Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: mr sherif <>

This email with the subject "VERY URGENT REPLY NEEDED." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 08 Nov 2007 09:23:48 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was mr sherif <>, although it may have been spoofed.


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FONT size=3D3><STRONG><EM><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"COLOR: #4040ff; FONT-=
FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB">From The Desk Of</SPAN><SPAN>&nbsp=
; Mr. Sherif Mafalda <o:p></o:p></SPAN></EM></STRONG></FONT></DIV>
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SPAN><BR><FONT size=3D3><STRONG><EM>Bill And Exchange Manager.</EM></STRONG=
NT size=3D3>African Development Bank A.D.B.</FONT></SPAN><BR><SPAN style=3D=
"FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><FONT size=3D3>Ouagadougou Burkina-Faso</FONT></SPAN>.=
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<EM>West Africa</EM></STRONG></FONT></SPAN></st1:place><SPAN></u1:place><E=
M><FONT size=3D3><STRONG>.</STRONG></FONT><BR></EM></SPAN><FONT size=3D3><S=
TRONG><EM><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"COLOR: #333333; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; m=
so-ansi-language: EN-GB">Private Number....</SPAN><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=
=3D"COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB"> 00226<SPAN=
 style=3D"mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp;7644 334</SPAN>.</SPAN></EM></STRONG></F=
ONT><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #4040ff; FONT-FAMIL=
Y: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"><BR></SPAN>=
<SPAN><STRONG><EM>PLANE CRASH WEB SITE </EM></STRONG><A href=3D"http://www.=" target=3D_blank><SP=
AN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"COLOR: #003399; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi=
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M><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #333333; FONT-FAMILY:=
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nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN><SPAN lang=3DE=
N-GB style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #007f40; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi=
-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">( "REMITTANCE OF $9.5 MILLION=
 U.S.A DOLLARS Only.</SPAN></EM></STRONG><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"FONT-S=
IZE: 10pt; COLOR: #007f40; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; ms=
o-bidi-font-weight: bold"><BR></SPAN><EM><SPAN><STRONG>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&n=
;&nbsp; &nbsp;CONFIDENTIAL IS THE CASE")</STRONG><BR><STRONG>&nbsp;&nbsp;&n=
;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Compliment Of The Season,</STRONG><BR><BR></SPAN><=
SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #333333; FONT-FAMILY: Ar=
ial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt"><STRONG>On a ver=
y good day. I am</STRONG></SPAN><FONT size=3D3><STRONG><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB s=
tyle=3D"COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB"> (Mr&nbsp=
;Sherif Mafalda)</SPAN><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"COLOR: #333333; FONT-FAM=
ILY: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB"> </SPAN></STRONG></FONT></EM><EM><SPA=
N><STRONG>Manager Of BILL&nbsp;And Exchange in&nbsp;African development ban=
k (ADB).I got your contact from a Yahoo&nbsp;Google Search.</STRONG><BR><BR=
</SPAN><SPAN><STRONG>When I was searching for a foreign partner I assured =
of your capability and reliability to champion this businees opportunity wh=
en i prayed to God or Allah about </STRONG><A href=3D""; targe=
t=3D_blank><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"COLOR: #003399; mso-ansi-language: E=
N-GB; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt"><STRONG><U>you. In</U></STRONG></SPAN></A=
</SPAN><STRONG><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #333333=
; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt"=
my department we discovered an abandoned sum of $&nbsp;9.5 million U.S.A =
dollars (Nine Million Five Hundred Thousand U.S.A dollars Only) . In an acc=
ount that belongs to one of our foreign customer </SPAN><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB =
style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso=
-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">MR&nbsp;Kattan Salif&nbsp;<SPAN style=3D"COLOR: #3=
33333">who died along with his entire family on (</SPAN>friday december 26,=
2003<SPAN style=3D"COLOR: #333333">&nbsp;&nbsp;) in a plane crash. Since we=
 got information about his death,&nbsp;</SPAN></SPAN></STRONG></EM><SPAN><B=
R><BR><STRONG><EM>we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and c=
laim his money because we cannot release it unless somebody applies for it =
as next of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guid=
elines, but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin or re=
