Subject: Reply Fast/Call Me Through 00226 76 146 448.
From: "tanko ahmed" <email@example.com>
Date: Sat, 04 Nov 2006 10:02:50 -0800
A Scam Email with the Subject
"Reply Fast/Call Me Through 00226 76 146 448."
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Sat, 04 Nov 2006 10:02:50 -0800 and has been classified as a
Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was
"tanko ahmed" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
although it may have been spoofed.
Scam Tag Cloud
beneficiaryprobateafrica million united states do...deceasednext-of-kinnext of kincontactnumbersaccountclaimnine milliontransactionprojectcustomer40%60%80%business transfercustomfundproposalurgentsecuremailbank sharedollarburkina fasocrashmutual will exchangeplane crashboa(nine million united stat...(boa)dear
NO CHART DATA - EMAIL HAS NOT YET BEEN ANALYSED
Scam Email Headers
This a (redacted) view of the raw email headers of this scam email. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has been suppressed, but can be
supplied as received to appropriate agencies.
Sat, 04 Nov 2006 10:02:50 -0800
"tanko ahmed" <email@example.com>
Reply Fast/Call Me Through 00226 76 146 448.
Sat, 04 Nov 2006 18:02:44 +0000
text/html; charset=iso-8859-1; format=flowed
Domain Names used for collecting scam email ("Honeypot email accounts") have been obscured and replaced with the token 'HUN1P0T'
Community Action - SPAM/non-Scam Report
Occasionally, incorrectly categorized emails get into the Scamdex Scam Email Database and need to be removed. If this
email has Personally Identifiable Information (PII), or is, in your opinion, from a bona-fide entity, let us know.
Scamdex will, as soon as is practicable, take-down any emails that in our opinion should not
be in our database. Note that ALL emails in the Scamdex Scam Email Database were received as Unsolicited Commercial Email, aka UCE or
SPAM, via unpublished 'Honeypot' email addresses.
I am contacting you in regards to a business transfer of a huge sum of money from a deceased account. Though I know that a transaction of this magnitude will make anyone apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that all will be well at the end of the day.I decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction.
PROPOSITION; I discovered an abandoned sum of $9M(Nine Million United states Dollars)in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers who died along with his entire family In an airplane crash. Since his death, none of his next-of-kin or relations has come forward to lay claims to this money as the heir. We cannot release the fund from his account unless someone applies for claim as the next-of-kin to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines.
Upon this discovery,I now seek your permission to have you stand as a next of kin to the deceased as all documentations will be carefully worked out by me concerning the funds $9(Nine Million United states Dollars) to be released in your favor as the beneficiary's next of kin.It may interest you to note that I have secured from the probate an order of mandamus to locate any of deceased beneficiaries. Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of this mutual business endeavor by furnishing me with the following;
1. Your Full Names and Address. 2. Direct Telephone and Fax numbers.
These requirements will enable us file a letter of claim to the appropriate departments for necessary approvals in your favor before the transfer can be made.I shall be compensating you with 40% on final conclusion of this project, while 60% will be mine.As a matter of facts,I have decided to invest 80% of my share in any lucrative business venture in your country upon conclusion.
If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you, I await your urgent email.
Regards, Dr Tanko Ahmed. Bills & Exchange Manager Bank Of Africa (BOA) Burkina Faso, West Africa.