Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Arthur Carter <>

This email with the subject "Fw: PLEASE I NEED YOUR URGENT REPLY IMMEDIATELY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 20 Mar 2009 17:55:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Arthur Carter <>, although it may have been spoofed.

--- On Fri, 3/20/09, Dr Ibrahim Ahmed <> wrote:

From: Dr Ibrahim Ahmed <>
Date: Friday, March 20, 2009, 9:49 AM

From: Dr Ibrahim Ahmed
Bank Of Africa.                               
Burkina faso (B.O.A).
Ouagadougou-Burkina faso.
Dear friend,

It will be a surprise for you to receive this mail, Welcome this letter. I am Dr Ibrahim Ahmed
The Director Of The Accounts & Auditing Dept. At The Bank Of Africa Burkina faso Ouagadougou-West Africa. With due respect I Have Decided to contact you on a business transaction that will be Beneficialto Both of us. At The Bank's Last Accounts/Auditing Evaluations, my staffs Came Across an old account which was being maintained by a foreign client Who we Learnt was among the deceased passengers of an Airline Crash On 6thNov. 2002.

Since the deceased was unable to run this account since his Death. the Account has remained doormat without the knowledge of his family since It Was put in a safe deposit account in the bank for future investment by The Client. Since his demise, nobody, not even the members of his family have Applied for claims over this fund and it has been in the safe deposit Account until we discovered that it cannot be claimed since our client Foreign national and we are sure that he has no next of kin here to File Claims over the money. as the director of the dept, this discovery was brought to my office so as to decide what is to be done. with the few personnel  In my Dept, we decided to seek ways through which to transfer this money out Of the  Bank and out of the country too.

The total amount in the accounts is five million dollars(us$7.5m)withour positions as staffs of the bank, we are handicapped because we cannotoperate foreign accounts and cannot lay bonafide claim over this money. while we were contemplating on what to Do, a Friend of mine who works withthe chamber of commerce and industry Recommended your personality to meand advised I should ask you for Help to Transfer this money out of thecountry. the client is a foreign national And You will only be asked toact as his next of kin and I will supply you With All the necessary informationâs and bank data to assist you in being Able to Transferthis money to any bank of your choice where this money could be transferred into.

I and my partners have decided to give away forty (40%)to you for YourAssistance and ten (10%) for any expenses that might arise during theTransaction of this transfer. we want to assure you that this transactionis absolutely risk free since we work in this bank which is why you should Be Confident in the success of this transaction because you will be Updated With information as at when desired.

Am awaiting for your urgent response,
Thanks and remain blessed.
 Dr Ibrahim Ahmed

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