This email with the subject "FROM THE DESK OF :MR MAHER AKOULA," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 10 Feb 2010 11:55:44 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr Maher Akoula <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF :MR MAHER AKOULA,
AUDITING AND ACCOUNTING SECTION,
BANK OF AFRICAN ( B.O.A )
OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA-FASO, WEST AFRICA .
Tellephone (+226 78 62 16 94)(+226 71 80 43 73)
This message might meet you in utmost surprise; however, itâs just my urgent need for foreign partner that made me to contact you for this transaction. I am a banker by profession from Burkina Faso in West Africa and currently holding the post of Director Auditing and Accounting unit of the bank.
I have the opportunity of transferring the left over funds ($7.2 million) of one of my bank clients who died along with his entire family on 31 July 2000 in a plane crash. You can confirm the gaminess of the deceased death by clicking on this web site (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm)
Hence, I am inviting you for a business deal where this money can be shared between us, Upon receipt of your reply, I will send you full details on how the business will be executed and also note that you will have 40% of the above mentioned sum if you agree to transact the business with me. And also your privet telephone number for more details.You are advice to send to us the following datas
1.Your Full Names:
2. Direct telephone number:
Call me for more clarification,
With Best Regards
Mr Maher Akoula
+226 78 62 16 94,
+226 71 80 43 73,