This email with the subject "From The Desk Of :Mr.Paul Eze" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 27 Aug 2008 02:53:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Paul Eze" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From The Desk Of :Mr.Paul Eze
Equitorial Trust Bank Plc
Plot 245 Adeolu Hope wall Street
Victoria Island Lagos-Nigeria
Private Email :firstname.lastname@example.org
I am Mr.Paul Eze Branch Manager with EQUITORIAL TRUST BANK PLC LAGOS NIGERIA,I discovered an abandoned sum of $16.311million u.s. dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late Engineer.Renold ,a contractor with an Oil Development company in Nigeria (NIGERIA NATIONAL PETROLUEM CORPORATION)and who here-in after shall be referred to as my client,on Sunday 2ND February,2003,18:50 GMT my client,and his family were involved in Ikeja bomb blast infortunately they lost their lives in the process of the bomb blast.
I cease this medium to make it known to you that since then ,I have made several inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended Relatives, this is also prove d unsuccessful,hence my contact with you,I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Bank where these huge deposits were lodged,particularly with the EQUITORIAL TRUST BANK PLC,where the deceased had an account valued at about (USD$16.311 Million United States Dollars).The bank issued me a notice to provide the Next Of Kin or have his deposit with them confiscated within the next Ten official working days.
Since i have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 3 years now,I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased to have the account confiscated within the next Ten(10)official working days.The reason for contacting you is because you are a foreigner and can act in the capacity of the next of kin to my deceased client,and as such will enable a change of ownership through the bank,so that the proceeds of this account valued at (USD$16.311 Million United States Dollars),can be paid into your account since no one came for it,then you and I will share the money in this ratio 50% to me,50% to you. For clarity,this transaction is 100% risk free and you have nothing to worry about as all necessary machineries will putted in place to make sure this funds is paid to you as the legitimate beneficiary to it.To commence this transaction, I require you to immediately indicate you interest by a return e- mail and enclose your private contact telephone number and fax number full name and address to enable me file letter of claim to the appropriate departments for necessary approvals before the transfer can be made.
Note also, this transaction must be kept STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL because of its nature. For confirmation of this transaction please refer to these sites:
All I req uire is your honest co-operation to enable us see this deal through.I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate that will protect you and me from any breach of the law.
I look forward to hear from you.Please Call me on this number +234-1-802-655-2103 immdeately for more information so we can make progress.