Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: ali ibrahim <>

This email with the subject "FROM MR.ALI IBRAHIM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 16 Aug 2007 03:18:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was ali ibrahim <>, although it may have been spoofed.

The Manager, Auditing & Accounting Dept.
Bank of Africa (BOA).
Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso.
Dear Friend,
In my department we discovered an abandoned sum of (US$18,700,000.00). EIGHTEEN MILLION SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customer (MR. ANDREAS SCHRANNER from Munich , Germany ) who died along with his entire family is victims of AF4590 in 31st July 2000 plane crashed off, killing all 109 people on board and you can view the site for more details :
Since we got the information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it, unless some body applies for it as next of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines and laws, but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin or relation 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 and release the money to you as the next of kin or relation to the deceased person for safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and I don't want this money to go into the bank treasury as unclaimed bill.
The banking law and guidelines here stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after Seven years, the money will be transferred into the bank treasury as unclaimed fund. The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is occasioned by the fact that the customer was a foreigner and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner.
I have agree that 30% of this money will be for you as a respect to the provision of a foreign account , 10% will be set aside for expenses incurred during the business and 60% would be for me Thereafter, I will visit your country for disbursement according to the percentage indicated Therefore, to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to you, you must apply first to the bank as relation or next of kin of the deceased indicating your bank name, your bank account number, your private telephone and fax number for easy and effective communication and location where in the money will be remitted.
Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you by fax or email the text of the application. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this transaction is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any atom of fear as all required arrangements have been made for the transfer.
Trusting to hear from you immediately.
Yours Faithfully,
Manager, Auditing and Accounting Dept.

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