A Scam Email with the Subject "CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS PROPOSAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 20 Nov 2011 17:16:03 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was DR AHMED KABORE <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: DR AHMED KABORE
AUDITS & ACCOUNTS DEPT
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (A.D.B)
(REMITTANCE OF $10.5 MILLION U.S.A DOLLARS)
I know that this message might meet you in utmost surprise. However, it's just my urgent need for foreign partner that made me to contact you for this transaction; I got your contact from the professional data base found in the internet Yahoo tourist search when i was searching for a foreign reliable partner. I assured of your capability and reliability to champion this business opportunity.
i am (Dr Ahmed Kabore) a banker by profession from Burkina Faso in west Africa and currently holding the post of Audits and Account manager at the foreign remittance department, African development bank (A.D.B). i have the opportunity of transferring the left over sum of ($10.5 Million Dollars) that belongs to late Mr Rudi Harmanto from Indonesia who died along with his entire family in the Asia Earth Quake (TSUNAMI, DISASTER IN INDONESIA / INDIA. 2004, and since then the fund has been in a suspense account.
After my further investigation, i discovered that Mr Rudi Harmanto died with his next of kin and according to the laws and constitution guiding this banking institution, stated that after the expiration of (7) Seven years, if no body or person comes for the claim as the next of kin, the fund will be channel into national treasury as unclaimed fund. Because of the static of this transaction i want you to stand as the next of kin so that our bank will accord you their recognition and have the fund transfer to your account.
Hence, i am inviting you for a business deal where this money can be shared between us in the ratio of 50/50; I will not fail to bring to your notice that this transaction is hitch free if you can follow my instruction and also keep every thing as top secret until this fund transfer to your nominated bank that you are going to provide to the bank here so that i will come over to your country for sharing of the fund according to our percentage ratio Immediately the fund transfer into your account.
However, further details of this transaction and the text of application form will be forwarded to you as soon as i receive your return mail. I am waiting for your immediate response as you receive this mail. Extend my sincere greetings to your entire family. God bless you and bye for now
POST SCRITUM: You have to keep everything secret as to enable the transfer to move very smoothly in to the account you will prove to the bank.
DR AHMED KABORE