From: The Desk Of Mr. Gabriel Umeh
Auditing And Accounting Unit.
Spring Bank Plc.
106/108 Broad Street Lagos Island.
How is life generally with you? Of course it is my humble wish to
solicit and crave your indulgence to make this project request for a
joint business transaction, which I hope, will not come to you as a
surprise hence I plead for your pardon.
I am Mr. Gabriel Umeh, in the Auditing and Accounting Unit, Foreign
Operation department Spring Bank Plc Lagos Island and I have an urgent
and confidential business proposal, which you might be interested
On April 21st, 2002, Engr. Steve Moore made a (fixed) Deposit of
uS$18.500.000.00(eighteen million five hundred thousand US dollars) in
my branch. On maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarded
address but got no reply after months we send a reminder and finally I
discovered from his contract employee empire construction corporation
(ECC) that late Engr. Steve Moore died from an automobile accident. On
further investigation it was clear that he died without making a will.
All attempts to trace his next of kin were fruitless. I therefore made
further enquiries and discovered that late Engr. Steve Moore did not
declared any next of kin or relations in all his official documents
including his deposit documents in my bank. The total sum US$18.5m is
still in the bank as dormant account; no one will ever come forward to
According to Nigerian banking law, after five years the money will
revert into the account of Nigeria government. That is, if the account
owner is certified dead and no body come forward to claim it. This is
the situation, and my proposal is that I need a reliable someone, a
foreigner who will stand in as the beneficiary/next of kin. Someone who
will lay trust worthy proof first, before any step in this transaction
The money will be shared in this ratio, that 30% for you and 70%
for me. There is no risk involve. I am using my position and my
connection in the bank here to do all the documents work for the
We shall employ a service of an attorney to obtain all necessary
documents and affidavit of facts and claim in your favour for this
transaction. This transaction is risk free guaranteed.
As you reply, give me your words that you will be nice to me
because this will make a great change to our life positively and can as
well land me in big trouble if great care is not taken.
Once in acceptance to this proposal, kindly forward to me these
following: via e-mail (
1) Your full name and address
2) Your occupation and age.
3) Your private/direct telephone and fax number for easy
Mr. Gabriel Umeh