Example 419 Email Fraud 0059

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From The Manger's Office


I am Dr.Earnest. Moses, Bank Manager of Orient Bank of
Nigeria, Lagos Branch. I have urgent and very
confidential business proposition for you. On June
6, 1997, a Canadian Oil consultant /contractor with
the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Barry
Kelly made a numbered time (Fixed) Deposit for twelve
calendar months, valued at US$22,325,000.00 (Twenty-
two Million, Three Hundred and Twenty-five Thousanf
United States 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, the Nigerian
National Petroleum Corporation that Mr. Barry Kelly
died from an automobile accident. On further
investigation, I found out that he died without making
a WILL, and all attempts to trace his next of kin was

I therefore made further investigation and
discovered that Mr. Barry Kelly did not declare any
kin or relations in all his official documents,
including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my Bank.
Thissum of US$22,325,000.00 is still sitting in my
Bank and the interest is being rolled over with the
principal Sum at the end of each year. No
one has ever come forward to claim it. According to
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 the

Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you to
stand in as the next of kin to Mr. Barry Kelly so that
the fruits of this old man's labour will not get into
the hands of some corrupt government officials. This
is simple, I will like you to provide immediately
your full names and address so that the Bank's
Attorney will prepare the necessary documents and
affidavits which will put you in place
as the next of kin.

We shall employ the service of two Attorney for
drafting and notarization of the WILL and to obtain
the necessary documents and letter of probate /
administration in your favour for
the transfer.

A bank account in any part of the world which you
will provide will then facilitate the transfer of
this money to you as the beneficiary / next of kin.
The money will be paid into your account for us to
share in the ratio of 75 % for me and 25% for you.
There is no risk at all as all the paperwork for
this transaction will be done by the Attorney and my
position as the Branch
Manager guarantees the successful execution of this

If you are interested, please reply immediately
via the private email address below. You can also
reply by a return email too. Upon your response, I
shall then provide you with more details and
relevant documents that will help you understand the

Please observe utmost confidentiality, and be rest
assured that this transaction would be most profitable
for both of us because I shall require
your assistance to invest my share in your country.
Awaiting your urgent reply via my confidential email:

Thanks and regards.

Yours faithfully,