Hello, I am Miss Young. I received the following email. It is a socalled
"Advance Fee Fraud" letter, where I am promised millions for
my assistance. These stories are all lies, and if I respond, sooner
or later I will be asked to pay a fee. If I pay, another fee will quickly
come up, and it will continue that way until I give up or run out of
money. I will never see the millions, because they never existed.
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From: martin momoh <mailto:email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Subject: Attn.Dear XXXXX
FROM MARTIN MOMOH
I am BARRISTER MARTIN MOMOH, a solicitor at law. I am the personal attorney to Late Engineer D.XXXXX.a National of your country, who used to work with shell Petroleum Development company(SPDC) in Nigeria.
Here in aftershall be referred to as my client. On April 21, 2003 my client, his wife, and their three children were involved in a car accident along Sagamu express way. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost their lives.Since then I have made several inquiries to your embassy to locate any of my clients extended Relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful.
After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his last nameover the Internet, to locate any member of his family hence I contacted 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
this huge deposits were lodged, particularly the ECO BANK NIGERIA PLC ,
Where the deceased had a deposit Valued at about ($10.5 million u s dollars) has Issued me a notice to provide the next of kin. Or have the account confiscated within the next ten official working days. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2 years now, I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased so that this account valued at ($10.5million u.s.dollars) can be paid to you,the two of us will then split the money.
I,as an attorney will help notarize all the necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that
this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.
Barrister Martin Momoh
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