Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: gastion baba <>

This email with the subject "URGENT AND CONFIDENTIAL." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 13 Jun 2009 14:33:57 -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) =
<SPAN class=3Dyshortcuts id=3Dlw_1243512005_0 style=3D"BACKGROUND: none tra=
nsparent scroll repeat 0% 0%=3B CURSOR: hand=3B BORDER-BOTTOM: #0066cc 1px =
dashed">BANK OF AFRICA</SPAN><BR>Ouagadougou Burkina Faso.<BR>Telephone /&n=
bsp=3B 00226 76 69 80 81&nbsp=3B .<BR>&nbsp=3B<BR>Dear Friend=2C<BR>&nbsp=
=3B<BR>I am Mr Gastion Baba=2C Senior Bill and Exchange Manager Bank of Afr=
ica (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 abandone=
d sum of US12.5million Dollars&nbsp=3B (Twelve million five hundred thousan=
d US Dollars) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers La=
te Mr. Morris Thompson an American who unfortunately lost his life in the <=
SPAN class=3Dyshortcuts id=3Dlw_1243512005_1>plane crash</SPAN> of <SPAN cl=
ass=3Dyshortcuts id=3Dlw_1243512005_2>Alaska Airlines Flight 261</SPAN> whi=
ch crashed on January 31st=2C&nbsp=3B 2000=2C including his wife and only d=
aughter.<BR>&nbsp=3B<BR>Go through this site and read more about the crash =
:- <A href=3D""; targe=
t=3D_blank rel=3Dnofollow><SPAN class=3Dyshortcuts id=3Dlw_1243512005_3>htt=
p://</SPAN></A><BR>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 because we canno=
t release it unless somebody applies for it as next of kin or relation to t=
he deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines. Unfortunately I learnt =
that his supposed next of kin being his only daughter died along with him i=
n the plane crash leaving nobody with the knowledge of this fund behind for=
 the claim. It is therefore upon this discovery that i now decided to make =
business with you and release the money to you as the next of kin or benefi=
ciary of the funds for safety keeping and subsequent disbursement since nob=
ody is coming for it and i don't want this money to go back into Government=
 treasury as unclaimed bill since i and you can be able to retrieve it from=
 this bank and share respectively without any problem .<BR>&nbsp=3B<BR>The =
banking law and guidelines here stipulates that such money remained after t=
en years the money will be transferred into banking treasury as <SPAN class=
=3Dyshortcuts id=3Dlw_1243512005_4 style=3D"CURSOR: hand=3B BORDER-BOTTOM: =
#0066cc 1px dashed">unclaimed funds</SPAN>=2C I agreed that 35% of this mon=
ey will be for you as foreign partner=2C while 65% will be for me . I will =
visit your country for the disbursement according to the percentages indica=
ted above once this money gets into your account. Please be honest =2Csince=
rity to me and trust is our WATCHWORD&nbsp=3B in this transaction.<BR>&nbsp=
=3B<BR>Note this transaction is confidential and 100 % risk free. As soon a=
s you receive this mail you should contact me by return mail. Please note t=
hat all necessary arrangement for the smooth release of these funds to you =
has been finalised.<BR>&nbsp=3B<BR>We will discuss much in details when I d=
o receive your response.<BR>&nbsp=3B<BR>Please contact me for further direc=
tives.<BR>&nbsp=3B<BR>Best regards=2C<BR>Mr Gastion Baba.<BR></DIV></body>