Scambusters, Preventing Internet Scams & Phishing Attempts

This blog is dedicated to help preventing internet fraud and internet scams. Scambusters was a radio show I started in Albany Oregon, but due to defaulted payment by the radio station we took the show offline. Regardless of this issue we still wish to help prevent internet fraud and save people from internet loss. I have been interviewed and featured in various publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times & Daily News, The London Times & AARP Newsletters. Please watch this blog for latest tips and tricks and scams to avoid.

Saturday, January 08, 2011

BOA Scam > From amaru ali /

B of A employee scam, found lost money, looking for next of kin, but they don’t know my name.  Horrible scam, they will just keep asking you to wire money and fees and bribery funds over and over again before they disappear.  No chance of winning this one, just avoid.  


From: Amaru Ali []
Sent: Friday, January 07, 2011 10:17 PM
Subject: from amaru ali


I am (Mr Amrru Ali.) a senior staff in file department in Bank Of Africa(BOA)I got your contact from a Yahoo google Search. When i was searching for a foreign partner i assured of your capability and reliability to champion this businees opportunity when i prayed to God or Allah about you.In my department we discover an abandoned sum of $ 50 million U.S.A dollars (fifty million U.S.A dollars)In an account that belongs to one of our foreign customer MR Andrew Kim who died a long with his entier family in a plane crash on(friday december26,2003, 13:22 GMT 14:22UK ). Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is occasioned by the fact that the customer was aforeigner, and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner. We 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 set aside for expenses incured during the business and 60 % would be for me, 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.

Your Full Name......?
Your Sex.....?
Your Age...... ?
Your Country.......?
Marital Status......?
Your Photograph.......?
Your Occupation.......?
Your Personal Mobile N.......?

Immediately as soon as you receive this letter.And with those informations i need from you, for me to process the text of application for you to apply to the bank.
Yours faithfully,

Mr Amaru Ali.


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