This email with the subject "IN THE MATTER OF MY CLIENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 14 Dec 2005 17:21:05 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "nkemdilim buisi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
NKEMDILIM LAW CHAMBERS, SOLICITORS AND ATTORNEY, 50, QUEENS DRIVE, IKOYI, LAGOS, NIGERIA. ATTN: Sir, 1. IN THE MATTER OF MY CLIENT 2. ASSISTANCE TO CLAIM FUNDS The above matter refers,It is with due regard and deep humility that I enter into this correspondence with our good self. I am Nkemdilim Buisi (Esq.) Principal, NKMDILIM LAW CHAMBERS, a private Law Firm based here in Nigeria. I was the Private Attorney to Dr. Christopher Williams, a Petro-Chemical Engineer and also an American expatriate that worked with CHEVRON, an American oil company and was based here in Nigeria, who herein after shall be referred to as my client. In the month of April 2004, my client and a few other staff of his company who were on tour of CHEVRON facilities in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria were abducted. Subsequently they were murdered by the restive youths of that region after their demand for a ransom fee from my clients employees was not immediately met as at when due. However, unknown to CHEVRON and my clients’ family, I deposited with a security firm here in Nigeria on behalf of my client the sum of SIXTY FIVE MILLION DOLLARS (USD 65 MN) of my clients company's funds that was put under his care. Ironically, ever since the death of my client, none of my clients’ relatives nor employees have come forward to claim the funds deposited by me on behalf of my client with the security firm. The purpose of my contacting you via this medium is to solicit for your assistance in claiming the funds from the security firm. Your ability to lay claim to the funds has been made a lot easier by fact the that the security firm have promised to deliver my client's consignment of funds immediately and within one week to any individual presented by me as the next of kin to my late client. Also, I am willing to hand over all the necessary documents pertaining to this deposit to any reliable, honest and trustworthy individual who can assist me take delivery of this fund abroad as the beneficiary of the said funds. I promise you that every transaction relating to this business will be done under legitimate means that will not breach the enabling laws of your country nor of Nigeria. Note that out of the deposited sum of SIXTY FIVE MILLION DOLLARS (USD 65 MN) 60 % of the said amount has been set aside me, 30 % for you for all your anticipated effort, and 10% for any eventual expenses that may need to be met in the course of this transaction. Please note that utmost sincerity and confidentiality is required of us throughout the course of this transaction so as to enable us conclude this deal successfully and in good time. Thereafter, I hope to travel to your country for my share of the funds, which I hope to invest in any lucrative business venture in your country through your advice and assistance. It is on the basis of the above that I seek your assistance. If you are interested in doing this deal with me, then contact me immediately via e-mail at:
Thank you for your understanding and anticipated assistance. Sincerely, Nkemdilim Buisi (Esq.)