Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Letter From Patrick Ibukun

From: Patrick Ibukun <>

This email with the subject "Letter From Patrick Ibukun" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Dec 2006 06:17:29 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Patrick Ibukun <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend, I am Barrister Patrick Ibukun,a Solicitor at law. I am the personal attorney to Mr. Mark Nunno, nationality of your Country who was a Seasoned Contractor with shell Petroleum Company in Lagos. who unfortunately died in the plane crash of Union Transport Africaines Flight Boeing 727 in Cotonou,Benin republic on the December 25,2003.You will read more stories about the crash on visiting this website: WWW.CNN.COM/2003/WORLD/AFRICA/12/26/BENIN.CRASH Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to track his last name over the Internet, to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you but I know you donít know him, but with your name been the same, we can get this money. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where these huge deposits were lodge. Particularly, the Union bank of (NIG) Plc, where the deceased had an account valued at about Five Million, Five Hundred And Twenty Two Thousand United States Dollars (US$5.522) has issued me a notice to provide the Next of Kin or have the account confiscated within the next ten official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 10 Months now I seek your consent to present you as the Next of Kin of the deceased since you have the same last name so that the proceeds of this account valued at (USD5.522M) can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money. 60% to me,10% will be set aside for expenses and 30% to you. I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make. All I require is your honest co-operation to enable us seeing this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Meanwhile, do not forget to include your most confidential telephone and fax numbers, as it has been difficult getting you on line for a long time now I await your urgent response. Best Regards, Patrick Ibukun Esq.