Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Anne Zecca <>

This email with the subject "Fw: FROM THE DESK OF MR.PAUL ZULU." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 20 Jul 2008 15:09:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Anne Zecca <>, although it may have been spoofed.

--- On Sun, 7/20/08, mybest <> wrote:

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> From: mybest > Subject: FROM THE DESK OF MR.PAUL ZULU. > To: > Date: Sunday, July 20, 2008, 4:46 PM > FROM THE DESK OF MR.PAUL ZULU.Attention: Sir/Madam,I am > MR.PAUL ZULU the Director > in charge of auditing and accounting section of a prime > bank in Ouagadougou Burkina-Faso with due > respect and regard. I have decided to contact you on a > business transaction that will be very > beneficial to both of us at the end of the > transaction.During our investigation and > auditing in this bank, my department came across a very > huge sum of money belonging to a deceased > person Mr. Morris Thompson from America who is an oil > merchant Agent here in ouagadougou burkina > faso, a well known Philanthropist before his death in a > plane crash on January 31, 2000. both wife > Thelma Thompson and daughter Sheryl Thompson. Please for > more details concerning him and how he > died, you can visit this website: > > said amount was U.S $15.5M (Fifteen million five hundred > United States dollars). As it may > interest you to know, I got your impressive information > through from a human resource profile > database in the chamber here in Ouagadougou Burkina-Faso. > Meanwhile all the whole arrangement to > put claim over this fund as the bona fide next of kin to > the deceased, to get the required > approval and transfer this money to a foreign account has > been put in place and directives, and > needed information will be relayed to you as soon as you > indicate your interest and willingness to > assist me and also benefit your self to this great business > opportunity.In fact I could > have done this deal alone but because of my position in > this country as a civil servant (A > Banker), we are not allowed to operate a foreign account > and would eventually raise an eye brow on > my side during the time of transfer because I work in this > bank. This is the actual reason why it > will require a second party or fellow who will forward > claims as the next of kin with affidavit of > trust of oath to the Bank and also present a foreign > account where he will need the money to be > re-transferred into on his request as it may be after due > verification and clarification by the > correspondent branch of the bank where the whole money will > be remitted from to your own > designation bank account.I will not fail to inform you that > this transaction is 100% risk > free. On smooth conclusion of this transaction, you will be > entitled to 35% of the total sum as > gratification, while 50% will be for me and 15% map out for > any expenses. Please, you have been > advised to keep "top secret" as I am still in > service and intend to retire from service > after we conclude this deal. I will be monitoring the whole > situation here in this bank until you > confirm the money in your account and ask me to come down > to your country for subsequent sharing > of the fund according to percentages previously indicated > and further investment, either in your > country or any country you advice us to invest in. All > other necessary vital information will be > sent to you when I hear from you.Thank you for your > understanding as await your urgent > response to enable me give you more details. Remain > bless,Mr Paul Zulu.POST > SCRITUM:You have to keep everything secret as to enable the > transfer to move very smoothly > in to the account you will prove to the bank.If however, > you are not disposed to assist,kindly > delete/destroy this email in view of the confidentiality of > the proposed transaction and interest > of personalities involved. > Portal Universia Chile - Red de universidades red de > oportunidades.