This email with the subject "Urgent Response Needed" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 10 Feb 2010 12:14:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Lewis Frank"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Barrister Lewis Frank, a solicitor at law. I am the personal Attorney To Mr.Hanson Scott, a national of your country, On the 21st of April 2008, my client was involved in a car accident along badagry express road here in Lags Nigeria. Unfortunately he lost his life. 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 this Funds was deposited. The Bank where the deceased have an account valued atabout 10 million US dollars Has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the Money Confiscated within the next twenty official working days.Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives, I now seek your consent to present you as the next of kin Of the deceased so that the Proceeds of this funds valued at 20 million dollars can be cleared and transfered to your bank account, subsequently to be shared among us If you agree, we can discuss your percentage. I have all 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. Note: On receipt of this mail, forward to me your full contact address including your phone and fax numbers and your international passport or drivers lisence or any valid I.D card for the proceedings of this transactin. Best regards, BARRISTER LEWIS FRANK