Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Inheritance funds transfer


This email with the subject "Inheritance funds transfer" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 14 Dec 2008 09:56:53 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was MR EDES ABEBE <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,

I write you after proper consideration that a telephone conversation may not be an ideal medium to 
Contact you. I am Edes Abebe, A cousin and personal assistant to the late Chief Mrs. Stella 
Obasanjo, the late wife of the president Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria who died in Spain on Sunday 
the 23rd of Oct 2005 after an unsuccessful surgery operation.

As the cousin and personal to the deceased I handle in confidence some of her affairs, mostly 
properties, Investment and funds both domestic and overseas. In this case my sister/client who left 
Thirty million Great British Pounds sterling (30,000,000.00) and so many other investments with my 
signatory abroad for her personal reason.

The family will call me to account for her properties and funds overseas after two year of her 
death according to the tradition our people which will happen any moment from now as its past two 
So at this juncture, I seek your consent to write the bank and present you as a beneficiary of some 
part of the fund which has been approved for transfer by my late sister in her fund deposited in a 
particular bank,since i have all the documents regarding the deposited funds which I will disclose 
to you as we progress in this transaction. 

All we require from you is 100% trust, and honest corporations to enable us see this deal through, 
and I also guarantee you that this transaction will be executed under a legitimate process that 
will protect us from any breach of the law.
The sharing formula will be 60% for us 30% for you and 5 % for charity to my client's pet project 
CHILD CARE TRUST FOUNDATION , for the less privileged and disabled children and the remaining 5% 
will be set aside for any expenses incurred during the course of transfer process. Upon your prompt 
reply of your acceptance to this mail, I will forward a letter for fund transfer on your behalf to 
the bank to your designated bank account. 

I wait in anticipation for your cooperation in reply, and I am also ready for any question 
concerning the clarity of this transaction.
Upon consideration by you, send to me your followings :
1. Full Name
2. Address
3. Age/Sex
4. Occupation
5. Nationality
6. Tel number/fax 
so that we can speedy up the transaction before i will be called to give account of the assets.
Please reply me through this email address

Yours sincerely,

Mr Edes Abebe.

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