Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Marim Donwell <>

This email with the subject "READ WELL AND GET BACK TO ME IMMEDIATELY." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 24 Jul 2011 00:21:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Marim Donwell <>, although it may have been spoofed.



Dear Friend,                


Greeting's to you and your entire family, I am Mrs Marim Donwell, a banker with the above mentioned bank in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso in West Africa, holding the post of the Audit & Accounts dept. On July, 31, 2000, one Mr. Andreas Shranner a German National, An Astute Business man of international repute, a contract with ecowas country, whose endeavours spans various areas of Business interest, (Real estate, contract and Farming .etc) made a numbered time (Fixed) Deposit, valued at $11.5.M (Eleven Million Five Hundred thousand United states Dollars)  in my Bank Branch.
Upon Maturity, we sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply. After a month, we sent a reminder and finally we discovered from his company that Mr. Andreas Shranner. Was aboard the plane, which crashed July, 31 2000 After further investigation, it was discovered that he died without making a WILL and all attempts to trace his next of kin proved fruitless. On further investigation, it was discovered that Late Mr. Andreas Shranner, did not declare any next of kin or relatives in all his official documents, including his Bank Deposit paper work here in our Bank. The total sum, $11..5M is still in my bank and the interest is being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year. All efforts to trace and locate his next of kin proved abortive.
In accordance with the country's banking laws and constitution guiding this banking institution stated that  after  the expiration of 5 years, if no body or person comes for the claim as the next of kin , such  money will be revert to the Burkina Faso government  treasury if nobody applies as the next of Kin to claim of the fund. Consequently, It is upon this respect, I seek to present you as a foreign partner to stand in as the next of kin to the late Mr. Andreas Shranner, since no one will come up for the claim.
Upon acceptance of this proposal, I shall send to you by mail a text of an application which you will fill and send to the bank" as well as detailed information on how this business would be carried out. And you will be in position of 40%afterer the deal is done 5% will be shared to charitable organizations, motherless babies home, disable and helpless ones both in our countries as the balance of 55% will be for me, I guarantee that this will be executed under legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law, as I will use my position in the Bank's here to perfect this business transaction & secure Approvals and guarantee the successful execution of this transaction.
Please be informed that your utmost confidentiality is required. If this interests you, I want to remind you of the confidentiality of this Transaction at hand whatever your decision is. I await your urgent response, and fill those question below to enable us proceed this business onward.
Your Full Name..........................
Your Sex.................................
Your Age.................................
Your Country..............................
Your Pass or Photo......................
Your Occupation..........................
Your Personal Mobile Number.........
As soon as i receive your positive respond i will send you the text of application which you will use to apply in my bank as next of kin.
Yours Faithfully

Mrs Marim Donwell

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