A Scam Email with the Subject "I NEED A HELP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 05 May 2007 05:29:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "tanko kaboure" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ASSALAMUALAIKUM FROM MR Tanko Kaboure. THE MANAGER OF AUDIT AND ACCOUNTING DEPT, BANK OF AFRICA.(B.O.A.). OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA-FASO ASSALAMUALAIKUM Dear friend,How are you doing with your family?I presume that all is well with you.I am the manager of audit and accounting department at the foreign unit of our bank.I know that this letter will come to you as a surprise but,I got your contact from the international directory when i was looking for a foreigner who will assist me to achieve a great success business that will yeild us life success. Before i wrote you,i prayed that you will be a honest and reliable person whom i can work with to achieve this deal of our life.From my section in the bank,
I discovered an abandoned sum of TWENTY-TWO MILLION THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($22.3m) thatbelongs to one of our customer who died along with his entire famillies,on 31THJULY,2000 CONCORDE PLANE CRASH[Flight AF4590 ] with the whole passengers aboard.The name of the deceased man was (MR. ANDREAS SCHRANNER from Munich,Germany.
You have to understand that i come acrossed this huge amount of money when i was arranging the departmental customers file to submit to the bank management for the annual audit of the year.Since the bank got information about the death of the deceased man,the bank have been expecting his next of kin to apply and claim his money because the bank cannot release the fund unless a person from any foreign countries apply for the transfer of the fund as the next of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines but unfortunately i learnt through investigations that all his supposed next of kin died alongside with him at the plane crash leaving nobody behind for the claim. It is therefore upon this discovery that I now decided to make this business proposal to you so that you will apply to the bank tol release the money to you as the next of kin or relation for safety and subsequent sharing since nobody is coming for it.
For us to achieve this businesss immediately,the percentage ratio for sharing the fund when the bank release the fund to you must be arranged.So i accept that thirty percent of the fund(30%) will be for you as a Foreigner for the provision of any bank account where the bank will transfer the money Into including other of your participation during the process of the transfer,Sixty percent (60%) will be for me as the person who explores the business,Four percent of the fund (10%) will be for the expenses which may come forth during the transfer of the fund,
There after I will visit your country for sharing the money according to the percentages indicated above.So for the immediate transfer of this fund into your bank account as arranged, you must apply first to the bank as the only existening next of kin to the deceased customer by indicating in the application the bank account information where you will request the bank to transfer the fund into.So if you accept to help me in other to achieve this great business,i will send to you through email or by fax,an Application form of claim which you will fill with your account information and send to the bank for the transaction to start immediately.
Please i would like you to know the following informations.(1.) This business is HUNDRED PERCENT FREE FROM RISK.(2.)You will not face any much questions because the application will bear the brief information of the deceased which the bank may like to know.(3.) If you will follow my instructions and directives,this transaction will be completed within a short period of time.(4.)You should keep this business CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET until the fund get transfered into your account for safety and security purpose.
Finally,contact me through my email address so that we will proceed with this business immediately.
My regards to you and your family. Yours faithfully, MR Tanko Kaboure _________________________________________________________________MSN Messenger : discutez en direct avec vos amis ! http://www.msn.fr/msger/default.asp