Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: URGENT REPLY !!!

From: azu abudu <>

This email with the subject "URGENT REPLY !!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 20 Aug 2007 16:10:29 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was azu abudu <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Friend

I am the manager of bill and exchange at the foreign remittance department
of banque commercial du burkina(B.C.B) here in Ouagadougou,Burkina Faso.

In my department we discovered an abandoned sum of US$12.5m dollars  in an
account belonging to one of our foreign customer.Who died alongside with
his entire family on Monday, 31 July, 2000 in a plane crash in paris.Please
visit this site that is one of the evidence the directors brought in other
to swallow the money at the end of the day,"

Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his next
of kin to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it unless
some body applies for it as next of kin or relation to the deceased
as indicated in our banking guidlings and laws but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin or relation died alongside with him at the plane crash leaving nobody behind for the claim.

It is therefore upon this discovery that I and my colleagues decided to make this business proposal to you and release the money to you as the next of kin or relation to the deceased for safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and we don't want this money to go into the bank treasury as unclaimed bill.

The banking law and guidline here stipulates that if such money remained
unclaimed after five years, the money will be transfered into the
bank treasury as unclaimed fund. The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is occassioned by the fact that the customer was a foreigner and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner.

we agree that 30% of this money will be for you as a respect to the provision of a foriegn account ,10% will be set aside for expenses incurred during the business and 60% would be for
me and my colleagues.

Thereafter, we will visit your country for disbursement according to the
percentage indicated Therefore, to enable the immediate transfer of this
fund to your desiggnited bank account ,you must apply first to the bank
as a relation or next of kin of the deceased with a text of application
that we will send to you,so we will like you to send to us your private
telephone and fax number for easy and effective communication and location where in the money will be remitted.

Upon receipt of your reply, we will send to you by fax or email the text
of the application . we will not fail to bring to your notice that this transaction is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any atom of fear as all required arrangements have been made for the transfer. You should contact us immediately as soon as you receive this letter.

Trusting to hear from you immediately.
Bill and exchange manager,

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