The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  FROM BASIL
From:  BASIL YAHI <>
Date:  Thu, 24 Aug 2006 03:18:20 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM BASIL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 24 Aug 2006 03:18:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was BASIL YAHI <>, although it may have been spoofed.

I am Mr Basil yahi,the only son of late Mr and Mrs A.B.J 
Yahi.My  father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant in Abidjan,the 
economic capital of Ivory Coast, my father was poisoned to death by 
his business associates in one of their outings on a business trip.
mother died when I was a baby and since then, my father took me so 
special.Before the death of my father on January 2003 in a private 
hospital here in Abidjan,he secretly called me on his bedside and told 
me that he has the sum of Eighteen Million,Five Hundred Thousand 
USdollars(US$18,500,000)left in a fixed/ suspense account in one of 
the prime banks here in Abidjan waiting until i find a God fearing 
person to help me.
I want to transfer this money and use it for 
investment purpose such 
as real estate management or hotel management.
I am honourably seeking 
your assistance in the following ways:
1) To 
serve as a guardian of  this fund since I am only 20years old
2) To 
make arrangement for me to  come over to your country to further my 
education and to secure a resident permit for me in your country.I am 
prepared to negotiate with you regarding your percentage commission 
for assisting me.