A Scam Email with the Subject "WE NEED YOUR ASSISTANT." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 10 May 2006 03:12:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "philip addo" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM:BARRISTER Philip Addo AND ASSOCIATE, PUBLIC NOTARY,SOLICITORS & ADVOCATE. private email box, firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Sir/Madam I am BARRISTER Philip Addo,Solicitor and Advocate at Law.I am the personal Lawyer to Late Engr.T.Bagwell.a citizen of your Country,Working in an oil servicing company In NIGERIA.Referred to as my client On April my client, his wife,and their three children were involved in a car accident along Sagamu express way.All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives.Since then I have made several inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful. after these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his last name over the Internet.this is why Ihave contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my late client before they Get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Bank where this huge deposits were lodged, particularly the FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC. Where the deceased had an account Valued at about(US$15.4million dollars) has Issued me a notice to rovide 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 2 years now,Due to your Name is similar to my Client Name,I decide to seek your consent to Present you as the Next Of Kin,of the deceased,So that this account valued at (US$15.4 million dollars) can be paid to you and then You and Me Can share the money. 55% to Me and 40% to You while 5% for any expenses.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. pls i want you to reply me this email on my private email email@example.com God bless you and your family. YOURS SINCERELY, BARRISTER Philip Addo