From: UL05 UL05@app12.sarvdns.org
Date: 3 August 2012 17:26
Subject: Accident Injuries
Injury / Claim types
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The spam leads you to a side called autoaxident.com on 22.214.171.124 which appears to belong to Confluence Networks in the UAE. The WHOIS details are privacy protected (never a good sign for this type of site). Nameservers show an Indian connection, they are dns1.bigrock.in and dns2.bigrock.in. The spam is sent through a relay service at 126.96.36.199 (lbsmtp.org, India).
from: AnnieThomas email@example.com
date: 6 August 2012 08:15
subject: Re: RTA - Injuries
Awaiting your reply.
Sent: Sat, 04 Aug 2012 14:11:40
Subject: RTA - Injuries
Dear Mr. Xxxx Xxxx
Thanks for sending us your message.
Please send your contact phone number and address.
Also if you have time please fill up form available at www.autoaxident.com and press continue button instead of submit to get the full claim form to be filled.
Upon receipt of your phone number solicitor Mr. Lamb Brook will contact you for compensation for your injury
Customer Care Executive
Auto Accident Claim Company
Phone No. +44 20 3286 4645
Website - www.autoaxident.com
The originating IP was 188.8.131.52 (TATA Indicom, India), so there's the Indian connection again.
Several things don't stand up with this pitch. One of them is the solicitor's name of "Mr. Lamb Brook". That's quite an unusual name, and it probably comes as no surprise to find that there is no such solicitor listed by the Law Society in the UK. Oddly, the telephone number quoted seems potentially valid and is a London number. Update: the name of the law firm is Lamb Brooks and not an individual solicitor, note however that Lamb Brooks are not sending out this unsolicited mail, I suspect that they are not even aware of it.
The email address of "Annie Thomas" firstname.lastname@example.org also gives some clues. rediffmail.com is almost exclusively used in India, thus confirming that this is an Indian-based scam again, Googling this email address shows several clues with a background of buying and selling leads.
This thread ties the email address up with a user called lalchand38 and this is linked to a Twitter account at https://twitter.com/LCS38 (Lalchand / @LCS38) who appears to be Lalchand Sobhani who also uses an email address of email@example.com. You can see his dating profile here and there are several other matches on Google for the same email address which show an interesting variety of enterprises including shipping prescription medications from India to the US.
So Annie Thomas is either Lalchand Sobhani or someone working for him. The solicitor in the UK does not exist. Mr Sobhani has gone to some efforts to hide his involvement here too.
What is probably going on here is lead generation through spam. Lalchand Sobhani is probably trying to generate personal injury leads to resell on to others. In any case, dealing with spammers is unlikely to be beneficial and it could lead to you being seriously out of pocket.