A Scam Email with the Subject "Reply me urgently !!!!!!!!!!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 08 Sep 2007 03:04:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
Ecobank CÃte d'Ivoire SA 01 BP 4107, Immeuble Alliance, 1 Av Terrasson de FougÃres, Abidjan 01, CÃte d'Ivoire Private Email : email@example.com FOREIGN BUSINESS PARTNER Dear Friend, Peace be unto you !!! I am Mr. John Adams Mamadao, a General Accountant Officer with Ecobank, one most standard BANK here in Abidjan - Cote d' Ivore , I shall forward you detail information disclosure as soon as I receive your response to this mutual business proposal.I wish to solicit for your sincere co-opertaion to this business relationship and I want you to keep the business transaction confidential, Which is once opportunity in life time. On 14 October 1999, an American mining consultant/contractor with the Nigeria Agip Energy and Natural Resources Plc, Mr.Andreas Schranner made a numbered time (Fixed) Deposit for twelve (12) calendar months, valued at US$14.250, 000.00 (Fourteen Million, two Hundred and FiftyThousand US$ Dollars) in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply. After a month, we sent a Reminder and finally we discovered that Mr.Andreas Schranner was dead. He Died in the plane crash of 31 July 2000, below:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm I therefore made further investigation and discovered That Mr.Andreas Schranner did not declare any next of kin or relations in all his official documents, including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my Bank of which only I know about this. This sum of US$14,250,000.00 is still sitting in my Bank and the interest is being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year. Upon my confirmation with facts, No one will ever come forward to claim it as I have searched and discovered till this very moment in 2007. According to Cote d' Ivore Law, at the expiration of 10 (Ten) years, the money will be revert into unclaim account which automatically will become Government unclaim treasury if nobody applies to claim the fund and it will not be beneficiary to me if not claimed and get into Government, I see this as a life time great opportunity to look for reliable Foreign Partner to relate and work with me with one mind, one sinere heart for the transfer of this fund into your acount in your country, upon an agreed percentage share and honest assurance. Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you as a Foreigner to stand in as the next of kin to Mr.Andreas Schranner and I will back you up over here so that the fund will be release and transfer to us as the next of kin with help of all the required vital documents he kept in my custody before he died on the incident that occurred, this will enable the fund not to get into the hands of some corrupt government officials revert into government unclaim treasury. This is simple, upon your interest to reply me Urgently include: 1.) Your full Name and Address, 2.) Your direct Phone/fax number - For esay communication and constant update for more understanding and guide line, I shall use your Name/address to secure all the needed documents for the immdiately release of the fund and smooth conclusion of this transaction within 10 banking working days. The money will be paid into any of your provided Bank account. I am motivated in contacting you and hope to gradually build trust, relationship and confidence in you as I get to know you better. So please note that the Needed documents are in my custody and on one is aware and must remain confidential and I shall take care of that. I am willing to offer you U$3.5 Million USD for your effort and input after the successful transfer of this money into your country and I will require your assistance for investment in your country. But we shall have an Agreement to the effect that you WILL NOT take or spend out of my share of the funds but you will only retain your U$3.5 Million USD share. If you are interested, I will appreciate you to reply me through my private e-mail address as below: ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). Do remember to include your full name and your direct Telephone/Fax number so we can discus for better understanding. Please observe utmost confidentiality, and be rest assured that this transaction would be most profitable for both of us because I shall require your assistance to invest my share in your country in a profitable business. Upon your response, I shall then provide you with more details and relevant documents that will help you understand the transaction and successfully proceed. Waiting to hear from you. Best regards, Mr. John Adams Mamadao