Sick 419 scammers prey on Concorde victims

Thursday, 13 April 2006, 12:59 AM EST

A new variation of the 419 scam is in circulation, this time purporting to come from a representative of a passenger on the ill-fated Air France Concorde flight 4590 that crashed in France in July 2000.

The emails claim to be from a chartered accountancy firm that has found an old bank account containing £20m belonging to one of the victims, Christian Eich.

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