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

From:  Adam Ahmed <>
Date:  Wed, 01 Oct 2008 07:25:19 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "CONFIDENCIAL/URGENT/ASSISTANT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 01 Oct 2008 07:25:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Adam Ahmed <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,
I am the manager of auditing and accounting at the foreign remittance department of BANK OF AFRICAN) here in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. In my department we discovered an abandoned sum of US$12.5m dollars (TWELVE MILLON FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS) in an account that belongs to one of our for eign customer (MR. ANDREAS SCHRANNER from Munich, Germany) who died along with his entire family in Jully 2000 in a plane crash. Since we gotinformation about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it unless some body applies for it as next of kin or relation to thedeceased as indicated in our banking guidlings and laws but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin or relationdied alongside with him 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 and release the money to you as the next of kin or relation to the deceased for safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and we don't want this money to go into the bank treasury as unclaimed bill.The banking law and guidline here stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after five years, the money will be transfered into the bank treasury as unclaimed fund. The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is occassioned by the fact that the customer was a foreigner and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner.
I agree that 40% of this money will be for you as a respect to the provision of a foriegn account ,5% will be set aside for expenses incurred during the business and 55% would be for me Thereafter, I will visit yourcountry for disbursement according to the percentageindicated Therefore, to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to you arranged,you must apply first to the bank asrelation or next of kin of the deceased with a text of application that i willsend to you,so i will like you to send to me your private telephone and faxnumber for easy and effective communication and location where in the money will be remitted.Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you by fax or email the text of the application .I will not fail to bringto your notice this transaction is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any atom of fear as all required arrangements have been made for the transfer. You should contact me immediately as soon as you receiv e this letter.Trusting to hear from you immediately.
Yours Faithfully
1. Full Name:
2. Your Telephone Number and Fax Number
3. Your Contact Address.

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