This email with the subject "URGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 10 Sep 2010 20:36:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "DR KHALIL HASSAN"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNION BANK PLC. 53 BROAD STREET, LAGOS ISLAND. NIGERIA DEAR SIR, I AM THE BANK MANAGER OF UNION BANK PLC OF NIGERIA. I WILL LIKE TO DO A VERY BRIEF BUSINESS WITH YOU, THERE IS ADORMANT ACCOUNT IN MY BANK WITH A CREDIT BALANCE OF (USD$21.000.000.00)TWENTY-ONE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS, WHICH HAS BEEN DORMANT FOR ABOUTFOUR YEARS NOW. ON MY FURTHER INVESTIGATION, I DISCOVERED THAT THE OWNER OF THIS ACCOUNT, A FOREIGNER DIED ALSO FOURYEARS AGO IN A MOTOR ACCIDENT AND THAT HE LEFT NO BENEFICIARIES AND NEXT OF KIN FOR THE ACCOUNT, BECAUSE HE WAS HIDING THE SOURCE OF THE MONEY FROM THE GOVERNMENT.WHAT I NEEDED FROM YOU IS TO USE YOUR NAME AS THE BENEFICIARY AND NEXT OF KIN TO THE ORIGINAL ACCOUNT OWNER. AND THEN USE MY POSITION AS THE MANAGER AND GIVE CLEARANCE FOR ONWARD REMITTANCE OF THIS FUND INTO YOUR NOMINATED ACCOUNT. I WILL SUPPLY YOU WITH ALL THE NECESSARY INFORMATION ABOUT THE ACCOUNT, WHICH YOU WILL PRESENT TO THE BANK THROUGH A LAWYER.AFTER THE BANK HAS ACCEPTED YOUR APPLICATION, THEN I WILL MOVE AHEAD TO DESTROY EVERY DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS BUSINESS. AND WE WILL GO AHEAD TO SHARE THIS FUND AT A RATIO OF 70% FOR ME AND 25% FOR YOUR SERVICES TO ME AND THE REMAINING 5% WILL BE SET ASIDE FOR ANY EXPENSES INCURRED DURING THIS TRANSACTION. THANKS YOURS FAITHFULLY, DR KHALIL HASSAN