A Scam Email with the Subject "urgent reply needed" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 11 Mar 2009 10:58:37 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "UZOMA JOHN"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir, PLEASE STAND AS THE NEXT-OF-KIN TO MY LATE CLIENT (DR.Donald Jordan) I am John Uzoma a Legal practitioner to the General and Commercial Chambers, situated at Nigeria. I am the personal attorney to DR.Donald Jordan, a National of your country, who used to work with the PPMC as the Executive Director, Oil and Gas, Here in after shall be referred to as my client. On the Monday, 31 July, 2000, my client and his family were involved in an air crash. Unfortunately, all occupants lost there lives. Since then I have made several inquiries to your embassy here to locate any of my clients extended relatives but this has also proved unsuccessful. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to locate you with trust so that you can act as the Next of Kin to my late client in repatriating his funds valued at USD$4.5M [Four million Five hundred United States Dollars only]deposited with UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA, before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable, as the bank has already issued me a mandate notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the next 91 official bank working days. United Bank For Africa. Amount:$4.5 million only. Account Number:Uba45377008 Due to the unsuccessful attempts in locating the relatives getting to Some years now, I seek the consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased , so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Therefore, on receipt of your positive response, we shall then discuss the sharing ratio and modalities for transfer. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us have this transaction accomplished. I have all the documents (DEATH CERTIFICATE AND DEPOSIT CERTIFICATE)that guarantee this transaction is executed under a legitimate arrangement. This will protect everyone involved from breach of the law. I will also send you text of claim application to fill out. You shall be expect to fill it out and forwarded to the bank, requesting for the immediate remittance of the fund into your nominated account. It is worthy to note that due to the nature of this transaction absolute confidentiality is required when the fund has been remitted into your nominated account. I must assure you, once again, this transaction is safe and free from any encumbrance because adequate arrangement have been put in place for its success. All is required of you is absolute sincerity. kindly reply me with:email@example.com Best Regards, Barr john uzoma Senior Partner.