A Scam Email with the Subject "MARTINS GODWIN & ASSOCIATES ESQ" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:39:14 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Barrister.MARTINS GODWIN."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MARTINS GODWIN & ASSOCIATES ESQ SOLICITORS AND ADVOCATES 113A AIRPORT ROAD OSHODI OKE, LAGOS NIGERIA. POST CODE 23401 PRIVATE EMAIL :( email@example.com) Dear sir/Madam, I must apologize for bringing into your mailbox without a formal introduction of myself to you. Actually, I got your mailbox in the web while trying to get a good and capable business person in your country for both business and investment purposes. Let me start by introducing myself; I am Barrister. MARTINS GODWIN (Esq.) I was the Personal Attorney to late Mr. Smith Bryan an American who was a private businessman in my country unfortunately lost his life in the plane crash of Dana Airlines Flight 992 which crashed on Sunday 3rd June 2012, including his wife and only daughter. Before the plane crash, Mr. Smith Bryan made a deposit value of US$ 20,000,000.00 (TWENTY MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) in the STANDARD-TRUST BANK OF NIGERIA Upon maturity several notice was sent to him, another notification was sent and still no response came from him. I later found out that Mr. Smith Bryan and his family had been died in that plane crash. After further investigation it was also discovered that Mr. Smith Bryan’s next of kin was his daughter who died with him in the crash. What borders me most is that according to the laws of my country at the expiration of two years and the funds will revert to the ownership of the NIGERIA GOVERNMENT, if nobody applies to claim the funds. Against this backdrop, my suggestion to you is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand as the next of kin to Mr. Smith Bryan so that you will be able to receive these funds for both of us to share. WHAT IS TO BE DONE? I want you to know that I have had everything planned out so that we shall come out successfully. As a Barrister, I will prepare the necessary document that will back you up as the next of kin to Mr. Smith Bryan. PLEASE YOU HAVE TO PROVIDE YOUR FULL INFORMATION SUCH AS STATED BELOW,  NAME:  ADDRESS:  AGE:  SEX:  TELEPHONE:  FAX:  OCCUPATION STATUS: Also be informed that this Transaction will take us just 15 working days to accomplish beginning from when I receive your Data’s. After you have been made the next of kin, I will also file an application to the bank on your behalf as soon as I secure the necessary approval and letter of probate in your favor for the movement of the funds to an account that will be provided by you. This process is 100% risk-free as I have set out all the modalities to see that a legalized method is used because then I will prepare all the necessary documents. Please note that utmost secrecy and confidentiality is required at all times during this transaction. Once the funds have been transferred into your nominated bank account we shall share in the ratio of 55% for me, 45% for you. If you are not interested, please delete this letter so that I can scout for another competent partner to conclude this transaction. Should you be interested please send me your full names, telephone, fax number and email address as stated above. I will prefer that you reach me via this PERSONAL email address :(firstname.lastname@example.org) Your earliest response to this letter will be appreciated. Best Regards. Barrister.MARTINS GODWIN. Thanks and God bless you.