A Scam Email with the Subject "THIS IS AN IMPORTANT LETTER FOR YOU." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 29 Jul 2004 15:21:05 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Kelvin Walex" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: Mr.Kelvin Walex 33, Dolphione Estate Victoria Island Lagos Nigeria. Email:email@example.com ATTN:Abraham, Good Day, l am Mr.Kelvin Walex, Civil Servant in the Ministry of Health. l know this proposal will come to you as a surprise because wehave not met before either physically or through correspondence. I got your contact from our chamber of commerce here in Nigeria and have no doubt in your ability to handle this proposal involving huge sum of money.My father Chief Desmond Damsk (Now Late) was the Royal Head of mycommunity, ELEME (an oil rich town) in Nigeria. My community produces 5.8%of the total crude oil production in Nigeria and 0.5% of the Dollar valueof each barrel is paid to my father as royalty by the Federal Government. My father was also the Chairman of Walex Special Oil Trust Fund. In hisposition as the Royal head and Chairman of the Oil Trust Fund, he madesome money which he left for me as the only heir toinherit. The money isThirty Five Million, Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars (US$35.5). This Moneyoriginated from the accumulated royalties between 1976-1998 . Due to poorbanking system in Nigeria and political instability as a result of pastMilitary rules (1985- 1999) ,he deposited this Money in a StrongRoom/"VAULTS" with an open beneficiary in a security company pending when he would finish arrangement to transfer it abroad . He was planning this when he died late last year of Heart Attack.Just before my father died he called my attention to the money and charged me to look for a foreigner who would assist me in the transfer/investment of the funds abroad. So l would be very grateful if you could accept to help me achieve this great objective. I promise to give you 30% of the total funds transferred to your vital bank account as compensation for your assistance. Five percent (5%) has been set aside to take care of all expenses we may incure during the transaction. To indicate your interest,contact me urgently and confidentially for more information and the roles you will play in this business. All the legal Documents concerning this Money will be sent to you as soon as we agreed together. Please I will appreciate that you send your telephone/fax numbers to enable me contact you immediately for discussions. May the almighty God bless you. Yours faithfully, Mr.Kelvin Walex. Care2 make the world greener! Good People. Great Causes. Get Connected on Care2 Connect: http://www.care2.com/go/z/C2Connect