Scam Emails Archive : Generic



This email with the subject "FUND TRANSFER" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 16 Feb 2006 16:23:37 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

From: The Manager
Credit and Foreign Bills 
ABSA Bank of South Africa 
Harfield, Pretoria South Africa. 
Tel: +27 76 697 5949

Attention: Sir/Madam, 

My name is Mr. Douglas Baloyi, the Manager, Credit and Foreign Bills of ABSA BANK SOUTH AFRICA. I 
am writing in respect of a foreign customer of our bank with account number :908-14-255-114 whose 
name is Andreas Schranner (Mr.), a German property magnate age 64, his wife Maria, 62, their 
daughter Andrea Eich, 38, her husband Christian, 57, and their children Katharina, 8 and 
Maximilian, 10, all perished in the jet. [Concorde AF4590]  With the whole passengers on-board on 
Monday, 31 July, 2000, 13:22 GMT 14:22 UK and for your perusal you can view this website below: 

Since the demise of this customer, I personally have watched with keen interest to see the next of 
kin but all has proved abortive as no one has come to claim his funds of US$18.5M (Eighteen Million 
Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) which has been with our branch for a very long time.  
On this note, I decided to seek for whom his name shall be used as the "Next of Kin" as no one has 
come up as his next of kin. And the banking ethics here does not allow such money to stay more than 
eight years, because the money will be recalled to the Bank Treasury as "Unclaimed Fund" after this 

In view of this I got your contact through a Trade Journal when I was making a research on a 
foreigner I will use in this great opportunity. For your assistant, I am willing to give you 25% of 
the total amount. Upon the receipt of your response, I will send you by fax or e-mail the letter of 
application which you will Fill, Sign and send back to our bank to enable us start  this processing 
of this claim. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this business is Hitch-Free and that 
you should not entertain any fear as all modalities for the smooth and easy transfer of this fund 
has been finalized, this transaction will be completed within Five (5) banking days of receiving 
your response, after you apply to the bank as a "Relation" to the deceased. 

When you receive this letter, kindly send me an Email through my direct/personal I.D: to signifying your decision. 

Please include your Private Tel/Fax Numbers for quick communication regarding this great 
opportunity that will definitely benefit both of us. 

Yours Truly,

Mr. Douglas Baloyi.

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