Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "gregorysabo" <>

This email with the subject "URGENT REPLY PLS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 03 Aug 2005 17:38:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "gregorysabo" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


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Forgive my indignation if this message comes to you as a surprise 
and may offend your personality for contacting you without your 
prior consent and writing through this unofficial channel=2EI got your contact from a profesional 
database found in internet while 
searching for a reliable and honest person that will assist me 
safeguard funds into an account=2E 

Due to the amount involved since this deal is my last hope=2CI have to consult my spiritual Leader 
who directed me to contact you after 
series of prayers=2Ffasting before this letter to you=2E 

Proposal =3A In the course of discharging my duty while reconciling 
our debt on Ecowas contractors files who has not received their 
balance payments on the contracts executed by them=2EAfter going 
through some old files =2CI found out that one of our Foreign 
Contractor who died some time ago was among the contractor's whose 
funds are to be paid=2E I made several attempts to locate his other 
family members or relations which proves abortive as was not 
contained in his contract information with us=2EI thought wisely to 
transfer this money out now Ecowas is prepared to pay all 
contractor's outstanding bill than loosing it to Ecowas since its 
ethics has a stipulated years for such debt after which the debt 
will be deleted from Ecowas record and will be termed as Bad Debt 
which will be shared among Ecowas Top management which i am not 
included=2E This is why i am contacting you to assist me safeguard 
this Fund in your account=2EI would have executed this deal without 
contacting you but due to our country civil service code which 
prohibits us from operating foreign accounts and also the fund will
only be released to a foreigner as the next of kin to the Deceased 
Foreign contractor=2E 

As an account owner for this transfer=2CYou will be entittled to 15% 
of the total fund=2C15% will be used to set up humanitarian 
organisations to be managed by both of us in your country to help 
needy=2Cmotherless babies and other less priviledged people including 
donation to the recent Tsunami VIctims in Asia While I take 65% for 
my investment in your country then 5%
will be set aside to take care of any incidental charges which might arise in the course of the
transfer=2E Due to my position=2EI have all his personal contract 
information which will be released to you on demand to pursue the 
payment approval from Ecowas=2EAll the arrangement to put claim on the fund legally as the apparent 
heir of the deceased has been 
perfected=2E Needless to say=2C the trust reposed on you at this 
juncture is enormous=2E In return I demand your complete honesty and 
trust=2E NOTE =3A This transaction will be strictly based on the 
following terms and conditions as I have statedbelow=3A 

=28a=29My conviction of your transparent honesty and diligence=2E
=28b=29 That you would treat this transaction with utmost secrecy and 
=28c=29 That you will not ask for more share or try to sit on the funds 
once it is under your custody=2C or any form of blackmail to allow you run away with this fund=2E 
=28d=29 That upon receipt of the funds you will release the funds as 
instructed by me after you have removed your share of 15% from the 
total amount before my arrival in your country as it might take me 
time to retire and get my travel documents ready before arriving=2E 
This transaction is 100% legal and risk free and we hope to conclude this deal within 14 working 
days if you accord me your unalloyed 
support and co-operation=2E I give you my word that you are completely safe in doing business with 
me=2E Transactions like this have been 
successfully carried out in the past by some of my collegues and now they are outside enjoying 
their wealth with their foreign 
collaborators=2E Looting and corruption is rampant in this part of the world =2Cthus explaining why 
you might have heard stories of how money is been taken out of this country through foreigners 
assistance like you=2C this is because everyone is making desperate attempts to secure his=2Fher 
family future=2C so that when retires from active service 
he=2Fshe will not languish in poverty since Civil servants were not 
properly taken care of=2E

NB=3A To Strenghten the security network of this deal and for you to 
be very sure you are rightly speaking with me=2Cit is very important 
that when you call and ask for me=2Cthe moment i pick up the phone=2Cyou should ask me for the 
=22SECRET NUMBER=22 and my answer would be =22ONE=22
before we proceed discussions=2CBut if i do not say =22ONE=22=2Cthat means 
you are not speaking with me just disconnect the call and call back 
till i give you the =22NUMBER=22=2E If this deal further interest you=2Ccall me for more detailed 
information and discard this information if you won't participate due the sensitivity of the 
transaction=2EAs am an 
employee of Ecowas and always busy in the office especially now that other contractors will be 
coming for their funds too=2CAsk me if i am 
free to talk whenever you call me=2EDue to poor Telephone System in my country=2CYour call might be 
either giving you a busy signal or 
computer saying that the Telephone subscriber is not Available=2C 
Kindly ignore it and continue trying as you
must definately be connected=2E

God Bless 

Mr=2EGregory Sabo