A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT ATTENTION NEEDED." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 05 Oct 2006 04:56:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "az ous" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF MR AZ OUS BANK OF AFRICAN B.O.A (ANNEX) BILL AND EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT, OUAGADOUGOU,BURKINA-FASO. Dear ,My name is Mr Az ous the Bill and Exchange(assistant) Manager of the BANK OF AFRICAN B.O.A Ouagadouguo Burkina Faso, In my department we discovered an abandoned sum of USD$10.5M(TEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND U.S.A DOLLARS). In an account that belongs to this our foreign customer who died along with his wife and and children in the plane crash. Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it unless somebody applies for it as the next of kin or relation to the deceased, as indicated in our banking guidelines but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin died alongside with him in the plane crash leaving nobody behind for the claim. The request of foreigner in this transaction is necessary because our late customer was a foreigner and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner. On the account of your reliability and trust worthiness, I have decided to contact you in order to transfer the said amount into your nominated bank account, it's 100% risk free. Upon receipt of the above mentioned, I will send to you by fax or e-mail a TEXT OF APPLICATION which you shall re-type and fax to our foreign remittance Department,for easy execution of the transaction. All necessary documents shall be obtained on your behalf to back-up this claims. Kindly contact me on for security reason and for more explanations and possible means of transferring the fund into your account. If you accept our offer I shall compensate you with 30% of the money, 60% goes to me and my colleague, after which we shall visit your country for disbursement according to the percentages indicated. I am assuring you that with my position this money will hit your account before 21 banking working days.
Send an e-mail as soon as you get this message, I will be waiting. NOTE: THIS TRANSACTION IS STRICLY CONFIDENTIAL. Thanks for your assistance in advance. Your promt response will be highly appreciated. Yours faithfully. MR OUS firstname.lastname@example.org _________________________________________________________________MSN Hotmail : créez votre adresse e-mail gratuite & à vie ! http://www.msn.fr/newhotmail/Default.asp?Ath=f