This email with the subject "FROM THE DESK OF:MR ISHAQ IBRAHIM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 03 Aug 2011 14:25:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr Ishaq Ibrahim." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK HEADQUARTERS COTONOU REPUBLIC BENIN. I am :MR ISHAQ IBRAHIM,credit officer of African Development Bank. I have an urgent and very confidential business proposition for you. In June, 1999, a German property. consultant and importer of used cars ,Mr Andreas Schranner made a numbered time (Fixed) Deposit for twelve calendar months, valued at US$75,000,000.00(Seventhy five Million United States Dollars only) in my branch. It was to our utter suprise that we heard of his death, wife and children in July 2000. further investigation,I found out that he died without making a WILL, and hitherto, all attempts to trace his next of kin was fruitless. Mr Andreas Schranner was residing at No 1 Rue de Avenida, G.R.A. Cotonou, Benin Republic. I therefore made further investigation and discovered that Mr Andreas Schranner did not declare any kin or relations in all his official documents, including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my Bank the interest is being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year and. No one will ever come forward to claim it. Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand in as the next of kin or business partner to Mr Andreas Schranner so that the fruits of this old man's labor will not get into the mouths of some corrupt government officials. This is simple, I will like you to provide immediately your full names and address,phone and telephax numbers so that the attorney will prepare the necessary documents to scam you and affidavits that will put you in place as the next of kin or a scam victim. I have two of my colleagues who are on top. Of me officials of the bank involved in this transaction. Your role in the transaction is to send an application for claim of the funds to our bank. Then, as top officials of the bank,we shall work behind-the-anus to make sure that your application is approved by the management of the bank,and the funds transfered to your nominated bank account. Please note that there is no attom of risks at all as all the paperwork for this transaction will be done legitimately and with our positions as top officials of the bank would ensure a successful execution of this transaction. If you are interested,please reply immediately to my email box. Please send me your confidential telephone and fax numbers for easy communication. You should observe utmost CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECRECY in this transaction, and rest assured that this transaction would be most profitable for both of us because I will require your assistance to invest my share in your country. I look forward to your prompt response.E-mail:(email@example.com) Thanks and regards Mr Ishaq Ibrahim.