This email with the subject "DEAR FRIEND," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 03 Jan 2007 02:53:35 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "cypril"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
I am Cyprilokeke, a solicitor at law. I am the Personal Attorney
ENGR. MIKE. An American who has lived in Nigeria for the past Twenty
years working as a Petroleum Engineer and whom shall be referred to as
client.In April 1999, my client was involved in a fatal car accident
Lagos/shagamu express road. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately
lost their lives; my client was one of them.
I have contacted you because my client deposited sum amount valued
$8.million into a Bank here in Nigeria and since he has nobody stated
the banking deposit files as his next of kin and he did not make his
Before his untimely death. I decided to reach you so that we can both
work in hand to claim this fund instead of allowing it to be
or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposits were
lodged.United Bank for Africa Plc is where he deposited the money and
have issued me a notice to provide the Next of kin within a limited
or the Bank may declare the fund as Unclaimed and pay it into the
I seek your consent to present you as the Next of kin of the deceased
because i believe you will be very reliable person since you are a
foriegner and so that the proceeds of this deposited valued at
dollars can be paid to you as my client's Next of Kin, and then we can
share the amount on a mutual agreed percentage.
All legal documents to back up your claim as the deceased Next of Kin
be provided by me since I am his personal attorney,all I require is
honest cooperation to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee you
that this transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement
that will protect you from any breach of the law.Indicate your interest
by sending the below informations:
1. Your full name and address:
2. Your telephone /mobile
3. Your Occupation:
Please get in touch with me For further correspondence.