A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM IBRAHIM ABDULAHI." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 18 Apr 2006 06:52:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was IBRAHIM ABDULAHI <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM IBRAHIM ABDULAHI. FINANCIAL ATTORNEY,ECOWAS BANK FOR INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT(EBID) 128,BOULEVARD DU 13 JANVIER,BP,2704 LOME - TOGO PRIVATE TELEPHONE:+228-932-97-88. E-MAIL: Jubileechambers@hotmail.com Attention Sir/Madam, RE:TRANSFER OF ($27,000.000.00 USD)TWENTY-SEVEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS I am BARRISTER IBRAHIM ABDULAHI,the FINANCIAL ATTORNEY,ECOWAS BANK FOR INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT(EBID). I am contacting you for a business at hand which will privilage us the opportunity to do one another a life time favour. I want to transfer to overseas ($27,000.000.00USD) from ECOWAS BANK FOR INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT(EBID) LOME-TOGO, Iwant 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 to receive this money as the Next of Kin as long as you will remain honest to me till the end for thisimportant business trusting in you and believing in God that you will never let me down either now or in future. We have a Late Client who has a floating fund in an account opened in this bank in 1998 and since then till now nobody has operated this account again, after going through some old files in the records I discovered that the owner of the account died without a [heir] hence the money is floating and if I do not remit this money out urgently it will be forfeited for nothing. The owner of this account is Dr. Paul Frazier a foreigner, and an industrialist,he died, since year 2000 and no other person knows about thisaccount or anything concerning it, the account has no other beneficiary and my investigation proved to me as well that Dr. Paul Frazier and his family was among the victims of AUTO crashed on the 4- 10-2000 along the Novissi Express Road here in Lome-Togo. I have kept the informations secret within myself to enable me look for any foreign partner of my choice who can assist me receive this funds for our both mutual benefit.We will start the first transfer with Seventeen million dollars ($17,000.000) upon successful transaction without any disappoint from your side, we shall re-apply for the payment of the remaining amount to your account,but I don't know any foreigner,I am only contacting you as a foreigner because this money cannot 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 Dr. Paul Frazier is a foreigner too, and the money can only be approved into a foreign a/c. However, every legal steps will been put in place to obtain all legal approvals for onward transfer of this money to your account with appropriate clearance from the relevant ministries and foreign exchange departments. We will sign a binding agreement, to bind us together and to build amount of confidence and trust between us.I am revealing this to you with believe in God that you will never let me down in this business.Your urgent reply will be highly appreciate to enable me inform you the next step to take urgently because this transaction will be actualize within 14 working days. All I need is your full co-operation to make this work fine. because the bank 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 willing and ready to handle this deal.With my legal power in this bank we can transfer this money to any foreigner's reliable account which you can provide with your assurance that this money will be intact pending my physical arrival in your country for sharing. I will be monitor the whole situations here in the bank untill you confirm this funds in your account,then i will destroy all documents of transaction immediately we receive this money leaving no trace to any place. At the conclusion of this business, you will be given 35% of the total amount, 60% will be for me, while 5% will be for expenses both parties might have incurred during the process of transferring. On the reply of this message you to send to me your full name, postal/residential address, age/occupation, direct telephone/fax numbers. I look forward to your earliest reply and don't hesitate to give me a call on my private telephone number +228-932-97-88 or email at email@example.com as soon as you receive this letter for further enquiry. Best regards. IBRAHIM ABDULAHI.