Mary Adamsa Version: “West African advanced fee” or “419” Email Scam

This is another version of the Nigerian email scam, now being sent out by “Mary Adamsa.”

Read more about the history of this scam.

ATTN: SIR/MADAM
First I must solicit your confidence in this
transaction, this is by virtue of its nature as being
utterly confidential and top secret. Though I know
that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one
apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that
all will be well at the end of the day. We have
decided to contact you due to the urgency of this
transaction, as we have been reliably informed of your
discreetness and ability in transaction of this
nature.
Let me start by introducing myself properly to you. I
am MRS MARY ADAMSA the manager with the Union Bank of
Nigeria Plc, Lagos. I came to know you in my Private
Search for a Reliable and Reputable Person to handle
this Confidential Transaction, which involves the
transfer of Huge sum of Money to a Foreign Account
requiring Maximum Confidence.
THE PROPOSITION:
A Foreigner an Australia, Late Engr. Steve Moore
(Snr.) an Oil Merchant with the Federal Government of
Nigeria, until his death months ago in Kenya Air Bus
(A310-301) Flight KQ431, Banked with us at Union Bank
of Nigeria Plc, Lagos and had a closing balance as at
the end of September, 2000 worth US$16,000,000.00
(SIXTEEN Million United State Dollars), the bank now
expects a next of kin as beneficiary. Valuable
efforts are being made by the Union Bank of Nigeria
to get in touch with any of the Moore’s family or
relatives but to no success.
It is because of the perceived possibility of not
being able to locate any of Late Engr. Steve Moore
(Snr.)’ s next kin (He had no wife or children that is
know to us). The Management under the influence of
our Chairman and Members of the Board of Directors,
that arrange has been made for the fund to be declared
“Unclaimed” and subsequently be donated to the trust
fund for arms and ammunition to further enhance the
course of War in Africa and the World in General.
In order to avert this negative development some of my
trusted colleagues and I now seek your permission to
have you stand as next of kin to Late Engr. Steve
Moore (Snr.) so that the fund US$16 Million will be
released and paid into your account as the
beneficiary’s next of kin. All documents and proves
to enable you get his fund will be carefully worked
out. We have secure from the probate an order of
madamus to locate any of deceased beneficiaries, and
more so we are assuring you that this business is 100%
Risk Free involvement. Your share stays while the
rest be for myself and my colleagues for investment
purpose. According to agreement within both parties.
As soon as we receive an acknowledgement of receipt
of this message in acceptance of our mutual business
proposal, we would furnish you with the necessary
modalities and disbursement ratio to suite both
parties with out any conflict. While replying furnish
me with your private fax and phone numbers for easy
communication,Bank Name,Bank Account Number,Companies
Name and Address.
The sharing of the fund are thus: 30% for you the
account owner,60% for i and my trusted colleagues and
the remainning 10% for expenses for both parties.
If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not make
undue advantage of the trust we have bestowed in you.
Best regards,
MRS ANN UDOM
UTERNATIVE EMAIL-maryadamsa@fsmail.net

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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