Submitted by a reader, this is a case of “tell me the same old story”. Just ignore Barrister Ifem.
It is obvious that this proposal will come to you as a surprise. This is because we
have not met before but i am inspired to sending you this
email by the huge fund transfer opportunity that will be of mutual benefit to the two
However, I am Barrister Larry Ifem, the Personal Attorney to the late Engr.S teve
Moore a national of Isle in UK who used to work with Shell
Petroleum Development Company(SPDC) in Nigeria. On the 21st of April 1997,my client,
his wife And their three children were involved in a Car accident along Sagamu/Lagos
Unfortunately they all lost their lives in the event of the accident,Since then I have
made several inquiries to several Embassies
to locate any of my clients extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful.
After these several unsuccessful attempts decided to trace his relatives over the
Internet to locate any member of his family but of
no avail,hence I contacted you.I contacted you to assist in repatriating the money and
property left behind by my client can easily convince the bank with my legal practice
that you are the only surviving relation of my client. Otherwise the Estate he left
behind will be confiscated or declared unserviceable by
the bank where this huge deposit was lodged.
Particularly, the Bank where the deceased had an account valued at about $27Million
U.S Dollars(Twenty Seven Million U.S.America
Dollars).Consequently, The bank issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have
the account confiscated within the next ten official
Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over several years now
seek your consent to present you as the Next of Kin
of the deceased that the proceeds of this account valued at $27Million U.S Dollars can
be paid to your account and then you and me can share
the money thus:
1. You as the Originator of the Fund will take 50% of the transferable
2. You as the Manager of the Fund will take 50% of the transferable
I have all 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 guaranttee that this will be executed under a legitimate
arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the
Please get in touch with me by my email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to
enable us discuss further I will also appreciate that you forward to me
your information as requested below.
3,Your Phone/Fax Number
4,Your Age and Gender
Barrister Larry Ifem(Esq).