This email with the subject "Next of Kin" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Sep 2006 04:08:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Emile mankah" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
AUDITING AND ACCOUNTING UNIT. FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPT. BANK IN SPAIN MADRID I have decided to contact you on a business transaction that will be very beneficial to both of us at the end of the transaction. During our investigation and auditing in this bank, my department came across a very huge sum of money in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers who died along with his entire family in plane crash of Kenya Airways Flight 431 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in February 7th 2000. We have carefully extract the account information and have kept this secretly since them to enable us execute the transfer of the fund in case none of the decease relation came up for the claim. We have been planning for the completion of this project ever since and the proper time for us to execute the transfer is now. This is the reason, I have decided to contact you and solicit for your assistance to execute the claim of this fund. You will be requested submit an application of claim to the bank as the next of kin to claim the money for our own personal use as it happen that his relatives are not available up till now, I will still obtain a genuine legal backing with your name which will place you in the position of the bona fide next of kin to the deceased. Furthermore, the amount involved is ($25.000, 000.00) Twenty five Million, United State Dollars, if my proposal interests you then you will have to furnish me with your full name and address including fax and phone numbers, age and profession. As soon as I received your reply, I will send to you Text of application form which you will fill and submit to the bank as his next of kin. After due verification and clarification by the board members of the bank approval will be issue and payment made into your would be nominated bank account. Be rest assured that their is no risk involved as I have perfected and made the necessary arrangements to back you up in claiming the fund but you have to maintain the high secrecy which this transaction demands as the bank does not know that I am using you to claim the Money. After the completion of the transfer, the fund will be share between you and us in this way 60% for me and my friends 30% will be for you, while 10% will be for expenses incurred. I will like to invest my own part of the money in your country base on your advice. I will furnish you with the details and application as soon as you reply this mail. Thanks as I await your reply. Best Regards, Emile Mankah