This email with the subject "URGENT PLEA FOR ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 06 Apr 2007 01:31:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "olakunle robert" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Desk Top Of: Mr. Olakunle Perry Robert. Auditing and Accounting section, Foreign Remittance Department, STANDARD Bank PLC.LAGOS,NIGERIA. Dear Sir/Madam,I am a Personal Accountant to a Late Dr.Michael Smith,a customer who banked with our honourable bank.He worked with Chevron oil producing company and was assassinated by Niger Delta Militants.CNN granted interview to the Militants, claiming that the Engineering and Oil firm was responsible for the oil spillages in three communities without compensation.
On the 4TH OF MAY 2002, my Client, his wife and their three children were involved in a drastic RPG car explosion. After these several unsuccessful attempts, no one has been coming for his account that he deposited with my bank.And due to the banking law and regulation of 1999 constitution, sub section 18d page 103 chapter 11 of constitution governing all banking policy in Nigeria,and in accordance to the banking decree 003 sub section 45 which stated that any deposited fund which remains unclaimed after the existing period of four years will be confiscated by the national treasury department as unclaimed fund.
And this has brought too much aggitation in our bank between boards of directors on how to declare this account unserviceable, base to the fact that the deceased has no NEXT OF KIN. After the meeting held by the executives of intercontinental bank with the personal attorney to our late customer on 29th of April 2005, they have all agreed to extend the date to 20th April 2007. Consequently to this, I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client before they get them confiscated or declare unserviceable by STANDARD TRUST BANK PLC ,Where the deceased have an account Valued at about One Billion-Two Hundred and fifty Million Naira(N1,250,000,000, which is TEN MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS(USD$10.M) equivalent.
The bank has issued out a notice to provide the NEXT OF KIN or have the account confiscated with in the next few weeks. Since no one has been able to locate their relatives for over 2 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the NEXT OF KIN of the deceased so that this account valued at (USD$10M) can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money.All the necessary documents concerning this claim shall be prepare by a lawyer to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legal arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.
With these available details I will file an application in your name, after which I will send you an official letter of claim for you to send to the bank via email. We will offer you 25% of the said amount for your role in this transaction while we will get back 70% and 5% for expenses that we may incure in the cause of facilitating this transaction.
Note that this transaction is 100% risk free and genuine. If you are interested and can assist me, I oblige you to get in touch with me via email or phone:+234-80641-697-14.
Write back to me as soon as possible because any delay in your reply will give me room in sourcing for another person for this same purpose.
Awaiting your soonest response today. Yours faithfully Mr. Olakunle Perry Robert. ACCOUNTANT - STANDARD TRUST BANK PLC. LAGOS NIGERIA. _________________________________________________________________FREE pop-up blocking with the new MSN Toolbar - get it now! http://toolbar.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200415ave/direct/01/