Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "PLEASE ADVISE ME (MR FRANCIS ANNAN)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 14 Feb 2008 13:30:55 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was MR FRANCIS ANNAN <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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<DIV>From Mr. Francis Annan</DIV>  <DIV><BR>Greetings to you,</DIV>  <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>  <DIV>This 
letter must come to you as a big surprise, but I<BR>believe it is only a day that people meet and 
become<BR>great friends/ business partners. I am Francis Annan,<BR>current Head of Corporate 
Affairs Department with a<BR>reputable bank here in Ghana. I write you this<BR>proposal in good 
faith, believing that I can trust you<BR>with the information I am about to reveal to you. </DIV>  
<DIV>I have an urgent and very confidential business<BR>proposition for you. On June 5th, 2000, a 
German<BR>business tycoon Mr. Andreas Schranner made a (Fixed<BR>deposit) for 60 calendar months, 
valued at<BR>US$12,500,000.00 (Twelve Million Five hundred Thousand<BR>United States Dollars only) 
in my bank and I happen to be his<BR>account officer before I was moved to my present<BR>position 
recently. The maturity date for this deposit<BR>contract was last 3rd of April 2005. Before this 
 <DIV>I have tried my possible best to locate a Next of Kin<BR>to late Mr. Schranner, but all 
efforts proved<BR>abortive, because all his family, including his Son<BR>In-Law and children died 
in the plane crash of<BR>Concorde Air France Flight AF4590 which took place on<BR>25th July 2000, 
some months after he did the deposit<BR>in my bank. You can read more story about the 
plane<BR>crash by visiting this website;<BR><A 
  <DIV>With the recent change of government in my country and<BR>with their efforts to support the 
United Nations in<BR>checkmating terrorism aid in Ghana. By end of April<BR>this year, the 
Government will pass a new Financial<BR>Control Law which will give the Government authority<BR>to 
interrogate account owners of above $5 million<BR>Dollars to explain the source of the funds, 
making<BR>sure it is not for terrorism support. If I do not move<BR>this
 money out of the country immediately, by April<BR>the Government will definitely confiscate the 
money,<BR>because my bank cannot provide the account owner to<BR>explain the source of the money 
since he is late. </DIV>  <DIV>I decided to utilize this life time opportunity,<BR>instead of 
Government confiscating the fund,<BR>&nbsp;but I cannot directly claim the money without the help 
of a<BR>foreigner and that is why I am contacting you for an<BR>assistance. As the Account Officer 
to late Mr.<BR>Schranner, coupled with my present position and status<BR>in the bank, I have the 
power to influence the release<BR>of the funds to any foreigner that comes up as the<BR>Next of Kin 
to the account, with the correct<BR>information concerning the account, which I shall give<BR>you. 
I am having the secret Code for the account,<BR>which only the account owner or his Next of Kin 
can<BR>know. I shall supply all necessary information we need<BR>for the claim and there is 
practically no
 risk<BR>involved, the transaction will be executed under a<BR>legitimate arrangement that will 
protect you from any<BR>breach of law, beside Ghana is porous and anything<BR>goes. </DIV>  <DIV>If 
you accept to work with me, I want you to state how<BR>you wish us to share the funds in 
percentage, so that<BR>both parties will be satisfied. I shall explain to you<BR>in details how we 
shall handle the transaction once I<BR>receive your response. Thanking you in advance and 
may<BR>God bless you. Please, treat with utmost confidentiality.<BR>&nbsp;I shall send you copy of 
the deposit slip issued to <BR>Mr. Schranner when the deposit was made for your perusal.</DIV>  
<DIV><BR>&nbsp;I wait your urgent response. </DIV>  <DIV><BR>Regards,</DIV>  <DIV><BR>Francis 
Annan.</DIV>  <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>  <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>  <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>  <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><p>&#32;
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