This is a version of the 419 scam letter with a World Trade Center Attack tie in. It is presented as received complete with misspellings and mis-usages and obvious typos. Evidently the 'prince' didn't have his words of wisdom proofed.
This Too is a SCAM! Do NOT reply to it, do not forward it. DELETE IT!
For more information see: The 419 Coalition Website with news and updates. Nigerian Scam Task Force and US Secret Service page on the 419 scam.
FROM THE DESK OF P PRINCE WILSON BANKOLE.
BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER,
BANQUE INTERNATIONALE DU ABIDJAN ABIDJAN, COTE D,IVOIRE
With due respect and humility, I write to you this proposal.I am the manager of bill and exchange at the foreign remittance department of Banque Internationale du Abidjan. I am writing following the impressive information about you, l got your contact from lvoirian chamber of commerce and lndustry.l assured of your capability and reliability to champion this businees opportunity.
In my department, we discovered an abandoned sum of U.S$11.5M US dollars (Eleven Million Five Hundred US dollars).In an account that belongs to one of our foreign customer who died in the WORLD TRADE CENTRE along with his entire family on 11 September 2001 in New York..
Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come forward and claim his money because we cannot release it unless somebody applies for it as next of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines and policies but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin or relation died alongside with him at Urgly attack at the World Trade Centre leaving nobody behind for the claims. It is therefore upon this discovery that I have decided to make this businness proposal to you to transact this DEAL with you and to act as the next of kin or relation to the deceased for safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming forth and l don't want this money to go into the Bank treasury as unclaimed Bill.
According to our Banking policies and guideline here which stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after five years,the money will automatically be transfered into the Bank treasury as unclaimed fund. My request for a foreigner to act as next of kin in this business is by the fact that the customer was a foreigner and a citizen of this country cannot stand or put claims as next of kin to a foreigner.
l agreed to offer 15% of the total fund to you, for your assistance, to act as the next of Kin to the foreigner,to provide account, 5% will be for reimbursement of any expenses incured during the curse of the transaction. There after, I and my family will visit your country for disbursement and for investment in your country. Therefore to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to you as arranged, you must apply first to the bank as relation or next of kin of the deceased indicating your bank name, your bank account number, your private telephone and fax number for easier and effective communication and location where the money will be transfer.
Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you by fax or email the text of the application. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this transaction is hitch free and that you should not entertain any atom of fear as all required arrangements have been made for the transfer. You should contact me immediately as soon as you receive this letter.
hope to hear from you immediately.
PRINCE WILSON BANKOLE.
BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER
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