A Scam Email with the Subject "TREAT AS URGENPLY/REPLY IMMEDIATELY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 26 May 2010 05:47:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Abdul Karim <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From the Desk of Dr. Abdul Karim
Manager Bill and Exchange Dept
African Development Bank (ADB)
Ouagadougou Burkina Faso.
I know that this mail will come to you as a surprise. I am the bill and Exchange manager in African Development Bank .I Hope that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident that i am about to Repose on you for the mutual benefit of our both families.
I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of $15.6 million Immediately to your account. The money has been dormant for years in our Bank here without any body coming for it. I want to release the money to you as the nearest person to our deceased customer(the owner Of the account) who died a long with his supposed next of kin in an air Crash since July 2000.
I don't want the money to go into our Bank treasury as an abandoned fund. This is the reason why i contacted you, so that the bank can release the money to you as the nearest person to the deceased customer. Please i will like you to keep this proposal as a top secret and delete if you are not interested.
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. Acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of my mutual business endeavour by furnishing me with the following:
1. Your Full Names and Address.
2. Direct Telephone and Fax numbers
Please reply in my private email address (email@example.com) or (firstname.lastname@example.org) security and confidential reasons.
Dr. Abdul Karim
African Development Bank,
Burkina Faso West Africa.