Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "BUSINESS PROPOSAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 15 Aug 2005 14:32:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

Jean Compore (Jnr)
Minister of Finance
Ministry of Finance Burkina Faso (M.F.B.F)
Reply to: 
Dear Sir/Madam,
                 BUSINESS PROPOSAL
  I am the Treasury Controller, Ministry of Finance Ouagadougou Burkina Faso, West Africa.The 
Minister has mandated me to transfer the sum of US$88 million recovered from an over-invoiced 
contracts involving the Ministry of Finance Burkina Faso (M.F.B.F) into several private account in 
overseas. A total sum of US$73,700,000.00 has been transferred before the emergence of this present 
Administration,leaving the 
balance of US$14,300,000.00.

I have made proper arrangement/documentation to transfer the balance which is retained in a coded 
account of the ministry of finance Burkina-faso(M.F.BF) with the Central Bank of Burkina Faso. We 
are soliciting that you help us to receive the fund in trust.

We cannot complete this transaction smoothly without the participation of a foreign partner who 
would provide an account where the funds could be lodged. Since it is a contract payment, the funds 
must be remitted to a foreign account as a contractor with M.F.B.F. The remittance of the funds 
requires little documentation.There is no risk involved in this transaction since the minister and 
I have covered this transaction with adequate contract and external credit documents from the 

What we require from you are :
{i} Acceptance letter of this offer
{ii} Your company name or complete personal name and confidential telephone and fax numbers{iii} 
Convincing Honesty,Trust worthiness and Willingness to abide by the requirements of this proposal 
paramount of which is CONFIDENTIALITY.

We have agreed that you will retain 20% of the entire US$14,300,000.00 for your effort in this 
transaction, 70% for us here in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso and the remaining 10% will be use for 
defrayal of incidental cost in the course of this transfer.Please I prefer you reply urgently 
through this my e-mail address  as in above, we expect that the transaction 
will not take more than ten working days. 
And please note that this transaction must be top Confidential in your reply do remember to include 
your full name and your direct Telephone/Fax number so we can discus more 
Best regard.
mrs Rebecca Dongo;for
Jean Compore (Jnr)
(finance  minister)( M.F.B.F)