A Scam Email with the Subject "Your fund will be release to you immediatly" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 25 Aug 2009 13:12:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK PLC"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK PLC (WWW.AFDB.ORG) DESK OF DONALD KABERUKA PRESIDENT ECOWAS BUILDING NO. 12 ONIKAN STREET, LAGOS-NIGERIA, WEST-AFRICA. TEL +234-80-22659439 DIRECT EMAIL- email@example.com ATTENTION Dear Sir / Madam , RE-SUBJECT TO YOUR RESPONSE VIA IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF YOUR FUND CLAIM TOTALLING $18,000,000.00USD ONLY WITHOUT DELAY. OUR TRANSACTION CODE NUMBER 6.7.O I am Mr.Donald Kaberuka, the President African Development Bank (ADB). This is to bring to your notice that my office has taken over all the money transactions originated from all parts of African and European countries for Contract payments, Fund inheritance or Lottery Winning Funds due to unauthorized/incapability of financial institutions/security companies in releasing such huge sum of money due to frauds, terrorists and money Laundry activities going on world wide. We have received an authorization to pay you the initial sum of US$18, 000, 000.00 (Eighteen Million US Dollars Only) or equivalent of same in your country's acceptable currency in the event that your money is more than that. Those with less than US$18,000,000.00 Only will receive full payment accordingly. The World Bank Group (WBG) has mandated the African Development Bank (ADB) via my Office to release funds to beneficiaries through certified International Cashier's Bank Draft. Fortunately, your name appears as one of the fund beneficiaries whom their fund was successfully cleared recently from Terrorist and Money laundry verification. Now, your money will be released to you through International Cashier's Bank Draft that will be cashable from any International Bank in your country. This is so in other to avoid paying excess charges in the course of getting your money. As regard to this arrangement, you are advised to contact the telex director Rev. Kampson Larson through his direct email; (firstname.lastname@example.org) to issue the International Cashier's bank Draft with your complete and detailed particulars like name and your mailing address including telephone and fax numbers etc.such as - NAME IN FULL- MARITAL STATUS- AGE- SEX TELEPHONE/MOBILE NUMBER- CURRENT RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS- OCCUPATION- COMPANY NAME- COMPANY ADDRESS- ALTERNATIVE EMAIL ADDRESS IF ANY- COUNTRY- NATIONALITY- Other details concerning this payment would be made known to you upon receiving feedback from you. Make your contact directly to Rev.Kampson Larson preferrably by Email ( email@example.com) any time because we are working 24 Hours to be able to meet up with the mandate given by the World Bank. I look forward to hearing from you. May God Bless you. Regards, Mr. Donald Kaberuka. President African Development Bank Plc (ADB)