This email with the subject "NOTIFICATION OF REQUEST" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Mar 2010 11:11:43 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was FRANKLIN DAVIES (ESQ.) <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DAVID WEST & ASSOCIATES FEDERAL MINISTRY OF JUSTICE Legal Practitioner/Solicitors & Advocators of Law Idowu Taylor Street Victoria Island. Dear Sir/Madam, RE: NOTIFICATION OF REQUEST On behalf of the Trustees and Executor of the Estate of my late client, I once again try to notify you as my earlier letter to you returned undelivered. I hereby attempt to reach you again by this same email address partaking the WILL, on the 27th January 2003, my client, his wife and their only Child were involved in the Ikeja bomb explosion, For reference, pleasevisit this site:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/2698081.stm My client and his family unfortunately lost their lives as they were living very close to the Army barracks where it started.I have contacted you to assist in distributing the money left behind by my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank valued at Two Million Dollars my client also had One Million Five Hundred thousand Dollars deposited in security firm in London, as he operated a dual business venture which makes a total deposit valued at Three Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars lodged. Both the bank and security firm in London has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin as his personal attorney or the funds will be confiscated. This may sound strange and unbelievable to you, but it is real and true. Being a widely traveled man, he must have been in contact with you in the past or possibly you were simply recommended to him by one of his numerous friends abroad who wished you good. Until his death, my deceased client was a member of the Institute for Philanthropy as well other Recognized Organizations and associations worldwide. He had a very good heart and was a true philanthropist. His great philanthropy earned him numerous awards during his life time, His WILL is now ready for execution. According to him this money is to support humanitarian activities and to help the poor and the needy in your society. Please if I succeed in reaching you this time around as I am hoping, kindly endeavor to get back to me as soon as possible to enable me conclude my job. I hope to hear from you in no distance time either through this E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Sincerely yours, FRANKLIN DAVIES(ESQ.) PRINCIPAL PARTNER FEDERAL MINISTRY OF JUSTICE Legal Practitioner/Solicitors & Advocators of Law Idowu Taylor Street Victoria Island.