This email with the subject "INTERCONTINENTAL BANK NIGERIA LIMITED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 26 Oct 2006 06:17:40 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
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FROM THE DESK:MR. ADAMS WILLIAMS. MANAGER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATION. INTERCONTINENTAL BANK NIGERIA LIMITED LAGOS-NIGERIA. Attention; Please permit me to introduce my humble self to you, I am MR. ADAMS WILLIAMS, I am the Manager of International Relation with INTERCONTINENTAL BANK Nigeria Limited, I 'm 38yrs old, I got your email address on the Internet, and my confidence reposed on you. I hope you read this message carefully and reply me immediately. Although we have not meet before, but I suggest that this transaction will bring us together. My dear, we have a customer, a foreigner but base here in Nigeria, his Name is Mr. Hamilton Patel. He is from Atlanta Georgia United State of America, but base here with his wife and his two children, Mr. Hamilton has been banking with our bank for the past 4yrs, some time August 2002, Mr. Hamilton was on his way to his house, and unfortunately, Mr. Hamilton ran into a Trailer load of Groundnut Oil, and died immediately, their car got burnt, no single soul was saved, Mr. Hamilton and his entire family was confirmed died. My Board Directors and Board Management of INTERCONTINENTAL BANK Nigeria Limited has mandated and instructed me to look for Mr. Hamilton relation/relatives and his next of Kin to come and claim Mr. Hamilton's Fund, Since August 2002 till date, I have been looking for Mr. Hamilton relation's and relatives/Next of Kin to come and claim Mr. Hamilton's Fund which he deposited with our bank, I have contacted his Embassy and after 3days, his Ambassador told me that Mr. Hamilton has no relation and no next of kin, their Ambassador told me that Mr. Hamilton used his first son as his next of kin, but it is quite unfortunate that Mr. Hamilton died with all his family members. The reason why I contacted you is thus, Mr. Hamilton is dead, and his only son whom supposed to inherit his properties and money also died with him. As at this moment, nobody or person[s] is coming to claim this money from our bank. The board directors and management of our bank has told me that if nobody or person[s] apply for the claim of Mr. Hamilton Fund, the bank will return Mr. Hamilton's Fund into our Federal Reserve. In the Light of the above, I want you to stand as the Relation/relative of Late Mr. Hamilton , I want you to act as the Hamilton's Brother, so that you will inherit Mr. Hamilton Money which he deposited with our bank, it might interest you to know that Mr. Hamilton has a Domiciliary Bank Account with our Bank and he has a total sum of US$9.2M Nine Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars, this is the exact amount which late Mr. Hamilton has in his domiciliary Account, and this money is still in his account as unclaimed money.This transaction is very easy and simple, and it is 100% risk free, I'm the Manager for International Relations with INTERCONTINENTAL BANK Nigeria Limited, and the Management and Board Directors of the Bank are waiting for me to provide to them the Relation or next of Kin to late Mr. Hamilton , of which I told them that I am still searching the next of kin to the deceased. Finally, if you are interested with this transaction, I will front you to the bank as the only next of kin to late Mr. Hamilton , and I will let the bank know that you are the only right person to inherit late Mr. Hamilton Funds and properties. if you agree with me, I will present you to my bank as the rightful person/next of kin to Late Mr. Hamilton, and all Mr. Hamilton Properties and his Money US$9.2M Nine Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars will be Transferred into your own Account as MR. Hamilton next of kin. If you are interested, let me inform you that I have all the documents to back you-up claim the funds, so you have nothing to worry, if you are interested, just email me , if you are interested, late Mr. Hamilton Funds will be Credited into your Account and all his Properties will be Released to you either through Courier Services or the Bank will Cargo all his properties to you in any were you want it. So reply me immediately and let me know what you say, feel free to ask any questions. We will share Late Mr. Hamilton Funds 50- 50; you will take 50% of the US$9.2M. Which is US$4.600, 000.00 Four Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars, while the Balance of the same amount will be mine. I will be waiting for your immediate response, Thanks and have a nice day. You can also reach me via my altanative email address firstname.lastname@example.org Friendly Regards MR. ADAMS WILLIAMS.