From Mr. Bobby Norman
Standard Chartered Bank.
London, United Kingdom .
First ,I must solicit your confidence in this transaction, this is by virtue of its nature as being utterly CONFIDENTIAL and TOP SECRET. Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make anyone apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that all will be well at the end of the day. We have decided to contact you by e-mail due to the urgency of this transaction. Let me start by first introducing myself properly to you. I am Mr Bobby Norman, a Manager at the STANDARD CHARTERED BANK, United Kingdom.
I came to know of you in my private search for a reliable and reputable person to handle a very confidential transaction which involves the transfer of a huge sum of money to a foreign account requiring maximum confidence. I am not too really sure if you are my long lost contact whom I am trying to reach, but in anyway, please do take this message with a good heart and report back to me if you are not the person I think you are. I would explain more latter.
THE PROPOSITION:A foreigner, Late Engineer Edward Caleb, an Oil Merchant / contractor with the Government of Saudi Arabia, until his death three years ago in a ghastly air crash, banked with us here at STANDARD CHARTERED BANK, London, and had a closing balance of USD$20.5M (Twenty Million and Five hundred thousand, United States Dollars) which the bank now unquestionably expects to be claimed by any of his available foreign next of kin or alternatively be donated to a discredited trust fund for alms and ammunition at a military war college here in London.
Fervent valuable efforts has been made by the STANDARD CHARTERED BANK to get in touch with any of the Caleb's family or relatives but all have proved to no avail. It is because of the perceived possibility of not going to be able to locate any of Late Engr. Edward Caleb's next of kin (he had no known wife and children) that the management under the influence of our Chairman, board of directors, that an arrangement for the fund to be declared "UNCLAIMABLE" and then be subsequently donated to the Trust Fund for Alms and war in Arab and the world in general. In order to avert this negative development, myself and some of my trusted colleagues here at the bank now seek for your permission to have you stand as late Engr. Edward Caleb's next of kin so that the fund,USD$20.5M USD would be subsequently transferred and aid into your bank account as the beneficiary next of kin.
All documents and proves to enable you get this fund would be carefully worked out and we are assuring you a 100% risk free involvement. For your assistance, your commission would be 20%. 70% will be for me and my colleagues for investment purposes in your country and the remaining10% will be set aside to off set any expenses that would come up in the course of the transfer. If this proposal is OK. by you and you do not wish to take advantage of the trust we hope to bestow on you and your company, then kindly get back to me and furnishing me with your most confidential telephone and fax numbers and exclusive e-mail through this my most exclusive e-mail address: (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that we can forward to you the relevant details of this transaction.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated co-operation.