Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: frank baarsel <>

This email with the subject "INVESTMENT PROPOSAL !!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 31 May 2007 12:23:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was frank baarsel <>, although it may have been spoofed.

                                   INVESTMENT PROPOSAL !! Dear Sir/Madam,
I am Mr Frank Baarsel ,I m currently in Europe on a  Business Trip. I was entrusted by my Uncle the outgoing governor of Lagos state Nigeria . The sum of $196 Million Dollars. He instructed me to seek for a sincere person or company that will be willing to assist us in keeping this fund.  
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), The Department of State Services (DSS), and the Nigerian Police. Has false fully allegations over my Uncle, all the in the name that they are fighting against Corruption, just to collect all his Assets, all he has worked for. This is while my uncle moved out this huge sum of money out of the country, until these problems with the Government is over.  You may read the links to see more of the story.
The fund is currently  in a bank in Belgium , kept as consignment by diplomatic conveyed. We need a sincere and reputable individual who can handle such funds and transfer it to his/her account, before we shall share the funds in the percentage which we will agree upon,
I and my uncle  the governor, have concluded agreement and to give you 30% for your assistance and to cover for any expenses that you may in cure during the course of this transaction since you may need to travel to met with the Bank in person for the release.
And claims of the funds and the remaining 70% will be for me and my Uncle (GOVERNOR) as the originator of this business transaction.
Subject to your satisfaction, I will urge you to portray a very high level of confidentiality in this business due to its nature of the fund and for security reasons.
Do get back to me on your sincere abilities, so as to enable me bring you to a clearer picture on how We would commence with this Transaction as I have already scheduled that this transaction be completed within a short period of time if we work together as Partners. With due respect kindly reply me on this email address:
Thank you, looking forward to hear from you soon..
Frank Baarsel (Mr

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