The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  DEAR FRIEND
From:  marconi latin <marconilatin14@msn.com>
Date:  Tue, 07 Apr 2009 04:29:36 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "DEAR FRIEND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Apr 2009 04:29:36 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was marconi latin <marconilatin14@msn.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

FROM:MR MARCONI  LATIN,
ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING DEPARTMENT,
BANK OF AFRICA(B.O.A),
OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA FASO.

I KNOW THAT THIS LETTER MAY COME TO YOU AS A SUPRISE. I GOT YOUR CONTACT ADDRESS FROM THE INTERNET WHEN I WAS SEARCHING FOR A BUSINESS PARTNER.
 
MY NAME IS MR. MARCONI  LATIN, I AM THE ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING MANAGER OF BANK OF AFRICA (B.O.A), OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA FASO.

IN MY DEPARTMENT WE DISCOVERED AN ABANDONED SUM OF USD$22.3 MILLION (TWENTY TWO MILLION THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND U.S DOLLARS). IN AN ACCOUNT THAT BELONGS TO ONE OF OUR FOREIGN CUSTOMER WHO DIED ALONG WITH HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN IN A PLANE CRASH IN 2004. THE PLANE CRASH HAPPENED IN COTE D'IVOIRE.(KENYA AIR WAYS)

SINCE WE GOT INFORMATION ABOUT HIS DEATH, THE BANK HAVE BEEN EXPECTING HIS NEXT OF KIN TO COME OVER AND CLAIM HIS MONEY BECAUSE WE CANNOT RELEASE IT UNLESS SOMEBODY APPLIES FOR IT AS THE NEXT OF KIN OR RELATION TO THE DECEASED, AS INDICATED IN OUR BANKING GUIDELINES BUT UNFORTUNATELY WE LEARNT THAT ALL HIS SUPPOSED NEXT OF KIN OR RELATION DIED ALONGSIDE WITH HIM IN THE PLANE CRASH LEAVING NOBODY BEHIND FOR THE CLAIM.

IT IS THEREFORE UPON THIS DISCOVERY THAT I DECIDED TO MAKE THIS BUSINESS PROPOSALS TO YOU AND RELEASE THE MONEY TO YOU AS NEXT OF KIN OR RELATION TO THE DECEASED FOR SAFETY AND SUBSEQUENT DISBURSEMENT SINCE NOBODY IS COMING FOR IT BECAUSE I DON'T WANT THE MONEY TO GO INTO THE BANK TREASURY AS UNCLAIMED BILL.

THE BANKING LAW AND GUIDELINES HERE STIPULATES THAT IF SUCH MONEY REMAINS UNCLAIMED AFTER FIVE YEARS, THE MONEY WILL BE TRANSFERRED INTO THE BANK TREASURY AS UNCLAIMED FUND.

I HAVE DECIDED TO GIVE AWAY FORTY FIVE PERCENT (45%) TO YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE AND FIFTY FIVE PERCENT (55%) FOR ME. I WANT TO ASSURE YOU THAT THIS TRANSACTION IS ABSOLUTELY 100% GUARANTEE SINCE I 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. EXPENSES MIGHT ARISE IN THE PROCESS OF THE TRANSFER BUT WHAT EVER THE EXPENSES WILL BE, YOU AND I WILL TAKE CARE OF IT.


THEREFORE TO ENABLE THE IMMEDIATE TRANSFER OF THIS FUND TO YOU AS I ARRANGED,YOU WILL FURNISHED ME WITH A GOOD RECEVING ACCOUNT DETAIL WHERE THE MONEY WILL BE TRANSFERED,YOUR PRIVATE TEL AND FAX NUMBER FOR EASY COMMUNICATION.

UPON RECEIPT OF YOUR REPLY, I WILL SEND TO YOU BY FAX OR E-MAIL A TEXT OF THE APPLICATION WHICH YOU SHALL RETYPE AND FAX TO OUR FOREIGN REMITTANCE DIRECTOR,FOR EASY EXECUTION OF THE TRANSACTION.

I WILL NOT FAIL TO BRING TO YOUR NOTICE THAT THIS TRANSACTION IS 100% HITCH-FREE ON BOTH SIDE. AS ALL REQUIRED ARRANGEMENT HAVE BEEN MADE FOR THE TRANSFER.

PLEASE I WOULD LIKE YOU KEEP THIS TRANSACTION CONFIDENTIAL AND AS A TOP SECRET AS YOU MAY WISH TO KNOW THAT I AM A BANK OFFICIAL.

TRUSTING TO HEAR FROM YOU IMMEDIATELY.

YOURS SINCERELY,
MR. MARCONI  LATIN.