This email with the subject "NEXT OF KIN" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 10 Jul 2010 17:43:03 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Barrister John <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Next Of Kin, I am John Ademola ,a solicitor at law. I am the Personal Attorney to a late client and a National of your Country, who has lived in Nigeria for the past fifty years and worked with Shell development Oil Company/Refinery as the chief engineer, and whom here in after shall be referred to as my client. On the 2nd of may 2006, my client, was involved in a fatal car accident along sagbama express road .All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives, my client was one of them. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating most especially,the money left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposits were lodged. Particularly, the Standard Investment Trust Bank where the deceased had an account valued at about 14.7 million dollars has issued me a notice to provide the Next of kin, or have the account confiscated. I seek your consent to present you as the Next of kin of the deceased since you have the same last name so that the proceeds of this account valued at 14.7 million dollars can be paid to you, as my clients Next of Kin, and then we can share the amount on a mutual agreed percentage.All legal documents to back up your claim as the deceased Next of Kin, will be provided. All I require is your honest co-operation to enable us see this deal through. Please forward the below information as soon as you read this email: Your full name: Your contact address: Your direct telephone number: I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me to enable us discuss further about this transaction as soon as you receive this email. You can also forward your reply to (firstname.lastname@example.org) I await your urgent response. Best Regards, John Ademola (Esq.)