This email with the subject "Fw: Your Urgent Reply Is needed Asap" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 19 Jun 2009 04:48:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Charles Soludo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
----- Original Message -----
From: usman rafeu
Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 3:31 AM
Subject: Your Urgent Reply Is needed Asap
How are you doing and your family?
Am By name Mr Usman Rafeu, a Staff in Bank of Africa (B.O.A)
Burkina Faso West Africa .in my department we discovered an Abandoned money $13.8 million dollars in an
account belonging to one
of our Foreign customers Mr Andreas Schranner who died on Monday 31
Note our bank have written several letters to their embassy with intent to locate any of his extended relatives whom shall be claimants/beneficiaries of his abandoned personal estate and all such efforts have been to no avail.
On this note I decided to search for a credible person and finding that you bear a similar last name, I was urged to contact you, that I may, with your consent, present you to the "trustee" bank as our late deceased surviving family member so as to enable you put up a claim to the bank in that capacity as a next of kin of our client.
Therefore, to facilitate the immediate transfer of this fund, you need, first to contact me via email signifying your interest and as soon as I obtain your confidence, I will immediately appraise you with the complete details as well as fax you the documents, with which you are to proceed and i shall direct on how to put up an application to the bank. Upon the receipt of your reply,
I agreed that 40% of this money would be for you as our foreign partner, 10% will go for any expenses that may encuore during the transfer, while the remaining balance will be for me. I will visit your country for the disbursement according to the percentages indicated above once this money gets into your Account
I will send you by fax or E-mail the next step to take. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this proposal is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any fears as the required arrangements have been made for the completion of this transfer.
Like I said before, I require only a solemn confidentiality on this. Send me your Full Names and address and phone/fax number on your next respond,
I will be diligently waited for your earlier reply
God blesses you.
Please kindly send your reply ASAP