A Scam Email with the Subject "Trusting to hear from you immediately." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 10 Aug 2007 19:59:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was garlar zarde <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MR GARLAR ZARDE.
BANK OF AFRICA OUAGADOUGOU,
RE: RANSFER OF USD $9.3m (Nine million, Three hundred thousand United States dollars)
I WANT TO TRANSFER TO OVERSEAS THE SUM OF USD $9.3m (Nine million, Three hundred thousand United States dollars) FROM A PRIME BANK IN AFRICA. I WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOU TO QUIETLY LOOK FOR A RELIABLE AND HONEST PERSON WHO WILL BE CAPABLE AND FIT TO PROVIDE EITHER AN EXISTING BANK ACCOUNT OR TO SET UP A NEW BANK A/C IMMEDIATELY TO RECEIVE THIS MONEY,EVEN AN EMPTY A/C CAN SERVE AS FAR AS IT CAN RECEIVE MONEY.
I AM MR GARLAR ZARDE. AN ACCOUNTANT AND PERSONAL CONFIDANT TO MR.MOHAMED SALEH IBRAHIM WHO DIED TOGETHER WITH HIS WIFE IN A PLANE CRASH ON THE NOVEMBER 1999 ON THEIR WAY TO ATTEND WEDDING IN BOSTON, HE IS , AN PHYSICIAN AND INDUSTRIALIST, HE DIED WITHOUT HAVING ANY BENEFICIARY TO HIS ASSETS INCLUDING HIS ACCOUNT HERE IN BURKINA FASO WHICH HE OPENED AS HIS PERSONAL SAVINGS FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXPANSION AND DEVELOPEMENT OF HIS COMPANY BEFORE HIS UNTIMELY died along SIDE with his entire family in November 1999 in an Aeroplane crash .
THE AMOUNT INVOLVED IS USD $9.3m (Nine million, Three hundred thousand United States dollars), NO OTHER PERSON KNOWS ABOUT THIS ACCOUNT. I AM CONTACTING YOU FOR US TO TRANSFER THIS FUNDS TO YOUR ACCOUNT AS THE BENEFICIARY, I WANT TO TRANSFER THE WHOLE US $9.3m (Nine million, Three hundred thousand United States dollars) INTO A SAFE ACCOUNT ABROAD, BUT I DON'T KNOW ANY FOREIGNER.
I AM ONLY CONTACTING YOU AS A FOREIGNER BECAUSE THIS MONEY CAN NOT BE APPROVED TO A LOCAL PERSON HERE, WITHOUT VALID INTERNATIONAL FOREIGN PASSPORT, BUT CAN ONLY BE APPROVED TO ANY FOREIGNER WITH VALID INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT OR DRIVERS LICENSE AND FOREIGN A/C BECAUSE THE MONEY IS IN US DOLLARS AND THE FORMER OWNER OF THE A/C MR.MOHAMED SALEH IBRAHIM IS A FOREIGNER TOO, AND AS SUCH THE MONEY CAN ONLY BE APPROVED INTO A FOREIGN A/C.I NEED YOUR FULL CO-OPERATION TO MAKE THIS WORK FINE BECAUSE THE MANAGEMENT IS READY TO APPROVE THIS PAYMENT TO ANY FOREIGNER WHO HAS CORRECT INFORMATION OF THIS ACCOUNT, WHICH I WILL GIVE TO YOU, UPON YOUR POSITIVE RESPONSE AND ONCE I AM CONVINCED THAT YOU ARE CAPABLE AND WILL MEET UP WITH THE INHERITANCE PROCEDURES.
AT THE CONCLUSION OF THIS BUSINESS, YOU WILL BE GIVEN 40% OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT,55% WILL BE FOR ME, WHILE 5% WILL BE FOR EXPENSES BOTH PARTIES MIGHT HAVE INCURRED DURING THE PROCESS OF TRANSFERRING. YOU SHOULD OBSERVE UTMOST CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECRECY IN THIS TRANSACTION, AND REST ASSURED THATTHIS TRANSACTION WOULD BE MOST PROFITABLE FOR BOTH OF US BECAUSE I WILL REQUIRE YOUR ASSISTANCE TO INVEST MY SHARE IN YOUR COUNTRY.SINCERELY,
Be you informed that this transaction is hitch free both now and in the future you should not entertain any fear what several all required arrangements have been perfected for the transfer.
Trusting to hear from you immediately.
MR GARLAR ZARDE.
ACCOUNTANT EXCHANGE MANAGER (BOA).