A Scam Email with the Subject "My letter to you !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 11 Apr 2008 12:00:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "mamman kontagora" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
My contact to you,is out of the urgency required in this matter and for a competent fellow who will help me execute the below detailed transaction.I expect that this information be accorded utmost confidentiality and secrecy please.I am the head of Account's and Audit unit of a bank here in Burkina Faso,West Afica.I decided to contact you over this transaction,after a careful thought,believing that you will be capable of handling this business transaction with me.The transaction involves a standing and unclaimed sum of Ł10m Euros (Ten Million) in an account that belonged to one of our deceased customer's who died in a crash accident.The account records here clearly depicts that he was operating this account personally and secretly,hence he did not indicate any next of kin/beneficiary to whom the money should be entrusted to,in any case of death.Since his death up till date,there has been no claimant for the funds and according to our banking practices here,this money cannot be released to anyone,hence he did not indicate any next of kin or beneficiary to the funds in any case of death,unless somebody applies for it as his next of kin or beneficiary.Having studied the account very well and the processes it would require to get the money transfered because an indigene here cannot put up application claims over the funds since the deceased was a foreigner, i now,pledge to you to put up an application claim over the funds,as a next of kin/beneficiary.You will have to provide an account where the money will be remitted.The banking laws and practices here stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after some period of time,it will be returned and deposited to the bank treasury as unclaimed bills.I have therefore decided that 30% of this money will be for you as my foreign counterpart,in respect to the provision of a foreign account and any other assistance which you will be required to providetowards the success and completion of transaction,5% will be set aside for any expenses which will be incured during transaction and 65% will be for me.
Once we conclude transaction and you confirm the money in your account,i will come over to your Country,for sharing of funds according to the percentages already indicated.To enable the immediate transfer of this money to your account as arranged,
you must apply first to the bank here,as a next of kin to the deceased customer.
Upon the receipt of your reponse,i will furnish you with more details on how to commence with transaction.I am assuring you that transaction is 100% risk-free and that you should not entertain any fear at all.
I will relay to you,every necessary proceedures for the transfer of the money once we commence.Please note that i have decided to withhold the full details of this transaction because of my office status and position to make sure i am working with the right person.I will give you further details of transaction as soon as i hear from you and your readiness to forge ahead with me.
Reply me through my private email address: firstname.lastname@example.org