lation died alongside with him at the plane crash leaving nobody behind for=
 the claim. It is therefore upon this discovery that I and one official in =
my department now decided to make this businness proposal to you and releas=
e the money to you as the next of kin or relation to the deceased for safet=
y and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and we dont wan=
t this money to go into the bank treasury as unclaimed bill.</EM></STRONG><=
/SPAN><SPAN><BR><BR><STRONG><EM>The Banking law and guideline here stipulat=
es that if such money remained unclamed after five years, the money will be=
 transfered into the Bank treasury as unclaimed fund. The request of foreig=
ner as next of kin in this business is occasioned by the fact that the cust=
omer was a foreigner, and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a fore=
igner. We agree that&nbsp;30% of this money will be for you as foreign part=
ner, in respect to the provision of a foreign account, 10 % will be set asi=
de for expenses incured during the business and&nbsp;60 % would be for&nbsp=
;me, Therefore after I and my&nbsp;family will visit you in your country fo=
r disbursement according to the percentages indicated.</EM></STRONG></SPAN>=
<SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #333333; FONT-FAMILY: A=
rial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"><BR><BR></SPAN>=
<SPAN><EM><STRONG>Therefore to enable the immediate trnansfer of this fund =
to you as</STRONG><BR></EM></SPAN><SPAN><EM><STRONG>arranged, you must appl=
y first to the bank as relations or next of kin of the deceased indicating =
your bank name, your bank account number, your private telephone and fax nu=
mber for easy and effective communication and location where the money will=
 be remitted.Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you by fax or email=
 the text of the application I will not fail to bring to your notice that t=
his transaction is hitch free and that you should not entertain any atom of=
 fear as all required arrangements have been made for the transfer.</STRONG=
<BR></EM></SPAN><SPAN><BR><STRONG><EM>Your Full Name......................=
.....?</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN><BR><STRONG><EM>Your Sex..................=
...............?</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN><BR><STRONG><EM>Your Age........=
.........................?</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN><BR><STRONG><EM>Your C=
<EM>Marital Status......................?</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN><BR><ST=
RONG><EM>Your Occupation..........................?</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SP=
AN><BR><STRONG><EM>Your Personal <st1:place w:st=3D"on"><u1:place u2:st=3D"=
on">Mobile</st1:place></EM></STRONG></u1:place><STRONG><EM> N=A8U=A7=B8....=
...............?</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN><BR><STRONG><EM>Your Personal Fa=
x N=A8U=A7=B8......................?</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB=
 style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #333333; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi-lan=
guage: EN-GB"><BR><BR></SPAN><STRONG><SPAN><EM>You should contact me on my =
number&nbsp;00226<SPAN style=3D"mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp;7644 334</SPAN></E=
M></SPAN></STRONG><EM><SPAN><STRONG>. immediately as soon</STRONG><BR></SPA=
N><SPAN><STRONG>as you receive this letter.</STRONG><o:p></o:p></SPAN></EM>=
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ial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB"><STRONG><EM>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></EM></STRONG><=
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le=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #333333; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi-languag=
e: EN-GB; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt"><STRONG><EM>immediately with those in=
formation=92s I need from you, for me to process the text of application fo=
r you to apply to the bank.</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN><BR><BR><STRONG><EM>Y=
ours faithfully,</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN><BR><STRONG><EM>Mr.Sherif Mafald=
a</EM></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: #=
333333; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB"><BR><BR></SPAN><STRON=
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ILY: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt">POST SCRI=
TUM:</SPAN><SPAN>You have to keep everything secret as to enable the transf=
er to move very smoothly in to the account you will prove to the <A href=3D=
""; target=3D_blank><SPAN lang=3DEN-GB style=3D"COLOR: black;=
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</A></SPAN></EM></STRONG><SPAN><EM><STRONG> you finished reading this lett=
er call me immediately so that we discuss very well over this business.Plea=
se call me and inform me that you received my mail, because i don't go to n=
et always.</STRONG><BR></EM></SPAN><SPAN><EM><STRONG>......................=
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