This email with the subject "Alam Salman" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 26 Dec 2010 09:40:11 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr alam salman <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
I am Mr Alam Salman, working at the auditing and accounting department, BANK OF AFRICA (B .O. A) Ouagadougou Burkina-Faso West Africa, with due respects and regard I have decided to contact you on a business transaction that will be very beneficial to both of us at the end of the transaction.
I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that all will be well at the end of the day. i came to know you in my Private Search for a Reliable and Reputable Person to handle this Confidential Transaction, which involves the transfer of huge sum of Money to a Foreign Account requiring Maximum Confidence.
During an annual auditing of Account in this bank, my department came across a very huge sum of money belonging to a deceased customer mr Paul Louis Halley from France who died on december 6th 2003 in a plane crash with his wife and the whole crew on borad and the fund has been dormant in his account with this Bank without any claim of the fund in our custody either from his family or relation before our discovery to this development.
The said amount was (Eigteen million five hundred thousand united stated dollars).In fact I could have done this transaction alone but because of my position in the country as a civil servant (A Banker), we are not allowed to operate a foreign account and would eventually raise an eye brow on my side during the time of transfer because I work in this bank.
This is the actual reason why it will require a second party or fellow who will forward claims as the next of kin with affidavits of trust of oath to the Bank and also present a foreign account where you will need the money to be transferred into on your request as it may be after due verification and clarification by the correspondent branch of the bank where the whole money will be remitted from, to your own designation bank account.
I will not fail to inform you that this transaction is 100% risk free. On smooth conclusion of this transaction, you will be entitled to 50% of the total sum as gratification, while 50% will be for me, Please, you have been advised to keep "top secret" as I am still in service and intend to retire from service after I have concluded this transaction with you.
I will be monitoring the whole situation here in this bank until you confirm the money in your account and ask me to come down to your country for subsequent sharing of the fund according to percentages previously indicated and further investment, either in your country or any country you advice me to invest in. All other necessary, vital information will be sent to you when I hear from you.
I look forward to receive your reply urgently. Show your readiness to assist me in this transaction by replying this proposal as early as possible and I want you to assure me of your capability of handling this transfer with trust by telling me more about yourself to enable to forward you details concerned.