This email with the subject "Dear Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Nov 2006 00:20:46 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was COLLINS MARK <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mr.Collins Mark Telephone no: +234-1-853-4593. Alternative Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Friend, I am an accountant with CITIZEN INTERNATIONAL BANK; my name is Mr. COLLINS MARK a Banker. I am the Accounts officer to ENGINEER (Allan Tyler) a Foreign National, who is a contractor with the DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS.Here in after shall be referred to as my client On May 4th 2002 , my client, his wife and their two children were involved in a plane crash with some members of ministers of sports of Nigeria Airways flight with Company name EAS airline which departed from Kano to its destination Lagos crashed with all the passengers on-board and the flight crew, including his family died in this fatal air crash on 4th May 2002. The following websites could bereferenced: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/1968616.stm http://www.hinduonnet.com/2002/05/05/stories/2002050503070101.htm After these several unsuccessful attempts, hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property left behind by my client before they get the account confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where these huge deposits were lodged, particularly the CITIZEN INTERNATIONAL BANK Where the deceased had an account Valued at about ($17.5 million United States dollar). The Bank's administrative department has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the next fourteen 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 nobody comes up for the claim so that the proceeds of this account valued at ($17.5Million US Dollars) can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money 50% to me and 40% to you. While 10% for unforeseen bottle necks we might incurred in this transaction. An attorney will be contracted to help us revalidate and notarize all the 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 see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you and I from any breach of the law. Reply me through my private email address: email@example.com And you can call me also on my below phone number. Best regards, Mr.Collins Mark. +234-1-853-4593