A Scam Email with the Subject
"HELLO FROM MUSA THOMSON URGENT REPLY PLS"
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Thu, 18 Oct 2007 07:10:29 -0700 and has been classified as a
Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was
"musa thomson" <email@example.com>,
although it may have been spoofed.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2007 07:10:29 -0700
"musa thomson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
HELLO FROM MUSA THOMSON URGENT REPLY PLS
Thu, 18 Oct 2007 14:10:15 +0000
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I AM MR. MUSA THOMSON. I WORK IN THE BANK OF AFRICA (B.O.A.), OUAGADOUGOU, AND BURKINA FASO.I HAS A BUSINESS WHICH WILL BE BENEFICIAL TO BOTH OF US. THE AMOUNT OF MONEY INVOLVED IS ($20.5M.TWENTY MILLION FIVE HUNDRED
THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS) WHICH I WANT TO TRANSFER OUT OF THE COUNTRY TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT, ALL TO MY FINANCIAL BENEFIT AND YOURS TOO. AND ALSO TO TAKE MY WIFE TO USA FOR TREATMENT OF LIVER DAMAGE.THIS MONEY WAS OWNED BY ONE OF THE CUSTOMERS IN OUR BANK.THE MAN'S NAME IS CALLED MR.ANDREW KIM, from Taipei-Taiwan A BUSINESS COMMERCIALIST IN WEST-AFRICAN REGIONS.
HE HAS BEEN DEAD SINCE SIX YEARS AGO ON 25THJULY,2000 CONCORDE PLANE CRASH[Flight AF4590 ] WITH THEWHOLE PASSENGERS ABOARD .N.B.IN OTHER FOR YOU TO BELIEVE ME HONESTLY GO THROUGH THIS (website) BEFORE YOU START WITH ME.
BELOW IS THE (website http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm)
AND SINCE THEN, NO CLAIM HAS BEEN PLACED IN HIS BANK ACCOUNT BALANCE. I WANT TO TRANSFER THIS MONEY OUT OF THE COUNTRY BUT SUCH FUND CAN NOT BE TRANSFERRED WITHOUT A NEXT OF KIN ATTACHED TO THE FUND.
THE FUND COULD BE TRANSFERRED IN THESE WAY;YOU SHALL PRESENT YOURSELF AS BUSINESS ASSOCIATES TO THE DECEASED PERSON[ANDREAS SCHRANNER] AS DETAILS SHALL BE THAT YOU ARE THE CARE-TAKER BUSINESS ASSOCIATES AND HIS PROPERTIES.
I SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE TO YOU MATERIALS AND INFORMATION WITH
WHICH A SUCCESSFUL CLAIM SHALL BE PLACED ON THE FUND. I SHALL BE YOUR GUIDANCE AND INSTRUCTOR THROUGHOUT THE DURATION OF THIS TRANSACTION SO AS TO ENSURE A SWIFT AND SURE TRANSFER OF THE FUND TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT.
AS TO YOUR BENEFITS, YOU SHALL BE ENTITLED TO 40% OF THIS FUND FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION IN THIS TRANSACTION WHILE 5% WILL BE SET ASIDE FOR EXPENSES BOTH OF US MIGHT INCUR DURING THE COURSE OF THIS TRANSACTION.SO IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SEND A REPLY TO ME IMMEDIATELY
URGENCY HAS TO BE IMPLIED AND THIS BUSINESS MUST STRICTLY BE A DEAL BETWEEN BOTH OF US.
MR. MUSA THOMSON .
MANAGER BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER
+226 781 547 60.
YOU HAVE TO KEEP EVERYTHING SECRET AS TO ENABLE THE TRANSFER TO MOVE VERY SMOOTHLY INTO THE ACCOUNT YOU WILL PROVIDE TO THE BANK. IF HOWEVER, YOU ARE NOT DISPOSED TO ASSIST, KINDLY DELETE/DESTROY THIS EMAIL IN VIEW OF THE CONFIDETIALITY OF THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION AND INTEREST OF PERSONALITIES INVOLVED.