This email with the subject "URGENT RESPOND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 18 Oct 2006 18:50:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "tony brown" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
SUBJECT: My father, Chief kehinde brown who died mid-last year of heart Attack. He was the Royal king of my community, in Eleme village in Rivers State South-South Nigeria, (rich in Crude Oil). My father community produces 5% of the total crude oil for export overseas which my government in turn pays my father 1% of this generated revenue in Dollars as royalty following the accumulation of this royalties, during the period of his 15Years rulership his worth amounted to Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ($10.5M) which he left for me and my brother as the only asset to inherit. Due to poor banking system and political instability, here in Nigeria we do not feel ortable keeping this money here as we do not consider it safe to bank here in our local banks. Although my father deposited the funds in a strong room/safe with an open beneficiary in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) which he intended to trasfer abroad as a contract payment before his death. Proposition: My father intimated me of this funds before he died to seek for a honest foreign partner to assist us transfer the funds abroad, so please, I will appreciate if you could assist me in this promising mutual beneficial proposal as we intend to give you three Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ($3.5M) for your articipation in getting this funds transfered into your nominated account, 5% will be set aside to take care of all expenses we may incure during the transaction. To indicate your interst, ontact me urgently and confidentially for more information and the roles you will play in this business. All the legal information concerning this money will be sent to you as soon as possible. Hoping we receive your positive response. Yours faithfully, mr. tony brown, send your reply through this mail box (firstname.lastname@example.org} I will like you to provide me immediately with Your full names, telephone and fax numbers, your occupation and identification to enable me to contact you as the first son of the family to handle this transaction on behalf of the family. _________________________________________________________________ Add a Yahoo! contact to Windows Live Messenger for a chance to win a free trip! http://www.imagine-windowslive.com/minisites/yahoo/default.aspx?locale=en-us&hmtagline