A Scam Email with the Subject "Pls reply urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Mar 2010 06:13:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was mubarak hassan <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
African Development Bank (ADB).
Ouagadougou Burkina Faso .
PRIVATE PHONE N0:+
I presumed that all is well with you and your family. Please let this do not be a surprise proposal to you because I got your contact information from the internet directory, and I decided to contact you on this magnitude and lucrative transaction for our future survival in life. Moreover, as a business minded person; I have laid all the solemn trust in you, as NO TRUST, NO FRIENDSHIP; before I decided to disclose this successful & confidential transaction to you.
I am Mr. MUBARAK HASSAN, The Account / Audit Manager of our bank and I have had the intent to contact you over this financial transaction worth the sum of FIFTEEN MILLION, UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($15,000,000.00) for our success. This is an abandoned sum that belongs to one of our bank foreign customers who died along with his entire family through plane crash disaster since few years ago. Meanwhile I was very fortune to come across the deceased file when I was arranging the old and abandoned customerâs files in other to sign and submit to the entire bank management for an official re-documentation and audit of the year.
Be informed clearly that it was stated in our banking rules and regulations which were signed lawfully that if such fund remains unclaimed till the period of 5 years started from the date when the beneficiary died, the money will be transferred into the treasury as an unclaimed fund. As an honor and advantage bestowed to our foreign customers base on the rules guiding our bank, it was stated obviously that if you are not a Burkina Faso citizen, you have the absolute authority to claim the fund despite your differences from the country of origin of the deceased. So the request of you as a foreigner is necessary to apply for the claim and transfer of the fund smoothly into your reliable bank account as the NEXT OF KIN to the deceased.
PERCENTAGE RATIO: note that 40% being (US$6,000,000.00) will be your share in respect of your assistance and account provide for the transfer, 50% (7,500,000.00) will be my share being the pioneer of the business while the rest 10% (US$1,500,000.00) will be used to install a joint company in your country which will bear our name in particular and whatever profit made out from this company will be used in helping the less privileges, motherless babies home and charity organization in the world.
If you are really sure of your trustworthy, accountability and confidentiality on his transaction, contact me and agree that you will not change your mind to cheat or disappoint me when the fund have getting into your account. Besides you should not entertain any fear because I am sure of the success as an insider in the bank ok.
If you are really sure of your integrity, trustworthy, and confidentiality, reply urgently and to prove that, include your particulars as follows.
Private telephone and fax numbers?..........
Country of Origin?.................................
Your passport or ID card number?..............
As soon as you reply, call me through my private telephone number indicated above so that I will let you know the next step to follow in order to finalize this transaction immediately.
I expect your urgent communication.
Mr. Mubarak Hassan.