Mr.Lexi A kosoko Version: “West African advanced fee” or “419” Email Scam
This is another version of the Nigerian email scam, now being sent out by “Mr.Lexi A kosoko.”
I crave your indulgence as I contact you in such a surprising manner.
But I respectfully insist you read this email carefully as I am
optimistic it will open doors for unimaginable financial reward for both
This business transaction might not fall within the wide spectrum of
your business activities, but I plead for your assistance, as your flair
for profitable business is needed.
permit me to introduce myself, I am Mr Lexi A Kosoko Manager, Access
Bank of South Africa ,I am sending this email to ask for your support
and co-operation to carry out this business opportunity in my
Every five years, South Africa banks transfer to its treasury millions
of dollars of unclaimed deceased depositors funds in compliance with the
banking laws and guidelines, in majority of cases with reference to my
bank-Access Bank of south Africa.Plc, the money normally runs into
several millions of dollars.
A foreigner, Late Engineer James Wayne, an Oil machant/Contractor in
Nigeria,until his death four years ago in a ghastly air crash has a
closing balance of US20,500,000.00(twenty Million,Five Hundred Thousand
Dollars)Ever since his death and up till this time of writing, no
next-of-kin or relation of his has come forward to claim his money with
us.all efforts have been made by Access Bank to get in touch with any of
the Wayne’s family or relatives but proved to no avail.
Naturally, as long as James money remains unclaimed, the bank remains
richer in free funds with his money. However, with my position, I can
present you to claim the fund as a relative/next of kin if you agree
with me on private basis. Yes, I can present you.
The request for you as next of kin in this business is occasioned by the
fact that the customer was a foreigner and a South African cannot stand
as next of kin to a foreigner,Hence, I plead for your assistance with
the intention of getting this unclaimed money amounting to
US20,500,000.00 (twenty Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars Only)
transferred into a mpany/private bank account that you will present.
You stand to gain 20% percentage of the fund and 5% for any exspencies
that is likely to be incured in course of realising the objective of
this transaction , if you agree to help me actualize this opportunity; I
will not contact any other company or person until I am convinced that
you are not interested in this proposal.
Contact me immediately indicating your willingness and also give your
direct and confidential fax and phone numbers for the effective
communication that this transaction requires. As i am currently on six
months studie leave in holland.
I will furnish you with the procedure and also enlighten you on how the
funds will be disbursed and shared on receipt of your response. I will
also require your advice in the areas of investment as I plan to
establish a business venture in your country with my share. Remember
that a business of this nature needs to be kept confidential.
Mr.Lexi A kosoko