This email with the subject "DEAR FRIEND," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 24 Feb 2006 13:33:22 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF. MR .BENARD EBUBE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP(ADBG) 17,BODE THOMAS ROAD, IKOYI-LAGOS-NIGERIA. email: email@example.com DEAR FRIEND, I am an Accountant with AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP(ADBG) Lagos Nigeria.My name is BENARD EBUBE ,Banker I am the personal Account Manager of Engineer Frederick Wong ,a National of your country, who used to work with shell Development company in Nigeria. He died with his entire family on the 31st October 1999 in an Egyptian airline 990 with other passengers on board. You can confirm this from the website below which was published by BBC WORLDNEWS.WEBSITE.http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/502503.stm.nce then I have made several inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended elatives, this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to contact you as any-one can stand as a relative of the deceased so that the funds can be released to the person as the next of kin. I am contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client before they Get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposits were lodged, particularly the AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP(ADBG). Lagos Nigeria Where the deceased had an account Valued at about ($15 Million US 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 3 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased as I have mapped out all necessary modalities to accomplish this and protect your interest. The Bank will release the funds to you as soon as all necessary document are presented in your name as the relative of the deceased standing as the next of kin. The funds will be shared as follow as soon as it is transfered into your account; 50% will come to me, while 40% goes to you and the 10% will be used to settled all expenses incurred by both parties in the course of this transaction. An attorney will be contracted to help us revalidated and notarize all the necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make. Like the Order of Mandamus from the high court which will enforce the bank to release the funds to you. So provide the following informations so we can proceed; 1 FULL NAMES 2 CONTACT ADDRESS 3 OCCUPATION 4 DATE OF BIRTH 5 TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBERS All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this deal though. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Kindly reply through my alternative : email: firstname.lastname@example.org, As i hope to hear from you soon. BEST REGARDS, MR .BENARD EBUBE ACCOUNTANT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP(ADBG) ________________________________________________________________________ Offro&Cerco: CASA, LAVORO, VACANZE, ELETTRONICA, INCONTRI. Tutti gli annunci sono online su Kataweb all'indirizzo http://www.offroecerco.it