A Scam Email with the Subject "PLEASE HELP ME" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 08 Mar 2011 15:18:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Abdoul Issouf <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
PLEASE HELP ME
Dear good friend,
I know that this mail shall come to you as a surprise, I Am Director in The Bank of Burkina Faso, I Hoped 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 sum of ($13.5 Million United state Dollars) Immediately to your account. the Money has been dormant for years in Our Bank Here with out any body coming for it and I want to the Bank 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 donât, 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 this fund to You as the nearest person to the deceased Customer and please I would like you To keep this proposal as a top secret and delete if you are not Interested.
Upon receipt of your reply, I shall send you full Details on how the business shall 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 I am waiting for your urgent Response so that we can start Immediately and here is my private Email ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Mr. Abdoul Issouf