This email with the subject "Be The Next Of Kin." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 08 Mar 2007 06:36:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "John Nnamdi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM JOHN NNAMDI 14 GLOVER, ROAD, IKOYI,LAGOS email@example.com ATTN, Please accept my sincere apologies if my mail fails to meet your professional and moral Ethics,as we have not met before.Because of the evil doings of people of the world today,which has brought fear and made alot of people not to engage in geniune business ventures. I am a Banker; my name is MR JOHN NNMAMDI, an accountant., i am the accounts Manager to a late Engineer, a white foreigner whom I know very well, He was a contractor with the DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS. On 10,Dec 2005 my customer/client,his wife, and his only son were involved in a SOSOLISO AIRLINE CRASH. My client and his family all died in that fatal air crash., Since then,I have made several inquiries to locate any of my Clients extended Relatives,but this has Proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace a good and reliable Person over the Internet, that can help me in repatriating this fund left behind in our Bank. I am contacting you to assist me in repatriating the money left behind by my Customer/client before they get Confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where these huge deposit was lodged, particularly this Bank that I am presently working, Where the deceased had an account Valued at TWENTY MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS,(USD$20,500,000), The Bank has issued a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within a shot period of time. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives of my client,I now seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased so that the proceeds of this account valued at TWENTY MILLION,FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS (USD$20,500,000) can be paid to you and then you and me Can share the money accordingly to a ratio we will both agree on. I have arranged everything and you will not engage in anything that is illegal.I have made arrangements with a good Attorney to assist us. He will present himself to the Bank and notarize all the necessary legal documents that can be used to back up the inheritance claim. All I require from you is your honest cooperation to enable us see this business through. Please if you have the capacity to carry out this business, immediately respond to my private Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org ,and I will forward to you the full and detailed information of my myself to enable us commence business.immediately. Expecting your Urgent response. REGARDS, MR JOHN NNMAMDI