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

From:  gastion baba <>
Date:  Sat, 23 May 2009 13:20:50 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT AND CONFIDENTIAL." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 23 May 2009 13:20:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was gastion baba <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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<DIV>From Mr Gastion Baba.<BR>Senior Bill and Exchange Manager=2C<BR>(BOA) =
BANK OF AFRICA<BR>Ouagadougou Burkina Faso.<BR>Telephone / &nbsp=3B00226&nb=
sp=3B76&nbsp=3B69&nbsp=3B80&nbsp=3B81&nbsp=3B .</DIV>
<DIV>Dear Friend=2C</DIV>
<DIV>I am Mr Gastion Baba=2C Senior Bill and Exchange Manager Bank of Afric=
a (BOA). I am writing following an opportunity in my office that will be of=
 immense benefit to both of us. In my department i discovered an abandoned =
sum of US12.5million Dollars&nbsp=3B (Twelve million five hundred thousand =
US Dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers Late=
 Mr. Morris Thompson an American who unfortunately lost his life in the pla=
ne crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 which crashed on January 31st=2C&nbs=
p=3B 2000=2C including his wife and only daughter.</DIV>
<DIV>Go through this site and read more about the crash :- <A href=3D"http:=
//" target=3D_blank rel=3Dno=
<DIV>Since we got information about&nbsp=3B his death=2C the bank have been=
 expecting his next of kin or relatives to come over and claim his money be=
cause we cannot release it unless somebody applies for it as next of kin or=
 relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines. Unfortuna=
tely I learnt that his supposed next of kin being his only daughter died al=
ong with him in the plane crash leaving nobody with the knowledge of this f=
und behind for the claim. It is therefore upon this discovery that i now de=
cided to make business with you and release the money to you as the next of=
 kin or beneficiary of the funds for safety keeping and subsequent disburse=
ment since nobody is coming for it and i don't want this money to go back i=
nto Government treasury as unclaimed bill since i and you can be able to re=
trieve it from this bank and share respectively without any problem .</DIV>
<DIV>The banking law and guidelines here stipulates that such money remaine=
d after ten years the money will be transferred into banking treasury as un=
claimed funds=2C I agreed that 35% of this money will be for you as foreign=
 partner=2C while 65% will be for me . I will visit your country for the di=
sbursement according to the percentages indicated above once this money get=
s into your account. Please be honest =2Csincerity to me and trust is our W=
ATCHWORD&nbsp=3B in this transaction.</DIV>
<DIV>Note this transaction is confidential and 100 % risk free. As soon as =
you receive this mail you should contact me by return mail. Please note tha=
t all necessary arrangement for the smooth release of these funds to you ha=
s been finalised.</DIV>
<DIV>We will discuss much in details when I do receive your response.</DIV>
<DIV>Please contact me for further directives.</DIV>
<DIV>Best regards=2C<BR>Mr Gastion Baba.<BR></DIV></DIV></body>