A Scam Email with the Subject "waiting for your urgent response" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 23 Feb 2008 06:46:20 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "sahi bidu " <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
|FROM: MR.SAHI BIDU|
DIRECTOR IN CHAGER OF AUDITING SECTION
BANK OF AFRICA (B.O.A)
OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA FASO.
I know that this mail will come to you as a surprise as we never met before. I am the the Director in charge of Auditing section Bank in the Group Bank of African B.O.A,AS IT MAY INTEREST YOU TO KNOW, I got your impressive information through an international business equiry HERE IN OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA-FASO, I Hoped that you will not expose or betray this trust and confident that I am about to repose on you for the mutual benefit of our bothfamilies.
I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of ($12.6 million) Twelve Millon six Hundred Thousand US Dollars immediately to your account. The money has been dormant (in-active) for 10 years in our Bank here without any body coming for it.
I want to release the money to you as the nearest person to our deceased customer (the owner of the account) who died a long with his family in air crash since February 16,1998. I don't want the money to go into our Bank treasury as an abandoned fund, so this is the reason why I contacted you, so that my Bank will release the money to you as the nearest person to the deceased cutomer. 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 send you full details on how the business will be executed and also note that you will have 30% of the above mentioned amount if you agree to help me execute this business.
I want you to know that I never master minded the death of the deceased fellow. Their death was occured Naturally.
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Thanks and waiting for your urgent response,