Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: From The Desk Of: Mr Emma Duke


This email with the subject "From The Desk Of: Mr Emma Duke" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 06 Sep 2007 06:29:05 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

Attached Message
Union Bank Of Nigeria Plc

32 Warf Road, Apapa




I am Mr. Mr Emma Duke senior manager accounts/audit department, in
Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. DR. GEORGE BRUMLEY, who was a contractor
Shell-development Company in Nigeria and a personal friend died and
behind his deposit in this bank (UNION BANK NIGERIA PLC) valued USD

I am writing to seek your cooperation over this business deal. In my
department, I discovered an abandoned sum of USD 20,723,822.90.,
Million, Seven Hundred and Twenty Three Thousand Eight Hundred and
Twenty-Two Dollars, Ninety Cents) only , in an account that belongs to
of our foreign customers who died along with his entire family in a
plane crash that took place in Kenya, East Africa, the Late DR. GEORGE
BRUMLEY, a citizen of Atlanta, United States of America but resident
in Nigeria, West Africa and a physician.

Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his
next of kin to come over and claim his money because it cannot be
released unless somebody applies for it as next of kin or relation to
deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines but unfortunately, all
supposed next of kin or relation died alongside with him at the plane
crash leaving nobody behind to claim the money.

Therefore upon this discovery that I now decided to make this business
proposal to you and release the money to you via your foreign bank
account as the next of kin or relation to the deceased for safety and
subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and this money
go into the Bank treasury as unclaimed Bill.

The Banking law and guideline here stipulates that if such money
remained unclaimed after four years, the money will be transferred into
Bank treasury as unclaimed fund. The request for your assistance and
maximum co-operation as a foreign citizen to stand as the next of kin
this business is occasioned by the fact that the deceased customer was
foreigner 40 % of this money will be for you as my foreign partner, in
respect to the provision of a foreign account. and 60 % would be for
me. There after I will come over to your country for disbursement
according to the percentages indicated.

Therefore to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to you as
arranged, you must apply first to the bank as the relation or next of
the deceased, indicating your claims and where the money will be
remitted into.

Upon receipt of your response indicating your willingness to work with
me, I will send to you by fax or email the contact information of my
bank manager which you will use to submit the application and I will
direct you on how to do that. I will not fail to bring to your notice
this transaction is strictly confidential and I will use my position in
this Bank to effect a hitch free transfer of the fund and that is to
say I guarantee that this transaction will be executed under a
legitimate arrangement that will protect you and I from any breach of

Please get in touch with me through my email: and send to me your full
name telephone and fax numbers to enable us discuss further about this
You can visit the website below for more information about the Plane
Crash and the tragic death of the deceased and his entire family, Late

Awaiting your urgent reply

Thanks and my regards.

Mr.Emma Duke.