This email with the subject "From The Desk Of:" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 02 Nov 2006 14:15:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Dr Chris Ofor <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTN: First I must solicit your confidence in this transaction, this is by virtue of its nature as being utterly confidential and top secret. Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that all will be well at the end of the day. I have decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction. Let me start by introducing myself properly to you. I am Dr Chris Ofor the manager with the Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Lagos. I came to know you in my Private Search for a Reliable and Reputable Person to handle this Confidential Transaction, which involves the transfer of Huge sum of Money to a Foreign Account requiring Maximum Confidence. THE PROPOSITION: A Foreigner an Australia, Late Engr. Abbas Gumeri (Snr.) an Oil Merchant with the Federal Government of Nigeria, until his death months ago in Kenya Air Bus (A310-301) Flight KQ431, Banked with us at Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Lagos and had a closing balance as at the end of September, 2000 worth US$20,500,000.00 (TWENTY MILLION FIVE HUNDRED UNITED STATES DOLLARS), the bank now expects a next of kin as beneficiary. Valuable efforts are being made by the Union Bank of Nigeria to get in touch with any of the Moore'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. Abbas Gumeri (Snr.)' s next kin (He had no wife or children that is know to us). The Management under the influence of our Chairman and Members of the Board of Directors, that arrange has been made for the fund to be 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 Late Engr. Abbas Gumeri (Snr.) so that the fund US$20.5 Million will be released and paid into your account as the beneficiary's next of kin. All documents and proves to enable you get his fund will be carefully worked out. We have secure from the probate an order of madamus to locate any of deceased beneficiaries, and more so we are assuring you that this business is 100% Risk Free involvement. Your share stays while the rest be for myself and my colleagues for investment purpose. According to agreement within both parties. As soon as we receive an acknowledgement of receipt of this message in acceptance of our mutual business proposal, we would furnish you with the necessary modalities and disbursement ratio to suite both parties with out any conflict. While replying furnish me with your private fax and phone numbers for easy communication. The sharing of the fund are thus: 35% for you the account owner,60% for i and my trusted colleagues and the remainning 5% for expenses for both parties. If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not make undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you. God Bless Dr Chris Ofor