This email with the subject "Seeking Your assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 10 Jun 2006 14:19:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Adebayo Peters" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Intercontinental Bank Plc Lagos Nigeria. I am Mr. Adebayo Peters a Banker with Intercontinental Bank Plc, here in Nigeria. I am an account Officer to Late Engr.Gabriel , from your country, who used to work with Shell Oil Development Company in Nigeria. On the 2nd of Feb. 2003, my client, his wife and their two children were involved in the Lagos, Ikeja Bomb Blast, which most of the occupants 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 last name over the Internet, to locate any member of his family hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by Intercontinental Bank Plc where this huge deposit was lodged. Particularly Intercontinental Bank Plc where the deceased had an account valued at about US$65.5 Million ( Sixty five Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars) has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the 2 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 to have the same last name so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$65.5Million can be paid to you and we will then give 70% of the total sum to any CHARITY ORGANISATION of your choice and 30% shall be for the both of us, for our effort in making this whole deal a success. 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 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 5. A scanned copy of your Identity Know that this transaction is capital intensive and will need your full financial support because we have to ensure that everything is dne legally to make this great opprtunity a success. I will await your soonest reply. Best Regards, Mr.Adebayo Peters