This email with the subject "Attention:-Sir/Madam" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 29 Mar 2007 13:36:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
Mrs Sofia Akunta Standard Trust Bank plc Reply to: email@example.com Attention:-Sir/Madam I am an Accountant with STANDARD TRUST BANK PLC, My name is Mrs. Sofia Akunta , I am the personal Account Manager to Engineer Anderson, a National of your country, who used to work with (SHELL PETROLUME DEVELOPMENT COMPANY) in Nigeria, as an Expatriate. Here in after shall be referred to as my client On 21 April 2002, my client, his wife, and their three children were involved in a car accident along Sagamu expressway. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives. Since then I have made several inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended Relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his last name over the Internet, to locate any member of his family hence I contacted 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 the STANDARD TRUST BANK PLC. Where the deceased had an account Valued at about ($3.472,000 Million U S Dollars) has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin. Or have the account confiscated within the next ten official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 4 years now, 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 ($3.472,000 Million U S Dollars) can be paid to you and then you and me Can share the money. 50% to me and 45% to you,The the remaning 5% Percent will be for the espenses that will be reqiured for any cost. An attorney will be contracted to help us revalidated and notarize all the necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us seeing this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you. From any breach of the law. I can send to you my drivers lisence, including my international passport and some of my photo if which to see my face. Note: I will like you to contact me through my alternative email address for security reason so here is the email address : firstname.lastname@example.org Best Regards, Mrs Sofia Akunta Standard Trust Bank plc Reply to: email@example.com