 20th Floor, Wisma Celcom Semarak
address: Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz
address: 50400 Kuala Lumpur
changed: firstname.lastname@example.org 20050202
person: mohd Ghazali Sabri
address: 3rd Floor, TM IT Complex
address: 3300 Lingkaran Usahawan 1 Timur
address: 63000 Cyber Jaya Selangor
changed: email@example.com 20011126
other ip: 18.104.22.168
other ip: 22.214.171.124
other ip: 126.96.36.199
other ip: 188.8.131.52
other ip: 184.108.40.206
other ip: 220.127.116.11
other ip: 18.104.22.168
other ip: 22.214.171.124
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