From: Mr.Owolayo Lucas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 2:44 PM
From The Desk Of :Mr.Owolayo Lucas
Equitorial Trust Bank Plc
Plot 245 Adeolu Hope wall Street
Victoria Island Lagos-Nigeria
Private Email : email@example.com
TElephone : +234-808-609-8035.
I am Mr.Owolayo Lucas Branch Manager with EQUITORIAL TRUST BANK PLC LAGOS
NIGERIA,I discovered an abandoned sum of $16.311million u.s. dollars) in an
account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late Engineer.Ronald ,a
contractor with an Oil Development company in Nigeria (NIGERIA NATIONAL
PETROLUEM CORPORATION)and who here-in after shall be referred to as my
client,on Sunday 2ND February,2003,18:50 GMT my client,and his family were
involved in Ikeja bomb blast infortunately they lost their lives in
of the bomb blast.
I cease this medium to make it known to you that since then ,I have made
several inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients
extendedRelatives, this is also prove d unsuccessful,hence my contact with
you,I have contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and property left
behind by my client before they get confiscated or declared unserviceable by
the Bank where these huge deposits were lodged,particularly with the
EQUITORIAL TRUST BANK PLC,where the deceased had an account valued at about
(USD$16.311 Million United States Dollars).The bank issued me a notice to
provide the Next Of Kin or have his deposit with them confiscated within the
next Ten official
Since i have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 3
seek your consent to present you as the next of kin to the deceased to
account confiscated within the next Ten(10)official working days.The
contacting you is because you are a foreigner and can act in the capacity of
the next of kin to my deceased client,and as such will enable a change of
ownership through the bank,so that the proceeds of this account valued at
(USD$16.311 Million United States Dollars),can be paid into your account since
no one came for it,then you and I will share the money in this ratio 50% to
me,50% to you.
For clarity,this transaction is 100% risk free and you have nothing to worry
about as all necessary machineries will putted in place to make sure
is paid to you as the legitimate beneficiary to it.To commence this
transaction, I require you to immediately indicate you interest by a return e-
mail and enclose your private contact telephone number and fax number
and address to enable me file letter of claim to the appropriate departments
for necessary approvals before the transfer can be made.
Note also, this transaction must be kept STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL because of its
nature. For confirmation of this transaction please refer to these sites:
All I req uire is your honest co-operation to enable us see this deal
guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate that will protect you
and me from any breach of the law.
I look forward to hear from you.Please Call me on this number
immdeately for more information so we can make progress.
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