Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Dear Friend,


This email with the subject "Dear Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 06 Sep 2007 13:51:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was MR LAWRENCE DONELL <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,
I Am Mr. Lawrence Donnell the Manager, Bills And Exchange at the Foreign Remittance Department in a 
Bank.  Actually, I have a very urgent & confidential Business Proposition for you & for our overall 
mutual interest.On the 6th of March 2001, our Customer, an American National, late .Douglas .J. 
Stone, an Oil Merchant / Contractor with the Federal Government of Nigeria, deposited, a valued 
amount of US$32Million in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarded 
address but got no reply. After a month we sent a reminder, & finally we discovered from his 
contract employers NNPC, that late Douglas .J. Stone , until his death six years ago in a ghastly 
terrorist attack to American Airlines Flight 11, from Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles, 
California, crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center (WTC) with 86 people on board. 
All occupants of the Aeroplane unfortunately lost their lives. On further nvestigation, I found out 
that he did not leave a WILL and all attempts to trace his Next of kin were ruitless. I therefore 
made further investigation and discovered that late.Douglas .J. Stone, did not declare any Next of 
kin in all his official documents.This sum US$32Million is still floating in the bank and the 
interest is being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year. No one will come 
forward to claim it. According to Nigerian Laws, at the expiration of 7years, the money will revert 
to the Ownership of the Nigerian Government if nobody applies to claim the funds. Consequently,my 
proposal is that i will like you as a foreigner to stand in as a Next of kin of late Douglas .J. 
Stone. This is simple. All I require is your honest and 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 will want you to send to me on your return email the following 
information for the transfer in your favor. 
1. Your full names as the Beneficiary of the Fund. 
2. Your contact address. 
3. Your private phone and fax numbers,  
Let's consider that our ratio of sharing will be as stated Thus; 
1. I as the Originator of the Fund will take 50% of the transferable Fund. 
2. You as the Manager of the Fund will take 50% of the transferable Fund. 
Most importantly, CONFIDENTAILITY as what I saw as the life wire to the success of the transfer of 
this Fund must have to be emulated between you and me. You have to use this media to promise me 
that you will not in anyway expose the content of this transaction to anybody be it your Friends, 
Colleagues and Co-Workers.I will also want you to send your reply to this email 
( as soon as you get this mail to enable us discuss on the modalities 
and processes for success of this transaction. Thanks for your anticipated cooperation and 
I wait for your kind response.Thanks And Remain blessed. 
Mr. Lawrence Donnell