A Scam Email with the Subject "INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE PLS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 06 Dec 2006 13:32:30 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was AHMED BAKO <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Director, This Letter Was First Sent To You But Uptill Now, I Have Not Heard From You. Based On This, I Decided To Reach You through This Means. Though, I Know For Security Reasons, This Is Not the Safest Means To Reach You, But Was Left With No Other Viable Option Since There is The Pressing Need To Reach You. I Am Quite Sure That This Mail Will Surprise You since I Have Not Been Having Previous Correspondences with You. I am looking for your cooperation in building a Tourist Hotel/shopping Mall or Real Estate in your country. I am sorry if this is not in line with your business.I need an experienced person like you to assist me to set up and develop the project and assume responsibility of ownership as chairman but will be bringing in profit /distribute profit monthly or annually. I am Mr Ahmed Bako Bah,a citizen of Nairobi , Kenya.A former Presidential adviser on Budget and planning to the former president of Kenya,Daniel Arab Moi.I acuirred this money as a result of gold and diamond export. I am currently in possession of $15Million.,which i want to use for investment purposes preferably in your country. Now the present government of Mwai Kibaki has intensified efforts at probing Moi's government, goverment officials have turned their backs on us and have been frustrating me and others that served under Daniel Arab Moi. For this reason, I left Kenya to South Africa. That is why i need someone like you who is trustworthy and honest, to assist me achieve my objectives,and also manage the business for me. However ,I got your email information on your Hotel contact list,that is why i am making this exclusive contact with you. Your immediate reply will be highly appreciated and I shall give you more information on this project,and your percentage and all what is expected of you. Please contact me to indicate your interest E-mail:email@example.com Your response is higly welcome. Thanks and God bless. Mr Ahmed Bako Bah.