A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM THE DESK OF: MR PAUL JOHNSON ." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 08 Nov 2006 04:01:54 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "paul johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BANK OF AFRICA (BOA) OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA-FASO, WEST AFRICA. Dear Friend, I am MR PAUL JOHNSON the Director in charge of Auditing section Bank OF AFRICA(BOA)Ouagadougou Burkina-Faso in West Africa. AS IT MAY INTERESTYOU TO KNOW, I GOT YOUR IMPRESSIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE INTERNET SEARCH HERE IN OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA-FASO. I have decided to contact you on a project that will be very beneficial toboth of us.During our auditing in this Bank,I came across some amount of money belonging to a deceased foreigner Mr.Chen Huang head of the bank's Department of Foreign Exchange who died with four others finance officials on February 16,1998 in a plane crash. The fundhas been dormant in his account with this Bank without any claim of the fundin our custody from hisrelation before my discovery to this development. He was head of the bank's Department of Foreign Exchange.The said amount is U.S$7.5, 000.00 dollars(Seven Million, Five Hundred Thousand USDollars).deceased fellow. Their death occured as a result of plane clash. Please View this website:http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9802/16/taiwan.crash.update2/ FOR YOUR INFORMATION BEEN YOU NOT A TAIWANESE WILL NOT POSE ANY PROBLEM FORTHE SUCESSFUL TRANSFER OF THIS FUND INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. All the whole arrangement to put claim over this fund as the Bonafide next of kin to the deceased has been put in place and directives will be relayed to you as soon as you indicate your interest and willingness to assist me and also benefityour self to this great business opportunity. In this country as a civil servant(A Banker),we are not allowed to operate aforeign account. This is the actual reason why itwill require a second partyor fellow who will forward claims as the next of kin to the Bank and alsopresent a foreign account where he will need the money to be re-transferredinto on his request. Our Banking law stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after sevenyears, the money will be transferred into the Bank treasury as unclaimed fund. The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is occasionedby the fact that the customer was a foreigner and a Burkinabe cannot standas next of kin. I dont want this money to go into the Bank treasury asunclaimed Bill. Be assured this transaction is 100% risk free. On conclusion of this Project, you will be entitled to 30% of the total sumas gratification,while 60% will be for me. AND the rest of the 10% will be forany expenses that we may inccur during this transaction. Please you have been adviced to keep "top secret I will fly down to your country forsubsequent sharing of the fund according to percentagespreviously indicatedand further investment will be discussed. On your acceptance to be mypartner, please email for a brief discussion before we proceed. Please keep this proposal secret, even if you are not interested. looking forword to receive your urgent reply.You can reply me through this email email@example.com URGENT RESPONSE NEEDED. Yours faithfully, MR paul johnson _________________________________________________________________MSN Hotmail : créez votre adresse e-mail gratuite & à vie ! http://www.msn.fr/newhotmail/Default.asp?Ath=f