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Again this bank of africa! and with the same scam!

Dear friend, greetings and compliments of the season, I know this message will come to you as a surprise. I am douba ahmed the foreign remittance manager. (bank of africa) b.o. a. here in burkina faso. I need your urgent assistance in transferring the sum of ($10.6) million to your account. this money has been dormant for years in our bank without claim. I want the bank to release the money to you as the nearest person to our. deceased customer, upon your reply. I will give you details on how the business will be executed.

Douba ahmed

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  • Wo
      13th of Aug, 2009
    +1 Votes

    I got one of those too!! From sone guy named Dr. Renard Palmer and decided to do research, seeing now that this bank of africa is just some spam trick.

  • Zi
      4th of Dec, 2009
    0 Votes

    friend of mine got one as well from a person Ghanim Al Hammed allegedly the director for foreign remittance bank of africa burkina faso, God why don't these people get a real job like us.

  • Zi
      4th of Dec, 2009
    0 Votes

    if I would have these persons near I would chop their heads off, most of them pretend they're muslims no no a real practising muslim has morals, education and fear from God, you guys are way too far being a muslim model.

  • Dr
      6th of Oct, 2010
    0 Votes

    I have also been sent the same Email over and over in the past few months from Bank of America and also others . ( All comming from South Africa or just parts of Africa who call themself a GROUP or work for the Bank or who's eich Father or Mother and Uncle died and so on and so on.. In each case they almost state the same thing and ask for the same information from you.

    Here is one of many letters that I constantrly recive.

    From: hassan ali0 (
    Sent: Tue 9/21/10 4:05 AM

    Always show content from this sender

    Dear Friend

    I sourced your email from a human resource profile database in the chamber, I am the manager of bill and exchange at the foreign remittance department of Bank of Africa (BOA) here in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

    In my department we discovered an abandoned sum of US$14.5million dollars in an account that belonging to one of our foreign customer.Mr Christian Eich who died along with his entire family on Monday, 31 July, 2000 in a plane crash in Paris. Please visit this site that is one of the evidence. world/europe/859479.stm

    Since we got information about his death, we have been expecting his next of kin to come over and claim his money because we cannot release it unless some body applies for it as next of kin or relation to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines and laws but unfortunately we learnt that all his supposed next of kin or relation died alongside with him at the plane crash leaving nobody behind for the claim.

    It is therefore upon this discovery that I now decided to make this business proposal to you and release the money to you as the next of kin or relation to the deceased for safety and subsequent disbursement since nobody is coming for it and we don't want this money to go into the bank treasury as unclaimed bill.

    The banking law and guideline here stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after ten years, the money will be transferred into the bank treasury as unclaimed fund. The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is occasioned by the fact that the customer was a foreigner and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin to a foreigner.

    I agree that 30% of this money will be for you as a respect to the provision of a foreign account, 10% will be set aside for expenses incurred during the business and 60% would be for me.

    Thereafter, I will visit your country for disbursement according to the percentage indicated .Therefore, to enable the immediate transfer of this fund to your designated bank account, you must apply first to the bank as a relation or next of kin of the deceased with a text of application that i will send to you, so i will like you to send to me your private telephone and fax number for easy and effective communication and location where in the money will be remitted.

    Upon receipt of your reply, I will send to you by fax or email the text of the application. I will not fail to bring to your notice 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. You should contact me immediately as soon as you receive this letter.

    2. AGE...
    3. OCCUPATION...
    4. FAX...
    5. TELEPHONE...
    7. COUNTRY...

    Trusting to hear from you immediately.


    Bill and exchange manager,
    Bank Of Africa (BOA)

  • Dr
      7th of Oct, 2010
    +1 Votes

    What needs to be done is to catch these scammers and get them off a computer completely since all they will do after blocking them over and over from sending you mail and mail and reporting their scamming habbits. If they are not stopped or arrested or if we do not warn those that do NOT know about the scams like this and scamming that constantly goes around, then we will continue to get such things either in our inbox or spam folder every day and it will only get worse.

