This email with the subject "next of kin" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 07 Nov 2007 09:13:49 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "next of kin" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF MR. DAVID JULIAN OSCAR BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER BANCO BANESTO (BANESTO) MADRID,SPAIN. Transfer Of (4.500.000.00).Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Euros. Dear Friend, I am Mr. DAVID JULIAN OSCAR, The Auditor General audit and Account Department Of BANK OF BANESTO (BANCO BANESTO)Madrid,Spain. I got your contact information when seaching for an honest and trust worthy person,who will assist me to achieve this transfer fund. l discovered the sum of four Million Five Hundred Thousand Euros belonging to our deceased customer Mr.John Korovo.The fund has been lying in a Dormant account without anybody coming to put claim over the money since the account owner late Mr John Korovo from Jordan died along with his entire family December 25th 2003 Benin plane crash. (Here is the air crash website <http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/africa/12/26/benin.crash/index.html>) Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin or relation died alongside with him at the plane crash leaving nobody behind for the claim.It is upon the discovery that I decided to make this business proposal to you since The banking law and guidline here stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after five years, the money will be transfered into the bank treasury as unclaimed fund. The satistics of transferring this fund is needed a foreigner as next of kin hence mr john korovo is foreigner. Therefore, i plead for your assistance to stand as the next of kin and has the fund trasnfer to your account. I have agreed that 40% of this money will be for you as the beneficiary in respect of the provision of your Account and services rendered, 55% would be for me while 5% will be for expencses incured during the cause of the transaction. Please i want you strictly keep this transaction confidential and secret as you may wish to know that I am Bank official.Be rest assured that this business transaction is 100% risk free on both side and every arrangement to transfer this fund to your Account has been made through. On your willingness toward this transaction, i want you to forward me all your contact information such as: full name, telephone number, fax number and a copy of your photo then i will draft a text of application for which you are going to use to apply in the bank for the release of the fund to you. I will like you to call me immediately you recieve this letter for more discussion and details 00 34 697-619-822 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org Yours Truly Mr. DAVID JULIAN OSCAR.