This email with the subject "PLEASE I NEED YOUR URGENT REPLY." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 24 Jan 2008 20:21:59 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM,THE DESK OF MR AMADOU HAMA
BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER,
INFOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT
(BOA) BANK OF AFRICA,
How are you doing with your family? Hope fine, Please pay attention and understand my reason of contacting you today through this email, My name is AMADOU HAMA, A Bill and Exchange Manager in Bank Of Africa Ouagadougou Burkina-Faso.
First and foremost,I apologize for using this medium to reach you for a business/transaction of such magnitude,but this is due to confidentiality and prompt access reposed on this medium. In unfolding this proposal,I want to count on you,as a respected and honest person to handle this transaction with sincerity,trust and confidentiality.
There is absolutely going to be a great doubt and distrust in your heart in respect of this email,coupled with the fact that, so many miscreant s have taken possession of the Internet to facilitate their nefarious deeds, thereby making it extremely difficult for genuine and legitimate business class persons to get attention and recognition.
In my department, during the Auditing of the year 2006, I discovered an abounded sum of funds($18.953000,00.(eighteen Million Nine Hundred And Fifty Three Thousand United States Dollars)that belongs to our Late Mr. Morris Thompson,an American prominent man who unfortunately lost his life in the plane crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261, which crashed on January 31st 2000. You may read more about the crash on visiting this C.N.N News internet website below.
I desperately need your assistance to secure and move this huge sums of money left behind by my late client to the tune of ($18.953000,00.(eighteen million Nine Hundred and Fifty Three Thousand United State s Dollars) out from Bank of Africa Ouagadougou Burkina Faso to your own account, he executed contract through Department of Work and Housing here in Ouagadougou Burkina-Faso and the mentioned money above is his money left in our bank before his death.
Meanwhile, for your smoothness of this transaction,You Will Be Entitled To 30% Of The Total sum as Gratification, While 5% Will Be Will Be mapped out To Take Care Of Expenses That May Arise During The Time Of Transfer And Also Telephone Bills,While 65% Will Be For Me .for your co-operation in this matter. If you know that you are interested and capable to handle this business transaction, come up with the information's showed below:-
1. Your Full Name:
; 2. Your Contact Cell Phone Number:
3. Your Age:
4. Your Sex:
5. Your Occupations:
6. Your Country and City:a
7. Your photograph
As soon as possible all these information's is submitted to me, I will immediately draft an application form with all your information's and send back to you, so that you will proceed with the transaction by sending the form to BOA bank for the transferring of this fund into your account.either by sending by email or fax. All Other Necessary Vital Information Will Be Sent To You When I Hear From You.
Do contact me via email: email@example.com