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

Subject:  I NEED YOUR HELP.......
From:  grace keita <>
Date:  Sat, 14 Feb 2009 05:35:26 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "I NEED YOUR HELP......." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 14 Feb 2009 05:35:26 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was grace keita <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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<DIV id=3Dyiv2050742725><STRONG>From the desk of Mrs Grace Keita<BR>Bill an=
d exchange manager <BR>Foreign remittance dept. <BR><SPAN class=3Dyshortcut=
s id=3Dlw_1234452356_0 style=3D"BACKGROUND: none transparent scroll repeat =
0% 0%=3B CURSOR: hand=3B BORDER-BOTTOM: #0066cc 1px dashed">Bank of Africa<=
/SPAN> (Boa) <BR>Ouagadougou Burkina Faso <BR><BR>Dear friend=2C <BR><BR>I =
am the manager of bill and exchange at the foreign remittance department of=
 the bank of Africa. I saw your contacts in internet search=2C after much c=
onsideration i decided to write you since I cannot be able to see you face =
to face at first. <BR><BR>I will like you to take your time to read this ma=
il carefully. I did not mean to embarrass you with my business proposal but=
 i seriously need your assistance. Please this is a confidential matter and=
 it requires urgency. <BR><BR>In my department we discovered an abandoned s=
um of u.s$12.5m dollars (twelve million five hundred thousand usd) in an ac=
count that belongs to one of our foreign customer who died along with his e=
ntire family on monday=2C31 july=2C2000=2C in a <SPAN class=3Dyshortcuts id=
=3Dlw_1234452356_1>plane crash</SPAN> =2C since we got information about hi=
s death=2C we have been expecting his or her next of kin to come over and c=
laim his money because we can not release it unless some body applies for i=
t as next of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking gu=
idelines and laws=2C but unfortunately we learnt that his supposed next of =
kin died along side with him at the plane crash leaving nobody behind for t=
he claim. <BR><BR><BR>It is therefore upon this discovery=2C i now decided =
to make this business proposal to you and release the money to you as the n=
ext of kin or relation to the deceased for safety and subsequent disburseme=
nt since nobody is coming for it and i don't want this money to go into the=
 bank treasury as unclaimed bill. The banking law and guideline here stipul=
ates that if such money remained unclaimed after 10 years=2C the money will=
 be transferred into the bank as unclaimed bill=2C i therefore agree that 4=
0% of this money will be for you as foreigner partner=2C in respect to the =
provision of a foreign account=2C 10% will be set aside for expenses incurr=
ed during the business and 50% would be for me. There after i will visit yo=
ur country for disbursement according to the percentages indicated. <BR><BR=
<BR>Therefore=2C to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to you as a=
rranged=2C you must apply first to the bank as relation or next of kin to t=
he deceased indicating your bank name=2C your <SPAN class=3Dyshortcuts id=
=3Dlw_1234452356_2>bank account number</SPAN>=2C your private telephone and=
 fax number for easy and effective communication and location where in the =
money will be remitted. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this t=
ransaction is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any atom of fear=
 as all required arrangements have been made for the transfer. <BR><BR>You =
should contact me immediately as soon as you receive this letter. Trusting =
to hear from you immediately. <BR><BR>Yours faithfully <BR>Mrs Grace Keita<=