Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Mr Karim Ahmed <>

This email with the subject "I NEED YOUR ASSISTANCE FOR THIS TRANSACTION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 21 Jul 2010 04:46:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Mr Karim Ahmed <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From Mr Karim Ahmed
African Development Bank
(ADB) Burkina Faso Ouagadougou
Dear Friend,
I am Mr Karim Ahmed. Director in African Development Bank (ADB) Ouagadougou,
Burkina Faso.
Please i want you to read this letter very carefully and i must apologize for barging this message into your mail box without any formal introduction due to the urgency and confidential of this issue and i know that this message will come to you as a surprise.
I Hoped that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident that i am about to establish with you for the mutual benefit of me and you. I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of ($10.5) millions united state dollars. This money has been dormant for years in our Bank without claim due to the owner of this fund died along with his entire family and supposed next of kin in an air crash since July 31st 2000.
I want our bank to release this funds to you as the nearest person to our deceased customer while i come over to your country to share this fund with you as soon as you confirm this fund into your account and ask me to come over. I don't want the money to go into our Bank treasure as an abandoned fund. So this is the reason why i contacted you so that our bank will release this money to you as the next of kin to the deceased customer. Please I would like you to keep this proposal as a top secret and delete it if you are not interesting.
Upon the receipt of your reply and indication of your capability, i will give you full details on how the business will be executed and also note that you will have 48 percent of the above mentioned sum if you agree to handle this business with me while 50 percent will be for me and 2 percent for any expenses that may arise on the process, Because i don't want anyone here in our bank to know my involvement until you confirm this fund into your account and ask me to come over for the sharing as i indicated. If you agree to my business proposal. Please reply me to this address.
Am looking forward hearing from you immediately,
Thanks with my best regards
Mr. Karim Ahmed
+226 78 90 59 34