A Scam Email with the Subject "HELLO FRIEND,REPLY URGENTLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 20 Mar 2008 03:53:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "isra lamba " <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MR ISRA LAMBA,
THE AUDITOR INCHARGE
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (A.D.B)
HELLO FRIEND,REPLY URGENTLY.
how are you doing?hope you are fine.
Now i have the intent to contact you over this financial transaction worth the sum of NINETEEN MILLION THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS (19,300,000.00) for our mutual benefit.
this is an abandoned fund that belonged to one of our foriegn customers who died along with his entire family through plane crash disaster since few years ago.
meanwhile i was very fortunate to come across the deceased file when i was arranging the onld and abandoned customers file inoder to sign and submitto the entire bank management for an official re-documentation and audit of the year against 2008.
be informed clearly that it was stated in our banking rules and regulations which was which was signed lawfully that if such fund remains unclaimed till the period of 8yaers starting from the date of death of the customer,the money will be transfered into the bank treasury as an unclaimed fund.
As an honour and advantage bestowed to our foriegn customers base on the rules guiding our bank, it was stated obviously that if you are not a citizen of Burkina-Faso,you have the absolute authority to claim the fund hence you are a foriegner despite your differences from country of origin of the deceased.
on the transfer of this fund into your account,(39%)being(U.S$7,527,000.00)will be your share in respect of the account provision and your assistance rendered during the transfer of the fund into your bank account,(52%)being(U.S$10,036,000.00)will be my share being the coorfdinator and pillar of the transaction while the rest (9%)being(U.S$1,737,000.00)will be shared to the respectable charity homes which has been my second dream to be of help to humanity.
Now,if you are really sure of your trustworthy,accountability and confidentiality on this transaction without dissapointment,reply&contact me through my private telephone number(00 226 766 42 303)for further details.i expect your letter.