    We need to act or keep complaining and talking about it and reporting it. Otherwise the scammers get the best of us and of other unknown victims

  • Jo
      28th of Jun, 2018
    0 Votes

    @DrInternet You said exactly how I feel I waste all of there time I can. But it seems the governments of either country or the world take this very seriously it seems
    People in general don’t you have have a liscense to drive a car but a five year old could get on a smart phone and look at a bank account
    Is that really so smart? So until society wants to treat the Internet with the respect it deserves I think this won’t go away it will only get worst

  • Dr
      7th of Oct, 2010
    0 Votes

    I bet I am right about everything I said in here :)

  • Da
      8th of Nov, 2010
    0 Votes

    Hello All,

    I recently got an email from a Mr. Rachid. He stated that there was an unclaimed sum of money, 22.5 million USD, that he wanted to split with me. I would receive 40%, 5% would go to processing, and he would keep 55%.

    Needless to say this has put up all kinds of red flags to me. I'm still trying to investigate this to be 110% sure this is a fake. Let the "Buyer beware".

  • Gu
      17th of Jun, 2011
    0 Votes

    i got an email its fraud
    if any question call me +919802127177

    Dear Friend,
    This letter must come to you as a big surprise, please accept my apology for sending you unsolicited mail and please kindly delete this message from your mail box if you are not interested.
    My name is Dr.William Adama, I am a Burkinabe citizen and a Banker with a reputable bank here.Bank Of Africa (B.O.A) I occupy the position of Audit and Accountant manger, it is with good spirit of heart I opened up this great opportunity to you hoping that you will not betray this trust. A deceased client of mine died as the result of a heart-related condition on March 12th 2005. His heart condition was due to the death of all the members of his family in the tsunami disaster on the 26th December2004 in Sumatra Indonesia . For more information:

    My late Client has a deposit of Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand United State dollars (US$10. 5Million Dollars) left behind here in our bank, I contacted you so I can present you as my late client next of kin, so the money can be transferred to your account and we will share it together at equal share, 50% for you and 50% for me. After that, I shall immediately come over to your country for investment with my own share of the money.
    I will like to inform you that I am the only person aware of this after my investigation because my bank has been expecting his next of kin to come up for the claim of this fund but all in vain based on the fact that they all died in the tsunami disaster on the 26th December2004 in Sumatra Indonesia. This is the main reason why I want to make use of this opportunity because I don’t want my bank to transfer the money into the bank treasury as unclaimed fund.

    Please reply immediately with your information including your full names, full address and telephone number for easy communication if you are interested.
    I await your prompt response immediately,
    Best Regards,
    Dr.William Adama.

  • No
      15th of Jun, 2012
    0 Votes

    Latest scammer via facebook from Yolaine Pettis Letter 1:
    Hello John
    Thanks for adding me, I contact you because I want do a really important work. My name is Yolaine, right now i'm taking care in London. Indeed I am suffering from brain cancer that condemns me to certain death, I have a sum of 2.025.000€ uros. I would like to make a donation to someone trustworthy and honest so it will makes good use for orphans, homeless. I owned an import business of palm oil in Africa, I am a widow without children for 7 years which affected me a lot and I could not marry again until today. I will be happy to read you and also put you in touch with my banker so you can recover possession of funds and help me accomplish my last wish on earth. God bless you Yolaine

    Letter 2 after responding to her with "sympathy":
    Hello John,
    I just read your message and I am very glad to answer you. I'm sorry for your children and very sure that this funds will help you so much. This is a true work of charity, it is God who helped me choose you. I give you this great responsibility, and I am confident that you will take this as a blessing and a gift of a woman in good faith. I ask the Lord our God to give me a place in heaven, because I gave my life and my whole life I have served. I suffered a lot from my disease too. My greatest wish is that you pray for me in your prayers. I'm so happy because I have someone I can count on in these difficult times. I wrote to my banker Dr Cheick Tidiane notified him that you will contact him soon as the legitimate beneficiary of the funds. I would like to contact the bank at email to start the procedures for recovering of the funds, Greetings to all your family, God bless. Hope you read soon Yolaine

  • Dh
      20th of May, 2013
    0 Votes

    I Got too SCAM like thats :
    My Dear,

    How are you today? I believe you are doing fine. God will bless and reward you for every effort you are about to make to see me out from this horrible prison called refugee camp where i am living today as a result of the untimely death of my parents (may their gentle souls rest in peace)

    Having receive your mail and your assurance to assist me and not betray me after the transfer into your account. I am delighted and now i have the courage to undergo this transfer with you. Dear bellow are the contact information of the bank where the money was deposited by my late father, I will like you to contact them for the proceedure of the transfer into your account.

