A Scam Email with the Subject "very ugent and confidenitial" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 29 Aug 2007 12:26:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was ibrahim arwan <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
YOURS FAITHFULLY BILL ANDEXCHANGE MANAGER AT THE
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANKOUAGADOUGOU BURKINA FASO-WEST AFRICA.Dear Friend,
My name is MR.IBRAHIM ARWAN.With due respect and humanity, I write to you this proposal.I am the manager of bill and exchange at the foreign remittance department of AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK.
In my department, we discovered an abandoned sum of U.S$6.5m US
dollars (Six million, five hundred thousand US dollars)In an
account that belongs to one of our foreign customer who died along with his entire family in November 2002 in a plane crash.
Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his
next of kin to come forward and claim 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 guidelines and policies but unfortunately i Lent that all his supposed next of kin or relation died alongside with him at the plane crash leaving nobody behind for the claims.
It is therefore upon this discovery that i decided to make this business proposal to you so as to release the money to you as the next of kin or relation to the deceased for safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming forth and i don't want this money to go into the Bank treasury as unclaimed Bill.
According to our Banking policies and guideline here which stipulates
that if such money remained unclaimed after five years, the money will automatically be transferred into the Bank treasury as unclaimed fund.The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is occasioned by the fact that the customer was a foreigner and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner.
I agree that 30 % of this money will be for you as foreign partner, in respect to the provision of a foreign account, 10 % will be for reimbursement of any expenses incurred during the curse of the transaction and 60 % would be for me.And after this fund gets transferred into you account,I and my family will visit your country for disbursement according to the percentages indicated.
Therefore to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to you as
arranged, you must apply first to the bank as relation or next of kin
of the deceased indicating your bank name, your bank account number,
your private telephone and fax number for easier 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 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 me immediately as soon as you receive this letter.Trusting to hear from you immediately.
Mr.Ibrahim Arwan.Please contact me through this my private email id for security purpose email@example.com
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