This email with the subject "YOUR URGENT RESPONDS NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 18 Jul 2007 03:56:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MIKE KENNEDY" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Mr. Mike Kennedy Nat west Bank 57 Victoria Street SW1H HOP London U.K. TEL: +44 701 112 7739 Dear Friend, This letter is not intended to cause any embarrassment in whatever Form, Rather it is intended to contact your esteemed self, with warm heart I Offer My friendship, and greetings, and I hope this mail meets you in good Time. However Strange or surprising this contact might seem to you, as we have not met personally or had any dealings in the past, I humbly ask that you take due consideration of its importance and immense benefit. I got to know of You in search for a reputable and reliable person via the internet, too assist me in an urgent need requiring utmost trust And confidentiality, and coupled With my deep interest to invest in your country. I am Mr. Mike Kennedy, the Manager audit and accounts unit, foreign remittance adepts. Nat west Bank plc London. In January 6th 1999, One Mr. Alex Kuriliak, a Lebanese National, A consultant/contractor With the Chevron Oil Company USA, NNPC Nigeria and Saudi Arabia Oil Company made numbered time (Fixed) deposit, valued at US$48,500,000.00 (Fourth eight million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars), for twelve (12) calendar months in my Bank branch. Upon maturity, we sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply. After a month, we sent a reminder And finally we discovered from one of his contract employers that Mr. Alex Kuriliak died of a plane crash. ****Checks out this websites: of the plane crash that Involved this deceased customer a Lebanese. www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/12/25/world/main590221.shtml On further investigation, I found out that he died without making a WILL, and all attempts to trace his Next of Kin were fruitless. I therefore made further Investigation and discovered that, Mr. Alex Kuriliak did not declare any next of kin or relations in all his official documents,including his bank deposit paperwork in my Bank. This sum of US$48,500,000.00 is still in my Bank and the interest is being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year. No one will ever come forward to claim it. In accordance with the British Law, at the expiration of 8 (eight) years, the money will revert to the ownership of The British Government if nobody applies to claim the fund. Consequently, I shall present you as a foreign partner to stand in as the Next of kin To Mr. Alex Kuriliak, So that you and I can Benefit from the fruits of this transaction to enhance humanitarian organization world wide. Upon Acceptance, I shall direct you on whom to contact so that, he can give you the copy of The Nat west Bank Plc "Next of Kin Payment Application Form. Let me give you the detailed information on how this business would successfully transact. We shall employ the services of an Attorney who will draft a WILL and naturalized the WILL in the court and obtain all the relevant papers in your name for the necessary documentations for payment approval in my Bank headquarters and in your Favor. The money will be share in the ratio of 65% for me, 30% for you. There is no risk Involved as I will use my position as the Manager, audit and accounts unit, foreign remittance adepts. to secure approvals and guarantee the Successful execution of this transaction and it will take only10-14 working days. Please you must observe Utmost confidentiality if these proposals interest you, and please include your private phone number for easy communication so that I can provide you with more Details that will help you in the transaction. Awaiting your urgent reply ASAP. Via email email@example.com Yours Sincerely, Mr. Mike Kennedy