This email with the subject "FROM MARTIN BOAH" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 11 Oct 2006 06:14:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was MARTIN BOAH <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM MARTIN BOAH UBCC-CI BANK IVORY-COAST WEST AFRICA DEAR FRIEND, I HAVE THE COURAGE TO LOOK FOR A REALIABLE AND HONEST PERSON WHO WILL BE CAPABLE FOR THIS IMPORTANT BUSINESS,BELIEVING THAT YOU WILL NEVER LET ME DOWN EITHER NOW OR IN FUTURE. I AM MR MARTIN BOAH, THE AUDIT MANAGER OF UBCC-CI BANK IVORY-COAST WEST AFRICA ,THERE IS AN ACCOUNT OPEN IN THIS BANK IN 2000. DURING AUDITING I DISCOVERED THAT IF I DO NOT REMITT THIS MONEY OUT URGENTELY IT WILL FORFEITED FOR NOTHING.THE OWNER OF THIS ACCOUNT ALHAJI SHAREEF HAMMED WHO DIED SINCE 2004. AFTER MY INVESTIGATION PROVED TO ME AS WELL THAT HIS RELATIONS DOES NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS ACCOUNT AND THE AMOUNT INVLOVED IS US$30,500,000.00(THIRTY MILLION,FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ONLY). I AM ONLY CONTACTING YOU AS A FOREIGNER BECAUSE THIS MONEY CAN NOT BE APPROVED TO ANY LOCAL BANK HERE. I KNOW THAT THIS MESSAGE WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE AS WE DON'T KNOW EACH OTHER BEFORE,BE REST ASSURED THAT IT IS REAL AND A GENUINE DEAL. YOU ARE THE ONLY PERSON THAT I HAVE CONTACTED FOR THIS BUSINESS. MOST IMPOTANTLY AT THE CONCLUSION OF THIS BUSINESS, YOU WILL BE GIVEN 35%OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT,60% WILL BE FOR ME, WHILE 5% WILL BE FOR EXPENSES,BOTH PARTIES MIGHT HAVE INCURED DURING THE PROCESS OF TRANSACTION. I LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR EARLIEST RESPONSE GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. YOURS FRIEND, MARTIN BOAH