Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "Douglas Ansah" <>

This email with the subject "ATTN:FROM DOUGLAS ANSAH" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 04 Aug 2004 11:49:02 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Douglas Ansah" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Wednesday, Aug 4 2004 4:47

Greetings from Ghana,

This letter must come to you as a big surprise, but I believe it is
only a day that people meet and become great friends and business
partners. My name is Douglas Ansah, the present branch Manager of a
bank here in Ghana. I write you this proposal in good faith,
believing that I can trust you with the information I am about to
reveal to you. Like I said, I have a transaction that will benefit
both of us, as your assistance is required as a foreigner.

I use to head the Accounts department in my bank head office, but
last December I was asked to take position of a Manager of our branch
in Kumasi who passed on, so that was how I became the present Manager
and discovered a fortune. As I resume duty, I discovered an account
with total sum of $12,500,000 million that has not been operated on
for the past 4 years. From my investigation, I found out that this
account belongs to one Late Mr. Ziya Bazhayev a Russian big time Oil
dealer, who unfortunately lost his life in the Yak-40 jetliner on
March 9, 2000. You will read more news about the crash on visiting
this site; and  

I have kept a close monitoring of the account since then and nobody
has come forward to claim the money as next of kin to the late Mr.
Ziya Bazhayev meaning that no one is aware of the account. I cannot
directly take out this money without the help of a foreigner and that
is why I am contacting you for an assistance to claim the funds and
share it with me. As the Manager of my bank branch, I have the power
to influence the release of the funds to any foreigner that comes up
as the next of kin to the account, with the correct information
concerning the account, which I shall give you.

I am seeking your co-operation to present you as the next of kin to
the account. There is practically no risk involved, the transaction
will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you
from any breach of law. If you accept to work with me, I want you to
state how you wish us to share the funds in percentage, so that both
parties will be satisfied. Contact me as soon as you receive this
message if you feel we can work together, so we can go over the
details. Thanking you in advance and may God bless you. Please, treat
with utmost confidentiality. I wait your urgent response. You can as
well contact me by fax, 233 27621073.  


Douglas Ansah.

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