This email with the subject "URGENT RESPONSE HIGHLY NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 16 May 2007 06:39:52 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "austin jamaru" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MR. AUSTIN JAMARU. BANK OF AFRICA BANK (B.O.A) OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA-FASO, WEST AFRICA. DEAR FRIEND,I KNOW THAT THIS MESSAGE WILL COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE. MY NAME IS MR AUSTIN JAMARU. I AM A SECRETARY OF FOREIGN REMITTANCE DIRECTOR BANK OF AFRICA (BOA) HERE IN OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA FASO.
IT IS MY WISH TO SOLICIT YOUR ASSISTANCE IN A BUSINESS TRANSACTION THAT WILL BE OF BENEFIT TO OUR BOTH FAMILIES.
DURING OUR INVESTIGATION AND AUDITING IN OUR BANK FOR THE END OF THE YEAR 2006, MY DEPARTMENT CAME ACROSS A VERY HUGE SUM OF MONEY (25.6$)MILLION BELONGING TO A DECEASED CUSTOMER OF THE BANK WHO DIED ALONG WITH HIS ENTIRE FAMILY ON 26TH OF DEC 2003, IN A PLANE CRASH DISASTER. IN COTONUE BENIN REPUBLIC
I DON'T WANT THE MONEY TO GO INTO OUR BANK TREASURER AS AN ABANDONED FUND. SO THIS IS THE REASON WHY I CONTACTED YOU SO THAT THE BANK CAN RELEASE THE MONEY TO YOU AS THE NEXT OF KIN TO THE DECEASED CUSTOMER.
PLEASE I WOULD LIKE YOU TO KEEP THIS PROPOSAL AS A TOP SECRET AND DELETE IT IF YOU ARE NOT INTERESTED.
UPON RECEIPT OF YOUR REPLY, I WILL GIVE YOU FULL DETAILS ON HOW THE BUSINESS WILL BE EXECUTED AND ALSO NOTE THAT YOU WILL HAVE 35% OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED SUM IF YOU AGREE TO HANDLE THIS BUSINESS WITH ME.
BEST REGARD. MR. AUSTIN JAMARU. +226 76 63 87 21 _________________________________________________________________Testez Windows Llive Mail Beta ! http://www.msn.fr/newhotmail/Default.asp?Ath=f