Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "MAIL FROM WILLIAM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 17 Aug 2006 13:14:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was WILLIAM DUKE <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Tel: 234-8033223758
HOME TEL-234- 42- 305972

In appreciation of your esteemed contact received  through a reliable 
Source and the choice of your country I wish to  introduce myself .I am 
Prince William Duke the first son of His Royal  Majesty, WIWA DUKE 
(LATE) the traditional ruler of Eleme Province in  the oil area of 
Rivers State of Nigeria. I am making this contact to  you in respect of 
US $65,000,000.00 which I inherited from my late  father. This funds 
was accumulated from royalties paid to my father as  compensation by 
the oil firms located in our area as a result of oil  presence on our 
land which hamper agriculture which is our major source of livelihood. 
Unfortunately my father died from protracted  diabetes. But before his 
death he called my attention and informed me  that he lodged some funds 
with a security firm and Security Code  Numbers and other 
documentations was also revealed to me by my late father before his 
death, he then advised me to look for a reliable  business partner 
abroad, who will assist me in investing the funds in  a lucrative 
business as a result of economic instability in Nigeria.So  this is 
themain reason why I am contacting you to seek your  assistance for us 
to move this funds from the diplomatic security firm  to any country of 
your choice for investment purposes. So I will like you to be the 
person taking delivery, so that the funds can be moved  in your name 
and particulars to any country of your choice where it  will be claimed 
and invested. Hence my father have had intimated the  security firm 
personnel that the owner of the consignment is his foreign partner 
whose particulars will be forwarded to the firm when  due.But I will 
guide you accordingly. As soon as the fund reaches, I  will then come 
over to meet you in person, so that we can discuss physically on 
Investment details. Based on this instance I and my  family have 
unanimously decided to give you 20% of the total funds, 2%  for charity 
homes and 3% for expenses, which may arise during the  transaction, fax 
and phone bills inclusive. The balance of 75% you  will invest and 
manage for my family. I hereby guarantee you that this  is not 
government funds, it is not drug funds and it is not funds from  arms 
deal or have any terrorist origin.I will give you all proof of deposit 
and existence of funds once fully satisfied with your capability and 
honesty. I hope this will be the beginning of a  prosperous 
relationship between my family and yours Nevertheless if  you are for 
any reason not interest, kindly inform me immediately so  that I will 
look for another contact.Reply me with this my private  mail box
( am waiting for your quick response.
Yours faithfully,