Yes, it’s another e-mail from Ouagadougou touting an imaginary account, using George’s name to promote it. The reason is simple, George Brumley is easy to research on the internet. His background makes the story halfway believable.
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From: MR MARSHAL DUMBA
Date: Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 1:48 AM
Subject: URGENT AND CONFIDENTIAL
FROM MR MARSHAL DUMBA
BANK OF AFRICA
RE: TRANSFER OF ($7,000.000.00 USD SEVEN MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS)
I want to transfer to overseas the sum of ($7.000.000.00USD) Seven Million United States Dollars) from a Prime Bank in Africa. I would like to ask you to quietly look for a reliable and honest person who will be capable and fit to provide either an existing bank account or to set up a new Bank a/c immediately to receive this money, even an empty a/c can serve as far as it can receive money.
I am MR MARSHAL DUMBA an accountant and personal confidant to Dr.George Brumley who died together with his wife in a plane crash on the July 21st 2003 on their way to attendwedding in Boston, he is an American, a physician andindustrialist, he died without having any beneficiary to his assets including his account here in Burkina Faso which he opened as his personal savings for the purpose of expansion and developement of his company before his untimely death in 2003.
The amount involved is ($7.000.000.00USD) Seven Million United States Dollars), no other person knows about this account. I am contacting you for us to transfer this funds to your account as the beneficiary, I want to transfer the whole $7,000.000.00 (Seven Million United States Dollars) into a safe account abroad, but I don’t know any foreigner. I am only contacting you as a foreigner because this money can not be approved to a local person here,But can only be approved to any foreign a/c because the money is in US Dollars and the former owner of the a/c Dr.George Brumley is a foreigner too, and as such the money can only be approved into a foreign a/c.
I need your full co-operation to make this work fine because the management is ready to approve this payment to any foreigner who has correct information of this account, which I will give to you, upon your positive response and once I am convinced that you are capable and will meet up with the inheritance procedures.
At the conclusion of this business, you will be given 40% of the total amount,55% will be for me, while 5% will be for expenses both parties might have incurred during the process of transferring. You should observe utmost CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECRECY in this transaction, and rest assured that this transaction would be most profitable for both of us because I will require your assistance to invest my share in your country.
You should fill this form below and send to me immediately as soon as you receive this letter: THIS IS MY Email address_(Marshal_dumba@hotmail.fr)
Your Full Name: ………..
Your Address : ……….
Your Telephone: ……….
Your Age: ……………
Merital Status: ………..
Your Country: ………….
Trusting to hear from you immediately.
MR MARSHAL DUMBA
MAIL ADDRESS (Marshal_dumba@hotmail.fr)