A Scam Email with the Subject "From Mr.Haroun Saliu(a benefiting joint business partnership )" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 28 Mar 2008 16:53:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "saliharoun1972" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From Mr.Haroun Saliu(a benefiting joint business partnership )
An appeal for a benefiting joint business partnership
This is an appeal message requesting for a joint business partnership, a joint benefiting and important transaction which should be treated with great concern because of its value. excuses me for all the inconveniences which my mail may cause you; though we do not know each other personally, and we have never met before. i believe firmly that a true confidence can be established with faith and believe through this communication, and thus support a true partnership between you and me.
I am a manager, telex department here in african development bank burkina faso; i have been working in this bank for the pass 17 years.
while cross-checking some abandoned files in our bank, i discovered that a deceased customer deposited the sum of $25,500,000 usd dollar. (twenty five million five hundred thousand dollars) and i noticed in the file, that during time deposit of the money in our bank, the deceased did not indicate his next of kin in the column of the form.
after all intensive investigations, i find out that no body has ever applied for claim or the released this fund. it is upon this that i now use this opportunity to contact you as to apply to our bank as a business associate to the deceased customer mr martin j. hillenbrand for the claim of this fund. i have also gathered all information about this fund, all relevant documents concerning this fund is now with me, i have taken them out of the reach of other directors.
If you accept my proposal as a foreign partner for the money to be transfer into your account, you are entitle to 30% of the total fund while 70% will be for me and my assistant.
be informed that before we share this fund according to this percentage agreed, both of us must removed all our expenses incurred during the transfer.
profiles of the deceased customer
mr martin j. hillenbrand.
The late customer martin j. hillenbrand died on friday july 5, 2003 at commemorative centre of cancer of a crisis cardiac problem here in ouagadougou burkina faso.
appointee of offices while alive: foreign service officer.
title: ambassador extraordinary.
appointment: may 1, 1972 and presentation of credentials: jun. 27, 1972
left office: oct18, 1974.
the late ambassador was also business man in his country and here in ouagadougou burkina faso west africa.
I wish after reading this proposal, you will give it a consideration and let me know if you are willing to be my partner, to assist us achieve this golden opportunity for the joint benefit of our life, i also want to let you know that this transaction is 100% risk free there is nothing for you to be afraid of, all necessary arrangement has been concluded before contacting you. if i receive a positive reply from you, i shall give you more details, and the procedure to make the claim. Please reply me via my private box:email@example.com
your urgent response is highly needed.
From Mr.Haroun Saliu