A Scam Email with the Subject "Please I Need Your Help" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 05 Jan 2010 07:24:05 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was dralibello <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend ,
I am Dr Ali Bello ,from Burkina Faso in west Africa, I am The Manager of Auditing Department of Our Bank ,Ouagadougou Burkina Faso (ADB).I am writing to request your assistance to transfer the sum of EIGHTEN MILLION THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($18,300,000m) in other to entrust this fund into your bank account. The above sum belongs to our deceased customer who died along with his entire family in the Benin plane crash and since then the fund has been in a suspense account.
After my further investigation, I discovered that our deceased customer died with his next of kin and according to the laws and constitution guiding this banking institution stated that after the expiration of six years, if no body or person comes for the claim as the next of kin, the fund will be channel into national treasury as unclaimed fund. Because of the staticâs of this transaction I want you
to stand as the next of kin so that our bank will accord you the recognition and have the fund transfer to your account.
The total sum will be shared as follows: 60% for me, 30% for you and 10% will be set aside for expenses incurred during the business.
More details information with the text of application form will be forwarded to you to breakdown explaining comprehensively what require of you. The transaction will take us fourteen (14) working days to accomplish. Furnished me with a good receiving account details where the money will be transferred,
you must apply first to the bank as relation or next of kin of the deceased indicating your bank name, your Full name, country, address and photo passport/driving license bank account number,
your private telephone and fax number for easy and effective communication. Please keep this proposal as a top secret and delete if you are not interested,
You should contact me immediately as soon as you receive this letter,
Dr Ali Bello,