This email with the subject "FROM:MANTU AMED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 07 Jan 2007 13:41:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "mantu amed" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPT.
BANK OF AFRICA (BOA)
OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA FASO.
+226 78 82 98 14.
I write to introduce this urgent/important business opportunity to you irrespective of the fact that we have not seen or known each other before believing that it will be of immense benefit to both of us.
Let me formally introduce myself. I am Mr,Mantu Amed the assistance manager of the BANK OF AFRICA (BOA) OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA FASO , I got your contact through network online in my earnest search,for a reliable individual who can assist me to make this transaction a reality with my believe in Allah that you will never let me down.
There is an outstanding sum of US$20.3million(Twenty million,three hundred thousand United States Dollars) that belong to one of our late foreign customer Mr. Andrea B. Smith who died with his family in a plane crash that took place in 31st July 2000, Wast Africa a Miner in the Kruger Gold Company, a geologist by profession.
FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEBSITE BELOW.
The banking laws and guidelines here stipulates that if Such fund remains unclaimed for five years, and no body apply to the bank as his or her next of kin to the deceased the fund will be transferred into the bank treasury as unclaimed fund.
Although personally, I kept this information secret within myself to enable the whole plans and idea be Profitable and successful during the time of execution. Meanwhile, all the whole arrangement to put claim over this fund as the bonafide next of kin to the deceased has been made, and all information will be provided to you as soon as you indicate your interest and willingness to assist me.
I am contacting you because of the need to involve a foreigner with account and foreign beneficiary, I need your full co-operation to make this work out fine because the management is ready to approve this payment to a foreigner who has the correct information of this account which I will provide to you. Should this interest you? kindly furnish me with your private phone and fax numbers for easy communication.
Meanwhile, I am prepared to make sure that the bank transfer the sum of US$20.3Million to your account with my position now in the office, I can transfer the money to any foreigner's reliable account which you can provide with assurance that this money will be intact pending my physical arrival in your country for sharing. I will destroy all documents of transaction immediately we receive this money leaving no trace to any place. And will also use my position and influence to effect legal approvals and onward transfer of the money to your account with appropriate clearance.
I have resolved to compensate you by briefing a brokerage commission of 40%net per-transfer expenses you may incur,5% set aside for general expenses, and 55% US$ will be for me and I guarantee you that all expenses during the transfer are subject to refund. Most importantly, I must emphasize that this business requires the utmost confidentiality and trustworthiness. We need to make an agreement that will bind us together and the same will protect individual interest in the near future.
In recognition to your personal executive power and investment opportunities that is bond in your country,do know that I have it in mind to establish a genuine business relationship with you in the nearest future, if you will be able to help me in order to expedite action, let me receive your approval or reply through the above addrress or Please accept my compliments, as I await your kind response through the above e-mail address.
MR MANTU AMED.