    NAME Of The Remittance Officer: Mr Benard Duke
    TELEPHONE NUMBER:00226 5041 1356
    FAX NUMBER: 00226 50 25 6404
    EMAIL :(

    Already i have informed this bank about my intention to claim my late father's deposit of which my name appears as the next of kin. The only thing the bank told me is to look for a foreign partner who will assist me in the transfer due to my refugee status, as a refugee i am not allowed direct claim of the money but through an appointed representative as the united refugee law governing refugee all over the world.

    Based on this information i will like you to send an email to the transfer department of the bank today with this email address( Attention Mr. Benard Duke the foreign transfer officer of the bank telling him that you are my representative and that you want to assist me transfer my $4.7 million dollars deposited by my late father of which iam the next of kin. after which you call me on phone through the Pastor number and also update me through E-mail. +22679079185


    ACCOUNT NAME IS (Dr. Charles Ibrahim)
    AMOUNT ($4.7 Four million Seven hundred dollars)
    NEXT OF KIN MISS (Precious Ibrahim).
    ACCOUNT NUMBER (0165910885)

    God bless you as you do this today. Attached is my picture again. Please dear i will like to hear your voice please call me.

    Yours forever.
    Miss Precious.

  • Su
      23rd of Feb, 2014
    0 Votes

    To: Management of Bank Of Africa in places. Dear Sirs, With this we ask for clarification about the UBA, is it true that there is no bank can issue an ATM card as I wait balasanya attached thank you. Regards, Surono e-mail:

  • Ri
      5th of Mar, 2015
    0 Votes

    This is what I got.
    Today at 12:20 PM
    From Desk Of Mr. Hazard Green
    Bank Of Africa Financial Planner
    Address: ACI 2000 – Imm. SIPROVET – Hamdallaye
    BP E 566 - Bamako - Mali
    Phone: +229 98-32-75-56
    Online Banking Department

    RE: $10 Million, ATM Master Card Payment

    Dear Fund Beneficiary,

    This is the 3rd time i am sending you this notification letter regarding to your abandoned ATM Master Card valued sum of US$10 Million and i have not received any positive respond from you or making a suggestion on how you wish to receive your ATM Card. Once again; I am Mr. Hazard Green, the new director ATM Head of Operation Bank Of Africa, I resumed to this office on the 5th of February 2015 and during my official research I discovered an abandoned ATM Master card valued sum of $10 Million belonging to you as the rightfully intimate beneficiary.

    I tried to know why this card has not been released to you but I was told by the Union management that the former director ATM head of operation who left this office four months ago withhold your card for his own personal use without knowing that his evil plans towards diverting your fund will be discovered.

    Now that your ATM Master card is still available and ready for your receiving, therefore you can come down here to our bank to pick up your card direct from my office or alternatively it can be arranged ship to your address through any registered reliable courier service company that you will take care of the courier charge, hope it is cleared and accepted by you?

    I don't know the courier cost of shipping the card to you but if you permit me and accept the terms, then I can make an inquiry from the courier shipping company to find out the cost, but in that case you will be required to forward to me your address where you want to receive the card to enable me find out the shipping cost to your location.

    Your direct telephone number and address will be needed and more details of your ATM card payment will be made known to you as soon as I receive your swift positive response.

    Do not hesitate to call me on (+229)98-32-75-56 as soon as you read this mail.

    Thanks for your co-operation and i wait for your kind positive respond.

    Yours Faithfully,

    Mr. Hazard Green
    Tel: +229-98-32-75-56

    By the way Its a Scam.

