A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 11 Jul 2011 07:12:03 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Dr Derik Anthony <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL
I am indeed glad to be in contact with you even though this medium of communication
(internet) has been grossly abused by criminal minded people making it difficult for people
with genuine struggle to correspond and exchange views without skepticism.
This letter may come to you as a surprise please accept my apology for sending you
unsolicited mail and please kindly delete this message from your mail box if you are not
interested, I am Dr.Derick Anthony, Currently the Bill and Exchange Manager with a
reputable bank here in Burkina Faso Bank Of Africa (BOA).
I write you this proposal in good faith, believing that I can trust you with the
information I am about to reveal to you, the Business I am proposing you is in respect of
the sum of $15,500,000.00(Fifteen Million Five hundred Thousand U.S Dollars only) belong to
one of our deceased customer who unfortunately lost his life in a plane crash along with
his entire family, click and have a view http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/859479.stm
Since his death the bank has made several efforts in contacting the family of the deceased
or his relatives but all effort have proved abortive as he had no identifiable kin's men.
This sum $15,500,000.00 has remained unclaimed ever since then and nobody has come forward
as his next of kin.
The management under the influence of our chairman and member of the board of Directors has
made an arrangement for the fund to be declared unclaimed and subsequently be turned to the
reserve account of the bank, it is against the background of the foregoing that I have
decided to contact you for assistance and partnership for you to stand as the next of kin
to the late customer of the bank because we cannot release the fund from his account unless
someone applies for claim as the next of kin to the deceased customer as indicated in our
With your permission this fund will be transferred to your private or company account
abroad as the beneficiary and next of kin to the deceased customer all proof of claim and
necessary documentation will be carefully worked out in your favor ba a legal Attorney, I
assure you of 100% risk free if you find this proposal acceptable to you and you wish to
I expect your urgent response,
Note that upon the transfer of this fund into your bank account I will compensate you with
40% as your share in respect of the account provision and your assistance rendered during
the transfer of the fund into your account, 50% will be my share being the coordinator and
the pillar of the transaction while the rest 10% will be mapped out for any expenses that
may occur during the transfer process please Endeavour to include your full names and
address, private phone and fax number for our easy communication.
Finally please keep our dealings very private and confidential as I wait your urgent