A Scam Email with the Subject "Fw: From Mr. Mazanga Said." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 20 Jul 2008 12:51:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Anne Zecca <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
--- On Sun, 7/20/08, mazanga said <email@example.com> wrote:
From: mazanga said <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: From Mr. Mazanga Said. To: Date: Sunday, July 20, 2008, 2:40 PM From Mr. Mazanga Said. Bill & Exchange Manager African Development Bank Ougadougou Burkina Faso W/Africa Call + DEAR FRIEND, Pls 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, Pls this is not a joke and i will not like you to joke with it. Before the U.S and iraqi war our client crude oil dealer MR.HUS BEN AN AMERICAN who was with the Iraqi oil industries and also oil supplier to republic of Burkina Faso made a numbered fixed deposit for18 calendar months, with a value of fitteen million two hundred Thousand United State Dollars($m15.2,000,000,00) only in our bank. Upon maturity several notices was sent to him, even during the war which began in 2003. Again after the war another notification was sent and still no response came from him. We later find out that the oil dealer MR HUS BEN along with hiswife and only daughter had been killed during the war in a bomb blast that hit their home. You can read more about the bombings on visiting these sitesbelow: http://www.ccmep.org/ usbombingwatch/2003.htm#3/19/ 03<http://www.ccmep.org/usbombingwatch/2003.htm#3/19/03> After further investigation it was also discovered that MR.HUS BEN did not declare any next of kin in his official papers including the paperwork of his bank deposit. And he also confided in me the last time he was at my office that no one except me knew of his deposit in our bank So I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of ($15.2)millions usd into your bank accountwithin 7working banking days. What bothers me most is that according to the laws of country A burkinabe cannot come out and claim this fund. I don't want the money to go into our Bank treasure as an abandonedfund. So this is the reason why i contacted you so that our bank will release thismoney 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 receiptof your reply and indication of your capability, iwill give you full details on how the business will be executed and also note thatyou will have 35% of the above mentioned sum if you agree to handle this businesswith me while 55% will be for me and 10% 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 iindicated. Then after i and my colleagues will visit your contry for disbursement acconding to the percentage indicated. therefore to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to you as arranged, you must apply first to the bank as relation or next of kin of the deceased, Please, dont entertain any atom of fear because the transaction is 100% risk free. Note that, to be relation with the deceased or not will notimpose or prevent you to claim the money, the fact is that whatever information we will present to the bank should be accurate. Rests assured that I will provide all the necessary information which the bank may require from you during the process to make sure everything goes well and fast. Referring to the above nexplanations, await your urgent response,and fill those question below to enable us proceed this business onward. Thanks Your Full Name.......................... .. Sex........................... ...... Your Country....................... ....... Marital Status...................... Your Occupation.................... ...... Your Personal Mobile Number.................... Your Personal Fax Number...................... To enable me locate you once i come over to your country immediately you confirm this $15.2musd,As soon as i receive your postive respond i will send you the text of application which you will use to apply in my bank as next of kin. Thanks Mr Mazanga Said .Call + A.D.B (African Development Bank