A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM THE BILL & EXCHANGE MANAGER DR.MUSTAPHA ALI GROUP BANK OF AFRICA" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 24 Jul 2010 09:04:36 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Mustapha Ali <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, With all due respect I know that this mail will come to you as a surprise as we never met before. I am Dr.Mustapha Ali, the Bill & Exchange manager in our Bank (B.O.A) which is Bank of Africa Ouagadougou Burkina Faso West Africa . I Hope and also believed that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident which I have on you for the mutual benefit of our both families. I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of U.S $15.5Million united State dollars, Fiften MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS in an account that belonged to one of our foreign customers who died along with his entire family in a plane crash in the year 2003. Since we got information about his Sudden death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it unless somebody Applies as the next of kin or a business associate to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines and laws, but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin or relation died Along side with him in there summer holidays at the plane crash leaving nobody behind for the claim. It is therefore upon this discovery that I now decided to make this business proposal to you so that the bank can release the money to you as the next of kin or a business associate to the late deceased customer for safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and I don't want this money to go into the bank treasury as unclaimed bill. Since the bank law and guideline here stipulates that if such fund remained unclaimed the fund will be transferred into the bank treasury as unclaimed Bills. The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is that somebody from my country here Burkina Faso has know right to stand as the next of kin to claim the fund. So if can assist me to stand to claim the fund I agree that 50% of this money will be for you as a foreign partner, in respect to the provision of a foreign account which you are to provide for the transfer of the fund and 50% will be for me and my Family. There after I and my Family will come over to your country for disbursement according to the percentages indicated and further investment will done under your kind control after sharing the fund with you. Therefore, to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to your account as arranged, you must apply first to our bank as a business associate or next of kin to the late deceased person. Please I will like this transaction to be strictly confidential between you and i Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you the official Text Of Application form which you will fill and send to our bank as the next of kin for the release and transfer of this fund into your designated bank account which you are to provide for the transfer of the 15.5 Million united state dollars. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this transaction is risk free transaction and you don't need to entertain any atom of fear as all required arrangements has been made for the smooth transfer of the fund, Again I am given your 100% full assurance that your status and image will be protected by me, Secondly all the under ground work for the transfer of the inheritance fund on your behalf will be done by me as your insider in the bank , So for all this reasons you have to bear in mind that you have noting to loose only if you can abide to my instructions and also follow my advise as a banker . My Dear Bellow are the information's I needed from you to enable me forward to you the full details concerning the transaction and once I received it from you we shall proceed immediately without any further delay for every good arrangement has been already put to place for the release and transfer of the fund without any risk involve . Please feel free to ask any question once you are through with my proposal for I will be waiting urgently for your response. Your Full Name...........................? Your Sex.................................? Your Age.................................? Your Country.............................? Marital Status......................? Your Occupation..........................? Your Personal Mobile N°...................? Your Personal Fax N°......................? Get back to me immediately with those information’s I need from you so that I will send you the Official Text of Application Form which you will fill and apply to the bank as the next of kin. At the conclusion of this business, you will be rewarded with 50% of the total amount, 50% will be for me, But please bear in mind that any expenses must have to be handled by both parties during the process of transferring the fund into your account , please once you received the fund into your account we are going to give 2% out of the total sum to the charity, as a mark of God's gratitude for the blessing. If you are interested in this transaction, please do reply immediately so that we can proceed. Trusting to hear from you immediately, Thanks Yours faithfully. Dr.Mustapha Ali. FROM THE BILL & EXCHANGE MANAGER DR.MUSTAPHA ALI GROUP BANK OF AFRICA