My good friends please tell me what to do .

  mammak 22:20 04 Sep 2003

[email protected] (rotimi williams)
To [email protected]
Date 15/08/03 02:09
Subject Dear Waugh.


Dear Waugh,

I am Barrister Rotimi Williams, a solicitor at law and the personal attorney to Mr. Harisson Waugh, a national of your country, who used to work with Shell Development Oil and Gas Company in Nigeria as their financial controller, herein shall be referred to as my client. On the 21st of April 2000, my client, his wife and their two children were involved in a car accident along Sagbama express road , Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. All occupants of the vehicle unfortunately lost there lives. Since then I have made several enquiries to your embassy to locate any of my client's extended relatives; this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to contact you over the Internet as a fellow national to my late client to help me locate any member of his family there in your country, hence I contacted you. I have contacted you to assist in repartrating the money and property left behind by my client before they get confisicated or declared
unserviceable by the Security Company where this huge deposits were lodged. Particularly, the Security Company where the deceased had an account valued at 17.5million dollars has issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated within the next fourteen official working days. Since I have been unsuccesfull in locating the relatives for over 2 years now I seek your consent to present you to the the Security Company as the next of kin to my late client since I have the maximum chance to do it so that the proceeds of this account valued at 17.5Million dollars can be paid to you and then you and me can share the money 60% to me and 40% to you. I have all the neccessary 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 transaction through. I guarantee you that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you and me from any breach of the law .
Please contact me as soon as possible through the above e- mail address , enclosing also your telephone/fax number for further clarifications.

Best regards,

Barrister Rotimi Williams .
i received this email and it has knocked me for 6
the thing is 6yrs ago in November my sister and brother in law were killed in a car crash what are these people trying to do to me i am really freaked out now please help me.Mammmak

  VoG II 22:22 04 Sep 2003

I recommend this approach click here

(at your own risk!)

  powerless 22:24 04 Sep 2003


  graham√ 22:24 04 Sep 2003

Relax! Everyone gets these. Just delete it and be happy again.

  Bodi 22:26 04 Sep 2003

most of which I've deleted. However, discussing it with my husband, I wondered what would happen if I opened a bank account especially to accomodate these people. The bank account would contain £1.00 and I would invite these people to deposit whatever they wished.

Could be an interesting experiment.


  sdf 22:27 04 Sep 2003

I'm sorry to hear about your loss. This sounds very much like one of the money laundering scams that were on Watchdog the other week. One they featured appartanly came from a soverign Prince as I remember. My suggestion is it is a highly unfortunate co-insidance (spelling - sorry!?!) and to just ignore and delete it

  mammak 22:30 04 Sep 2003

VoG at my own risk what do you mean? Powerless just delete, is it that easy i am freaked out the message is so close to home i am really frightend.

  Jester2K II 22:31 04 Sep 2003
  Jester2K II 22:34 04 Sep 2003

Sorry mis-read the bottom bit of your thread.

These e-mails are common and not targeted in ANY way.

They don't know you. You are just e-mail address 1257678 on a list of 21214325243 they bought for $99.

Ignore it - its junk mail.

  Bodi 22:35 04 Sep 2003

Please ignore this email you have received, it is purely coincidental that it refers to a car accident. Each one refers to some sudden death, either by murder, accident or something very similar.

I too am sorry about your loss.

However, regarding the email, delete it, and forget it!


  mammak 22:40 04 Sep 2003

Jester2K II thanks i will try that when i calm down, thank,s to you all , it just freaked me because the out lay off the email,was as i had went through so i lost it for a bit, well truth i am still losing it,horrible people are the not. oh this has really shook me.

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