This email with the subject "URGENT NEXT OF KIN NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 06 Nov 2007 16:24:38 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was email@example.com, although it may have been spoofed.
HON.BARRISTER.UCHENNA EZE & CO;CHAMBERS 10TH FLOOR; LE SACRE COURT VILLA 207 AVENUE HOUPHET BOIGNY COTONOU REPUBLIC OF BENIN. MY PRIVATE E;MAIL ADDRESS:firstname.lastname@example.org Attn, Sir/Madam, I am Barrister.Uchenna Eze, a solicitor.Am the personal attorney to Engr. Micheal Gill ,A national of your country, possibly Could be your brother,who used to Work with Oando Petroleum Development Company [West Africa]Cotonou Branch hereinafter shall be referred to as my client. In 2003,my client, his wife and their two children were involved in a plane crash in a village called Adjarra near Porto Novou after take off from Cotonou here in Benin Republic. It was unfortunate that my client and his family all cost their lives in the crash.For more on the plane crash logon to http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/3348109.stm Since then I have made several enquiries at your embassy here in Cotonou and Porto Novou to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to rack 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 and property left behind by my client before they get confiscated, rozen or declared unserviceable by the bank where these huge deposits were lodged.PARTICULARLY, THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK INTERNATIONAL where the deceased had an account valued at about ELEVEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS (USD$11.5MILLION). The Management has issued me a notice to provide the next Of kin or have the account frozen within the next twenty Official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2 years now i seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since you have the same last name so that the proceeds of this account valued at USD11.5MILLION can be paid to you and then you and me can share the money. 60% to me and 40% to you. I have all the necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make.And this I must do to make sure that this fund is not Wasted or end up in the wrong hands. All I require is your honest co-operation to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. I am waiting your urgent reply.Through this my private email address: email@example.com Best Regards Hon.Barrister Uchenna Eze Senior advocate of Benin(SAB).