Example 419 Email Fraud 0007

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Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 02:29:04 -0800 (PST)
From: francis oko 
Subject: assistance
To: francisoko1@yahoo.com
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I am Francis Oko, Bank Manager of
ORIENT BANK OF NIGERIA, Lagos Branch. I have urgent
and very confidential business proposition for you.
On June 6 1997, an American oil consultant/contractor
with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr.
Barry Kelly made a numbered time (Fixed) deposited for
twelve calendar months, valued at US$25,000,000.00
(Twenty-five Million Dollars) in my branch. Upon
maturity, I sent a routine notification to his
forwarding address but got no reply. After a month, we
sent a reminder and finally we discovered from his
contract employers, Nigerian National Petroleum
Corporation that Mr. Barry Kelly died from an
automobile accident. On further investigation, I found
out that he did not leave a WILL and all attempts to
trace his next of kin were fruitless.
I therefore made further investigation and discovered
that Mr. Barry Kelly did not declare any next of kin
in all his official documents, including his Bank
Deposit paperwork. This sum of US$25,000,000.00 is
still sitting 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 the Nigerian Law, at the expiration of 5 (five)
years, the money will revert to the ownership of the
Nigerian Government if nobody applies to claim
Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you as a
foreigner to stand in as the next of kin to Mr. Barry