This email with the subject "BUSINESS ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 03 Apr 2007 07:28:27 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "kevlin smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM BARRISTER KELVIN & ASSOCIATES Lion Building,Suite 52, Saka Tinubu, Lagos Nigeria. Dear Friend,I am Barrister :Kelvin Smith Solicitor.The Personal Attorney to Eng.Thomas,a national of your country,who used to work with Agip development company here in Nigeria.On the 6th of April 2004,my client, his wife and their two children were involved in a car accident along Sagamu Express Road.All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost there lives. 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 trace his relatives over the Internet, to locate any member of his family but of no avail, hence I contacted you.
I have contacted you to assist in repartrating the money and property left behind by my client prior to his death before they get confisicated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposits were lodged.Particularly, the Bank where the deceased had an account valued at about $14.5 million dollars has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confisicated within the next 14 official working days.since i have been unsuccesfull in locating the relatives for over 2years and some months now,I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since you are from the same country with my late client,so that the proceeds of this account valued at $14.5million dollars can be paid to you and then you and me can share the money. 50% to me and 45% to you,while 5% should be set aside for rembursement of any expenses that may incure during the process of the transaction or tax as your government may require,
I will securecertificate of deposit and other relevant approvals documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make.All I requireis 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 from any breach of the law.Please get in touch with me by my private email:email@example.com to enable us discuss further.
Best regards, Esq:Kelvin Smith NB:Pls include to me your private telephone and fax number in your response Reply Asap _________________________________________________________________FREE pop-up blocking with the new MSN Toolbar - get it now! http://toolbar.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200415ave/direct/01/