This email with the subject "URGENT REPLY." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 08 Mar 2006 10:56:35 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "salif ahmed" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF:MR. SALIF AHMED AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK(A.D.B) OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA-FASO, WEST AFRICA. Dear Friend, (PRIVATE/CONFIDENTIAL).I am MR. SALIF AHMED.the Director in charge of Auditing section African DevelopmentBank(A.D.B)Ouagadougou Burkina-Faso in West Africa.Forgive my indignation if this message comes to you as a surprise.I have decided to contact you on a project that will be very beneficiary to both of us.During our auditing in this Bank,I cameacross some amount of money belonging to a deceased foreigner Mr.Sheu Yuan-dong who died with his wife and their only daughter on February 16,1998 in a plane crash.The fund has been dormant in his account with this Bank without any claim of the fund in our custody from hisrelation before my discovery to this development.He was the Governor of Taiwan Central(Reserve)Bank.The said amount was $22.6 m US dollars (Twenty two Millon six hundred thousand US dollars). I want you to know that I never master minded the deathof the deceased fellow.Their death is a accour Naturally.Please View this website:
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9802/16/taiwan.crash.update2/ FOR YOUR INFORMATION BEEN YOU NOT A TAIWANESE WILL NOT POSE ANY PROBLEMFOR THE SUCESSFUL TRANSFER ON THISFUND INTO YOURACCOUNT.All the whole arrangement to put claim over this fund as the Bonafide next of kin to the deceased, has been put in place and directives will be relayed to you as soon as you indicate your interest and willingness to assist me and also benefit your self to this great business opportunity.In this country as a civil servant(A Banker),we are not allowed to operate a foreign account.This is the actual reason why it will require a second party or fellow who will forward claims as the next of kin to the Bank and also present a foreign account where he will need the money to be re-transferred into on his request.Our Banking law stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after nineyears,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.I dont want this money to go into the Bank treasury as unclaimed Bill.Be assured this transaction is 100% risk free.We agree that 30 % of this money will be for you as foreign partner, in respect to the provision of a foreign account, 10 % will be set aside for expenses incured during the business and 60 % would be for me and my colleagues. There after I and my colleagues will visit your country fordisbursement according to the percentages indicated.Please you have been adviced to keep "topsecret" as I am still in service and intend to retire from service after I conclude this deal withyou.I will fly down to your country or any place we shall agreed on for subsequent sharing of the fund according to percentages previously indicated and further investment will be discussed.I intend to import Agricultural matriels and Drugs(Medicines) back to my country.On your acceptance to be my partner please email for a brief discussion before we proceed.Please keep this proposal secret,even if you will assist me.please can call me
( 00226 76 44 42 28)I look forward to receive your urgent reply call. Yours brother, MR. SALIF AHMED _________________________________________________________________Express yourself instantly with MSN Messenger! Download today it's FREE! http://messenger.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200471ave/direct/01/