  • Jo
      28th of Jun, 2018
    0 Votes

    @Ridus of the Scammers Could you imagine if you were some poor soul that actually did have a fund with UBA? Would you ever get it
    How would you know if it was real I myself have sent probably 100 suspicious emails to UBA western union Bank of America the Fbi
    United States treasury and all of them respond the same not a yes or no but they spout out some generic response that leaves you more confused that’s if they answer at all
    It’s a sad state of the Internet how it can be manipulated for evil

  • At
      10th of Jun, 2015
    0 Votes

    I received a email from mike oji from the united bank of Africa stating he has a ATM card with 3.5 million dollars for me ... and I must send him $500.00 us dollars in order for him to send the card to me DHL, , , , his phone # is +2349030060277...he sent me a photo id of himself issued by Federal Republic of Nigeria National Idenity card ID# 2436-4352 - 6546-9067 DCO # 4235645604. please help thank you, is this a scam

  • Ro
      2nd of Jan, 2016
    -1 Votes

  • No
      11th of May, 2016
    0 Votes


    Plateau, Angle Avenue Terrasson de Fougères et Rue Gourgas
    01 BP 4132 Abidjan 03, Cote D'Ivoire, West-Africa
    Tel: (+225)05430132

    This mail is in response to a brief meeting held with Miss. Rose Bamba requesting that BOA - BANK OF AFRICA initiates the transfer proceedings of fund deposited with her by her father the late Mr Kone Bamba.

    May we notify you as follows:

    1, that the late Mr Kone Bamba our client, had an operational account with the account number: 85369214785.

    2, that this same account was maintained basically for the benefit of his daughter who stands as his next of kin and beneficiary in event of death.

    3, that Miss. Rose Bamba, who is now referred to as the beneficiary/owner of this account/fund as a result of the death of the father, the depositor, has submitted your name and confirmed you to this bank as her guardian whom she wish this money to be transferred to his account abroad.
    Upon this understanding, we hereby request from you as follows details:

    (a) to complete the under listed form and return same to us for processing.


    Please be informed that I wish to transfer the fund so deposited by late Mr Kone Bamba in account number 85369214785 to a new account as detailed below:


    (b) Note that this transfer will take 3 to 5 working days to materialize and we advise you upon your reception of this email to contact the office of the Foreign Remittance Department for quick and prompt services to you.

    We anticipate your kind co-operation to enable us serve you better.

    Thanking you.

    Yours in service.
    Mr Jaja Kaya
    Accountant/Director Foreign Remittance Department.
    DISCLAIMER Notice The information contained in this message is confidential and solely intended for the individual or entity to whom it is addressed, or authorized to receive it. If you are not the intended recipient, please do not read, you are hereby notified that any disclosure of this communication, copying, distribution or taking action in reliance of the contents of this information is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you received this mail in error, kindly inform the sender and delete the mail. Thank you for your kind gesture.


  • Hi
      29th of Jan, 2017
    0 Votes

    I received an actual card in the mail. but the government wants money to activate. scam?

  • Jo
      28th of Jun, 2018
    0 Votes

    @Hisao Just look at email address it came from if it’s not
    It’s a scam or you can contact CFCat that email address but they won’t tell you yes or no they will tell you I did not Emirates from them and don’t talk to those people? Huh! And then they will say that they aren’t responsible for anything you lose
    Very helpful Lol! UBA and the Benin republic evidently care about the public as many of the banks all over the world so is it really a scam good luck finding out from the bank!

  • Sp
      11th of Jan, 2018
    +1 Votes

    Right now I am playing a fun game with Mr. Kabiru Wahid from Burkina Faso who wants to share $15, 500, 000 with me, but we must keep it a big secret! Strangely enough, he also says the account he is in charge of, belonged to someone whose whole family perished in a plane crash in Paris! What a coincidence! So far I have gotten him to respond 4 times, as I ignore what he wants and keep telling him how excited I am. How much longer I can keep him going is a myatery. What a dope.

  • Yo
      7th of Apr, 2018
    0 Votes

    In 2016, I also received a similar nature of email from Mr.Owain Ahmed. for transferring so called funds in my account but at the end there was nothing. He put me in a loss of 18000 dollars. His allies are Mr. John Kara Zongo, Manager DPP< Airmail Delivery Service, Mrs Memuna Usman, Secretary to Director Foreign Remittance UBA, Mr.Curtis Brown, Diplomat, Barr Ossy Ossai Chuks of Ossai Consolex Chambers, Mr. Mamadou Camara, Governor BCEAO, Ms.Rebecca Fatima Koroma, Director ATM Payment Center, etc etc.

  • Br
      1st of May, 2018
    0 Votes

    Mr rasheed olaoluwa atm payment manager is waiting for ME to hear back from the FBI he seemed a little put out for contacting them DUUUUU

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