From: Barrister John Oshodi < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2012 5:57 AM
Subject: RE: Information For Your Urgent Personal Attention???
Barrister John Oshodi
(John Oshodi Chambers)
53, Abbas street , Apapa-Lagos
My Dear Friend,
I humbly crave your indulgence in sending you this mail, and if the content does not meet with your personal and business ethics, I wish to apologize in advance. My name is Barrister John Oshodi Esq. I am the personal attorney to a late national of your country who was an oil merchant here in Nigeria (whom I don't want to release the full names at this first email for obvious reasons). On the 25th of June 2008, my client was involved in a car accident here in Port Harcourt , Nigeria and unfortunately lost his life in the event of the crash. Since then I have made several inquiry to locate any of his direct relatives but to no avail.
Prior to the accident that claimed his life, my client was operating a bank account here with a cash balance of
US$7.5Million (Seven Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) and which has remained unclaimed till date. Basically, the reason I have contacted you is because the bank where the decease had the account has now issued me a notice to provide his next of kin within the next 21 working days or they will have no option than to declare the account unserviceable and confiscate the funds. Therefore, since I have not been successful with locating or rather tracing any of his direct relative till date, I wish to seek your consent to present your name as the next of kin of the deceased since you answer same surname and from the same country with him, so that the funds will be transferred to you as the beneficiary and then you and I will share the funds than allowing the bank to confiscate the huge amount. Fortunately, whether you are a direct relative of him or not is never a barrier to the succe
acceptance and return mail, the process of claim is very simple and not complicated nor risky to your involvement. We shall acquire legal documents that will be used to backup this funds claim in your name as the next of kin/beneficiary of the funds. Hence, it will be necessary that you give me your honest co-operation and assistance to enable us see this transaction through. I guarantee you that this transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement in accordance with the inheritance claim act here, but more importantly, be rest assured that you are not breaking any law or under any risk whatsoever. Therefore, kindly get back to me and provide me with your: FULL NAMES, DETAILED ADDRESS AND PERSONAL PHONE NUMBER and should you need any further question, please feel free to ask me. NOTE: After a successful claim and transfer of the funds to the bank account which you will provide, you and I will share the funds at the rate of 50% for me and 50%
for you as settlement for your assistance and
Awaiting your urgent response.
Barr. John Oshodi (Esq.)