This email with the subject "About Engr. Douglas Murray." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 18 Mar 2007 12:20:46 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Ben Okonji" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP Falomo, Ikoyi Lagos-Nigeria UNIT5K NG. Hello Murray, With due respect, trust and humility, I write you this proposal believing that it will receive the most desired attention from you even as we have not had any previous correspondence, Although, I am constrained by insufficient information about you, but I will express in full the main objectives of this proposal. Mr. Ben Okonji of AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP, the personal account manager of Engr. Douglas Murray a nationale of your country, who used to work with MINING CONSTRUCTION COMPANY here in Nigeria. On the Saturday, 22nd of October, 2005 , our customer, his wife And their two children were involved in plane crash Boeing 737 flight that killed 117 people. All occupants of the plane unfortunately lost their lives. Since then several inquiries have been made to locate any of his extended relatives this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track his name, which is the same with yours, to locate any member of his family, or relative hence I contacted you. I am contacting you to assist in repatriating the money he left behind in our bank before they got confiscated or declared irretrievable by our bank due to lack of servicing of the account, bear in mind, that it does not matter if you know the actual person or not but as far as you have the same surname with him there is no barrier in transferring the money to you, he deposited the sum of US$6.8 million dollars in our bank AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP and the banking guidelines of AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP and the GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA FEDERATION stipulates that if an account remained un-serviceable for over a period of 2 years such money will be confiscated and this will happen in the next few days,if nobody comes for the money Since we have not seen any body for the money for the last two years and our bank has been notifying the notary public about this money in the past one year,now I seek your consent to present yourself as the next of kin of the deceased since you have the same surname with him so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$6.8 million dollars can be paid to you and then we can discuss on what we are going to use the money for. Furthermore, I have used my position as the account manager of the deceased to hold this money up to this moment telling our organization and the federation that the deceased next of kin has inquired for the money and will apply for it any moment from now, that is the reason the money has remained up to this moment without confiscation and it has but few days for the confiscation to take effect if nobody applies for it. I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect us from any breach of the law. Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you by fax or email the text of the application . I will not fail to bring to your notice this transaction is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any atom of fear as all required arrangements have been made for the transfer. All I require is your honest co-operation, a guarantee of your sincerity and capability to enable us conclude this deal. Please due to the nature of this transaction, we advice that you maintain absolute confidentiality while it lasts. if you are interested Kindly reply through my alternative mail: (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please include your Telephone number and fax for fast communication. Anticipating your urgent reply. Regards, Mr. Ben Okonji. ________________________________________ PeoplePC Online A better way to Internet http://www.peoplepc.com