This email with the subject "TREATS AS URGENTS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 27 Jul 2007 13:23:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was email@example.com, although it may have been spoofed.
TREAT AS URGENT PLEASE. FROMTHE DESK OF BARRISTER willems. 231 MISEBO KOTONU REPUBLIC OF BENEN AFRICA GREETING TO YOU IN THE NAME OF THE LORD, I am BARRISTER willems, a solicitor at law. I am the personal attorney to MR RICHARDS a Citizen of your country, who is a business man in REPUBLIC OF BENEN . with a valid Resident Permit since 1974. Here in after shall be referred to as my client. On the 21st of April 2003, my client, his wife and their three children were involved in a traibv n accident along KOTONU express road. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives. Since then I have made several enquiries to his embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace any of his extended relation, but all the effort to locate any member of his family was to no avail, hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist and have you stand as his extended relative as to enable us in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where it is deposited. Particularly, the finance company where the deceased had an account valued at about USD$12.8,000,000 (twelve million eight hundred thousand dollars) has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the next ten official working days.Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over A years now I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased so that the proceeds of this account valued at US$12.8,000,000.00(twelve Million eight hundred thousand united States Dollars) can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money. 50% for me as initiator, 40% for you while 10% will be set aside for reimbursement to both local and international expenses incure in the process of this transaction, I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make. 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 by my email and send me your telephone and fax numbers and also your postal address either business or home address to enable us discuss further about this transaction. Best regards, Barrister N.B: For further Information, pls contact this: EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org