From:"MR.AHMED EKE" < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Date:Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 6:50 AM
Subject:From The Desk of Mr.Ahmed Eke
From The Desk of Mr.Ahmed Eke.
United Bank for Africa (UBA),
am so sorry to bulge on you like this without knowing you prior to this
day but I employ you to please read this mail because it has immense
financial benefits for the both of us. I am Mr. Ahmed Eke, the Bank
Manager of United Bank for Africa PLC Lagos branch. I got your contact
on my private search on the Internet and I listed your name amongst four
other names and prayed over them and decided to contact you directly.
have a very urgent and confidential business proposition for you and
for our overall mutual interest. On December 6, 2007,an American oil
consultant/contractor with the NNPC (Nigerian National Petroleum
Corporation), Mr. Philip Mark, made a numbered time (fixed ) deposit for
twelve calendar months, valued at US$8,000,000.00(Eight Million
Dollars) in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to
his forwarded address but got no reply.
a month we sent a reminder and finally we discovered from his contract
employers with NNPC (Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation) that Mr.
Philip Mark, died in an automobile accident in Germany. On further
investigation, I found out that Mr. Philip Mark, did not leave any WILL,
and all attempts to trace his next of kin were fruitless. I therefore
made further investigation and discovered that Mr.Philip,did not declare
any Next of Kin in all his official documents,including his bank
deposit paperwork with our bank.
sum US$8,000,000.00 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 10 (Ten) years, the money will automatically reverts to
the ownership of the Nigerian government if nobody applies to claim the
Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand in as a next of kin of Mr.Philip Mark. This is simple.
I will like you to provide me immediately with your full names and
address so that an attorney will prepare the necessary documents and
affidavits, which will put you as his Next Of kin.
We shall employ the services of an attorney for drafting &
notarization of the WILL and obtain the necessary documents and letter
of probate/administration in your favor for the transfer.
A bank account in any part of the world, which you will provide to
facilitate the transfer of this funds to you as the beneficiary. The
money will be paid into your account for us to share in the ratio of 50%
for me,40% for you and 10% for expenses, which we will both agree to
before we proceed with the transfer of the money to you.
is no risk at all as the attorney will do the paperwork for this
transaction and with my position as the branch manager guarantees the
successful execution of this transaction. If you are interested, please
reply immediately via this Email: email@example.com Upon
your response, I shall then provide you with more details that will help
you understand it better.
OBSERVE UTMOST CONFIDENTIALITY, and be rest assured that this would be
most profitable for both of us because I shall require your assistance
to invest my share in your country
Awaiting your urgent reply.
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