Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Good day

From: duke john <>

This email with the subject "Good day" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 16 Aug 2006 02:32:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was duke john <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From: Auditor Officer,
First Bank of Nigeria Plc, 
Main Branch, Lagos Nigeria.(FBN PLC).
Good day,
Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that everything will be well at the end of the day. We have decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction. Let me start by introducing myself properly to you. I am Dr. Duke John, an audit officer with
 (First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Lagos Branch) THE PROPOSITION: A Foreigner a British, Late Engr.Dorathy Burke (Snr) a merchant with The Federal Government of Nigeria, Formerly was Manager in Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria.
Until his death months ago in Nigeria Air Bus (Belview Air Line), She banked with us at First Bank of Nigeria Plc. and had a closing balance as at the end of September, 2005 worth $37,800,000.00 (Thirty Seven Million and eight hundred thousand United State Dollars  (this is aside the incurred interest so far from that date) the bank now expects his next of kin (brother, husband, sister) as beneficiary. Valuable efforts are being made by the Bank to get in touch with any of the Dorathy's Family or Relatives but to no success. It is because of the perceived possibility of not being able to locate any of Late Engr. Dorathy Burke (Snr.)'s next of kin (He had no husband, brother, sister or children that is known to us).
The Management under the influence of our Chairman and Members of the Board of Directors,are making arrangements to have the fund declared "Unclaimed" and subsequently be donated to the trust fund for arms and ammunition to further, enhance the course of War in Africa and the World in General. In order to avert this negative development, some of my trusted colleagues and I now seek your permission to have you stand as next of kin to the late Engr. Dorathy Burke (Snr.) so that the fund will be released and paid into your Account as the beneficiary next of kin. All documents and proves to enable you get this fund will be carefully worked out.
We have secured from the probate registry, an order of Mandamus to locate any of the deceased's beneficiary (ies), and more so we are assuring you that this business is 100% Risk Free. Your share will be 30% of the total sum while the rest will be for myself and my colleagues for investment purposes, According to agreement between both parties. However, It might interest you to know that you can claim the fund  in our main bank's main branch here in Nigeria or in our corresponding bank in London or Canada or Pakistan. Should you be interested in claiming the fund from our correspondent bank in China, we have a colleague in that bank who will offer you assistance in China and who will be willing to talk with you on phone as soon as possible.
We shall arrange to change the name of beneficiary in your favour with our bank and also the Probate Registry of the Government of Nigeria. Kindly indicate your interest to enable us make arrangements to get the necessary supporting and back up documents that will make you eligible to claim the fund as his next of Kin. Please note that for the purposes of confidentiality, all further correspondences would be through my email address. Accept my warm regards as I await your response.
Yours Sincerely,

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