Ahmed Abdalla Version: “West African advanced fee” or “419” Email Scam

This is another version of the Nigerian email scam, now being sent out by ” Ahmed Abdalla”.

Read more about the history of this scam.

Dear Sir/Madam,

My name is Dr Ahmed Abdalla director and board member,Transparency
International ,Kenya. I got your email address from the web directory so
I decided to contact you.

We are interested in diverting some funds currently floating in the
suspense account of the federal pay office to your account as soon as
possible.

Source of the funds are:

During the Arap Moi’s government, government^Òs officials awarded
contracts to their own companies, these contracts were grossly
overinvoiced. Now the present government set up contract review panel to
settle those owed outstanding amount. My colleagues and I have
identified a huge amount totaling US$ 870m (Eight hundred and seventy
million us dollars) oversea .

We would wantUS$43.8m (Forty three million Eight Hundred Thousand)
dollars out this money oversea transferred to your account because we
are not eligible to operate foreign account, and I have been mandated to
search for a partner abroad. We really want this transfer made as soon
as possible before the government, who have started refunding money from
Moi’s foreign accounts track this money.We will be offering 20% for your
assistance.

If you would want to proceed with this transaction please reply with
your name and phone number and if you do not accept my offer please
treat with utmost confidentiality.

For more information check the website below.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/3338023.stm

Best Regards,
Dr Ahmed Abdalla,

Author: Dave Nielsen

I started using computers in 1978 on the Apple II and was first online (using my “high-speed” 1200 baud modem) in 1989. I’ve managed web sites for several Fortune 500 companies and for internet start-ups. Working for one of those start-ups is what brought me into the world of credit. I was part of the the executive team that ran QSpace, the first company to offer credit reports over the internet.

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