09 April 2009

Ivory Cost Scam

The email below was sent from an Yahoo email address: rosemdav_01@yahoo.dk
The person insist to be from Ivory Cost but using a email address in Denmark.

This mail might come to you as a surprise and the temptation to ignore it as unserious could come into your mind but please consider it a divine wish and accept it, you will never regret it.

My name is Ms Rosemary Davidson single, from Ivory Coast, am a banker here in ABIDJAN COTE D’IVOIRE I need a very Good relationship with you and open minded so that we can work together as one family.

With due respect and Regard; I have decided to contact you on a business transaction that will be very beneficial to both of us at the end of the transaction.

During my investigation and auditing in this Bank, in my department I came across a very huge sum of money belonging to one of our deceased foreign customer. He died along with his entire family in a plane crash in the year 2003.

I want to let you know that, this fund has been dormant in his account with this bank without any claim of the fund in our Custody either from his family or relation before my discovery to this development. Although personally, it happened that I am his personal account advisor.

I keep this information secret to my self to enable the whole plans and idea be Profitable and successful during the time of execution, the said amount is Nine million five hundred thousand United States Dollars ( $9.5 Million USD ), as it may interest you to know, I contacted you to be my partner and person to be reliable and capable to champion a business of such magnitude without any problem.

Meanwhile all the arrangement to put claim over this fund as the next of kin to the deceased, get the required approval and transfer this money to a foreign account has been put in Place and directives and needed information will be relayed to you as soon as you indicate your interest and willingness to assist me and also benefit your self to this great business opportunity.

Another email was received through a Account at Gmail: ecobankabidjan@gmail.com

I am Rev. Albert Essien, Foreign Operations Manager, ECO BANK COTE D'IVOIRE,
Abidjan Head Office. I am compelled to inform you about your inheritance,
valued at $28,000,000.00 (Twenty Eight Million U.S Dollars)
First, let me explain the source of this fund and what you are expected to
do. Your relative, late Mr. Paul Quint was a contractor attached to
Gold/Minerals Commission of Ghana; He had a functional account with ECO BANK
Abidjan until his death nine years ago. The deceased banked with us and had
a closing balance as at 22nd November 2000 worth $28,000,000.00 (Twenty
Eight Million U.S Dollars)
ECO BANK has made serious efforts in the past to locate any of his relatives
through the Bank Agents, but to no avail. Recently we came across your.......

DO NOT BELIEVE SUCH EMAILS !!! They only want your Money or your personal Data (copies of ID Card, Passport, etc.) to steal your Identity.


  1. Fraud Alert*** Saifee Durbar***Fraud Alert
    If any one knows the current whereabouts of wanted fraudster Saifee Durbar immediately call The Directorate- General of the European Anti-Fraud Office through +32 2 296 5425.

  2. I do not like if somebody is posting Anonymous, but a research showed:

    that the Phone Number is a real one and from the European Anti-Fraud Office.
    that Saifee Durbar is really been been convicted of fraud in France.

    A Interview with him is to find here:

    He says he is innocent! So what is the Truth?