The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  PLEASE TREAT AS URGENT
From:  "attahiru ahmed" <attahiru_ahmed014@hotmail.com>
Date:  Thu, 03 May 2007 10:42:58 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "PLEASE TREAT AS URGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 03 May 2007 10:42:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "attahiru ahmed" <attahiru_ahmed014@hotmail.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

FROM THE DESK OF DR ATTAHIRU AHMED,
BILL AND EXCHANGE MANAGER, BANK OF AFRICA (BOA)
OUAGADOUGOU,BURKINA FASO.WEST AFRICA
Dear Good Friend,
                                  (CONFIDENCIAL)
I AM THE MANAGER OF BILL AND EXCHANGE AT THE FOREING REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT BANK OF AFRICAN (BOA). I CRAVE YOUR INDULGENCE AS I CONTACT YOU IN SUCH A SURPRISING MANNER. BUT I RESPECTFULLY INSIST YOU READ THIS LETTER CAREFULLY AS I AM OPTIMISTIC IT WILL OPEN DOOR FOR UNIMAGINABLE FINANCIAL REWARDS FOR BOTH OF US.
IN MY DEPARTMENT WE DISCOVERED AN ABANDONED SUM OF TEN MILLION SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS ($10.6M)ONLY,IN AN ACCOUNT THAT BELONGS TO ONE OF OUR FOREIGN CUSTOMER WHO DIED ALONG WITH HIS ENTIRE FAMILY IN A PLANE CRASH.
SINCE WE GOT INFORMATION ABOUT HIS DEATH,THE BANK HAVE BEEN EXPECTING HIS NEXT OF KIN TO COME OVER AND CLAIM HIS MONEY BECAUSE THE BANK CANNOT RELEASE IT UNLESS SOMEBODY APPLIES FOR IT AS NEXT OF KIN OR RELATION TO THE DECEASED AS INDICATED IN OUR BANKING GUIDELINES BUT UNFORTUNATELY WE LEARNT THAT ALL HIS SUPPOSED NEXT OF KIN OR RELATION DIED ALONG 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 SO THAT THE MONEY COULD BE RELEASE TO YOU AS THE NEXT OF KIN OR RELATION TO THE DECEASED FOR SAFETY AND SUBSEQUENT DISBURSEMENT SINCE NOBODY IS COMING FOR IT AND I DONT WANT THIS MONEY TO GO INTO THE BANK TREASURY AS UNCLAIMED BILL.
THE BANKING LAWS AND GUIDELINES HERE STIPULATES THAT IF SUCH MONEY REMAINED UNCLAIMED AFTER FIVE YEARS,THE MONEY WILL BE TRANSFERRED INTO THE BANK TREASURY AS UNCLAIMED FUND.THE REQUEST FOR A FOREIGNER AS NEXT OF KIN IN THIS BUSINESS IS OCCASIONED BY THE FACT THAT THE CUSTOMER WAS A FOREIGNER AND A BURKINA CANNOT STAND AS NEXT OF KIN TO A FOREIGNER.WE AGREE THAT 30% OF THIS MONEY WILL BE FOR YOU AS A FOREIGN PARTNER,IN 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.
THERE AFTER I WILL VISIT YOUR COUNTRY FOR DISBURSEMENT ACCORDING TO THE PERCENTAGE, THEREFORE TO ENABLE THE IMMEDIATE TRANSFER OF THIS FUND TO YOU AS ARRANGED, 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 WHEREIN THE MONEY WILL BE REMITTED,UPON RECEIPT OF YOUR REPLY,I WILL SEND TO YOU BY FAX OR EMAIL THE TEXT OF APPLICATION, I WILL NOT FAIL TO BRING TO YOUR NOTICE THAT THS TRANSACTION IS 100% HITCH FREE AND THAT YOU SHOULD NOT ENTERTAIN ANY ATOM OF FEAR AS ALL REQUIRED ARRANGEMENT HAVE BEEN MADE FOR THE TRANSFER, YOU SHOULD CONTACT ME AS SOON AS YOU RECEIVE THIS LETTER.SEND YOUR REPLY TO THIS BOX attahiru_ahmed01@myway.com
TRUSTING TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON.
YOURS FAITHFULY,
DR ATTAHIRU AHMED


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