A Scam Email with the Subject "THANK GOD I FOUND YOU." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 05 Jul 2006 21:06:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was olamide Wright <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Akinadesole Ademola Street, Victoria Island Lagos. TEL 234-01-4739397. Email:email@example.com Calvary Greetings, Please can i have your attention for a moment? I hope this mail doesn't come to you as an embarrassment as i receive unsolicited mails sometimes. The truth about it is that many individuals have failed to understand the use for which the Internet is set for us to benefit, and therefore some abuse the privilege. I am Mr.Olamide Wright a Banker. I was the account Officer to Late Mr.Bart from your country,who used to work with Shell Oil Development Plc.On the 27th of February 2003 my client late Engr. bart and his wife and two children were involved in the Lagos Ikeja military cantonment Bomb Blast which Engr.Bart was killed along with his family and his friend Colonel Buba Maruwa the then Governor of Lagos State which they both lost their lives. PLEASE VIEW THESE WEBSITES BELOW TO CONFIRM http://news.bbc.co. uk/1/hi/world/africa/2718295.stm http://news.bbc.co. uk/1/hi/world/africa/2698081.stm 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 Desendant on the internet to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating his account before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by my Bank where i was his account officer.For now i do not want to disclose The Bank for security reasons because of this huge deposit. Particularly where the deceased had an account valued at about US$35 Million US Dollars.My Bank has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the 6 weeks. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 4 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased because you have the same last name, so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$35Million Dollars can be paid to you and then you and I can share and i will like to invest mine in your Country when i come down for sharing. 50% to me 40% to you. 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 and i from any breach of the law. Please get in touch with me immediately with the following information stated below, as I do not have much time in my disposal. 1, Your full name and address. 2. Your place and date of birth. 3. Your occupation. 4. Your direct telephone/fax number. I will await your soonest reply in my private Email:-firstname.lastname@example.org Best Regards, Mr.Olamide Wright.