A Scam Email with the Subject "COMMUNICATE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 23 Aug 2011 20:14:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Ibrahim Giwa <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From the Desk of Dr. Ibrahim Giwa
Manager Bill and Exchange Dept
African Development Bank (ADB)
Ouagadougou Burkina Faso.
I know that this mail will come to you as a surprise. I am the bill
and Exchange manager in African Development Bank .I Hope 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 the sum of $12.6 million
Immediately to 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 a long with his supposed next of kin in an
air Crash since July 2000.
I don't want the money to go into our Bank treasury as an abandoned
fund. 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 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. Acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance
of my mutual business endeavour by furnishing me with the following:
1. Your Full Names and Address.
2. Direct Telephone and Fax numbers
Please reply in my private email address (email@example.com)
security and confidential reasons.
Dr. Ibrahim Giwa
African Development Bank,
Burkina Faso West Africa.