Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Fwd: From Mrs. Alimatou Ouedraogo(Urgent assistance needed)

From: Arthur Carter <>

This email with the subject "Fwd: From Mrs. Alimatou Ouedraogo(Urgent assistance needed)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 17 Jan 2008 15:31:44 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Arthur Carter <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From: Mrs. Alimatou Ouedraogo
African Development Bank
Burkina Faso (ADB-ANNEX)
Ouagadougou-Burkina Faso.
Dear friend,
It will be a surprise for you to receive this mail, Welcome this letter. I am Mrs. Alimatou Ouedraogo ,the Director Of The Accounts & Auditing Dept. At The African Development Bank Ouagadougou-West Africa. With due respect I Have Decided to contact you on a business transaction that will be Beneficial to
Both of us. At The Bank's Last Accounts/Auditing Evaluations, my staffs Came Across an old account which was being maintained by a foreign client Who we Learnt was among the deceased passengers of an Airline Crash On 6th Nov. 2002.
Since the deceased was unable to run this account since his Death. the Account has remained doormat without the knowledge of his family since It Was put in a safe deposit account in the bank for future investment by The Client. Since his demise, nobody, not even the members of his family have Applied for claims over this fund and it has been in the safe deposit Account until we discovered that it cannot be claimed since our client Is a Foreign national and we are sure that he has no next of kin here to File
Claims over the money. as the director of the dept, this discovery was Brought To my office so as to decide what is to be done. with the few personnel  In my Dept, we decided to seek ways through which to transfer this money out Of the  Bank and out of the country too.
The total amount in the accounts is one million dollars(us$1.000.000)with our positions as staffs of the bank, we are Handicapped because we cannot operate foreign accounts and cannot lay Bonafide claim over this money. while we were contemplating on what to Do, a Friend of mine who works with the chamber of commerce and industry Recommended your personality to me and advised I should ask you for Help to Transfer this money out of the country. the client is a foreign national And You will only be asked to act as his next of kin and I will supply you With All the necessary information’s and bank data to assist you in being Able to Transfer this money to any bank of your choice where this money could
Be Transferred into.
I and my partners have decided to give away forty %(40%)to you for Your Assistance and ten (10%) for any expenses that might arise during the Transaction of this transfer. we want to assure you that this
Transaction is Absolutely risk free since we work in this bank which is why you should Be Confident in the success of this transaction because you will be Updated With information as at when desired. We will please wish you keep this transaction secret as we are hoping To Retire with our share of this money at the end of transaction which Will be When this money is safely in your account. We will then come over to
Your Country for sharing according to the previously agreed percentages.
You might even have to advise us on possibilities of investment in your Country or elsewhere of our choice. may Allah help you to help us to a Restive retirement. Amen. Please for further information’s and enquiries feel free to contact me Through my email address,(
Am awaiting for your urgent response!!!
Thanks and remain blessed.
Mrs. Alimatou Ouedraogo

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