This email with the subject "I NEED YOUR URGENT ASSISTANCE IN THIS BUSINESS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 26 Feb 2011 05:04:30 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Mr Malik Abdul <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From the Desk of Mr Malik Abdul
Manager Bill and Exchange Dept
BANK OF AFRICA (BOA)
Ouagadougou Burkina Faso.
I know that this mail will come to you as a surprise. I am the bill and Exchange manager in BANK OF AFRICA Burkina Faso west Africa .I Hope that you will not expose or betray this trust and confidence 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 $10.5 million TEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED UNITED STATE DOLLARS trough 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 along with his supposed next of kin in a bomb blast Crash since July 2003.visiting these site below for the incident
I don't want the money to go into our Bank treasury as an abandoned fund.
So 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 it 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 for helping me.
I need your urgent reply for more details.
Mr Malik Abdul.