A Scam Email with the Subject "Next of kin" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 10 Mar 2007 07:49:10 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "=?iso-8859-1?Q?Mr_Louis_Frank?=" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Louis Frank Senior Branch Manager, Citizens Bank Int'l Plc 119, Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria Office:00234-1-4769870 Mobile: 00234-8023605271 Dear Respectable One, REQUEST FOR A NEXT OF KIN BENEFICIARY - HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL My special greetings to you and your entire family. I am Louis Frank, recently promoted to the office of a Senior Branch Manager with Citizens Int'l Bank Plc. Late Engr. (Allan ), a National of your country, who is a contractor with the DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS. Here in after shall be referred to as my client On 30 JAN 2000, my client,his wife, and their three children were involved in the Kenya airways flight with registration number 5Y-BEN which departed from Nairobi to destination Lagos and all family died in this fatal air crash on 30 JAN 2000, Since then I have made several inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended Relatives, this has proved abortive. After all these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to get in touch with the consul-General to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you. 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 lodged, particularly the CITIZENS INT'L BANK PLC Where the deceased had an account Valued at about ($15 Million United States Dollars) The Head Office 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 5 years 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 ($15 Million US Dollars) can be paid to you and then you and me Can share the money 50% to me and 50% to you and all expenses will be shared equal and this will be after tax is deducted by the (IRS) in your country. An attorney will be contracted to help us revalidate and notarize all the necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you and me from any breach of the law. Note, I recommend that you send your response together with your most private telephone number to enable me call you for more explanation if the need arises. Thank you. Faithfully yours in Christ, Louis Frank. --------------------- ALICE SECURITE ENFANTS --------------------- Protégez vos enfants des dangers d'Internet en installant Sécurité Enfants, le contrôle parental d'Alice. http://www.aliceadsl.fr/securitepc/default_copa.asp