Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: From Yaw Osafo-Maafo

From: "Mr.Yaw Osafo" <>

This email with the subject "From Yaw Osafo-Maafo" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 20 Dec 2007 05:47:35 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Mr.Yaw Osafo" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

My Dear Friend,
How is your family? hope all of you are fine, if so splendid.I wish to accost you with a request that would be of immense benefit  to both of us. After careful consideration with my wife and children, we resolved to contact you for your most needed assistance in this manner. I duly apologize for infringing on your privacy, if this contact is not acceptable to you, as I make this proposal to you.
Mr.Yaw Osafo-Maafo is my name and former Ghanaian minister of finance. Although I was sacked by President John Kufuor on 28 April 2006 for the fact I signed $29 million book publication contract with Macmillan Education without reference to the Public Procurement Board and without Parliamentary approval. I have taken pains to find your contact through personal endeavours.I decided to contact you after due thought in respect of a transfer of a huge sum of money,
You can read more on this web page
Right now, I was being probed because of it. As matter of fact, $9.5 million
part of the money was lodged into  security company in europe, were the funds is been deposited. the money will be  release to you for investment. I would like you to give this a highly confidential approach. Any question you wish to ask concerning this deal, do not delay to ask.
Presently, I do not need any telephone discussion for safety. The moment I hear from you, my lawyer will contact you, If you are interested in this proposal sent me mail to my privert Email address ( ) PLEASE CONFIDENTIAL
I wait your response.

My regards,
Mr.Yaw Osafo-Maafo.

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