Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Re urgent

From: "tombenze" <>

This email with the subject "Re urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 23 May 2006 16:49:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "tombenze" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,
I am Mr.Tom Benze,Bank Manager of Owena bank ltd,Lagos
Branch.I got your contact from the world trade center (WTC) Regional
office in Lagos,Nigeria.Although the details of my intention
was not made known to them.Actually,I listed your name amongst four other
names & prayed over them & decided to contact you directly.I have a
very urgent & confidential bussiness proposition for you & for our
overall mutual interest. On june 6 1997,an American oil
consultant/contractor with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
Mr William Kelly made a numbered time(fixed) deposit for twelve calendar
months,valued at USD$25,000,000.00(twenty five million dollars) in my
branch.Upon maturity,i sent a routine notification to his forwarded
address but got no reply.After a month we sent a reminder,& finally we
discovered from his contract employers NNPC,that Mr.William died in an
automobile accident.On further investigation,i found out that he did
not leave a WILL & all attempts to trace his next of kin were
fruitless.I therefore made further investigation & discovered that Mr.
William did not declare any next of kin in all his official documents,
including his bank deposit paperwork.

This sum USD$25,000,000.00 is
still floating in
the bank and the interest is being rolled over with
the principal sum
at the end of each year.No one will come forward to
claim it.According to Nigerian Laws, At the expiration of 7 years,the
money will revert to the ownership of the Nigerian government if
nobody applies to claim the funds. Consequently,my proposal is that i
will like you as a foreigner to stand in as a next of kin of Mr William
Kelly.This is simple 1)I will like you to provide me immediately with
your full names & address so that the attorney will prepare the
necessary documents &fidavits,which will put you as next of kin. 2)We
shall employ the services of two attorneys for drafting & notarization
of the WILL and obtain the necessary documents and letter of
probate/administration in your favour for the transfer. The money will
be paid into your account for us to share in the ratio of 60% for me
and 40% for you.There is no risk at all as the attorney and my
position will do the paperwork for this transaction as the branch
manager guarantees the successful execution of this transaction.If you
are interested,please reply immediately via this private email
address. Upon your response,I shall then provide you with more details
and relevant documents that will help you understand.PLEASE OBSERVE
UTMOST CONFIDENTIALITY,and be rest assured that this would be most
profitable for both of us because i shall require your assistance to
invest my share in your country. Awaiting your urgent reply via this
email above,please save me the anxiety of endless waiting.

God bless you.
Mr.Tom Benze
Owena bank ltd.
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