This email with the subject "FROM THE DESK OF Umar Mahmood of Abu Dhabi of united Arab Emirate" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 05 Aug 2010 06:14:29 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Umar Mahmood"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF Umar Mahmood of Abu Dhabi of united Arab Emirate, owais building shaikh zayed 2nd. Dear Friend. I greet you in the name of God /Allah almighty with the believe that this message gets to you in good health and state of mind; Attention Please permit me to introduce my humble self to you I'm Umar Mahmood of Umar Mahmood chambers, I'm 48yrs old. I am contacting you with the view that the content in this message would be of interest to you and mutual benefits to both of us. I know you will be wondering why I am writing you such a sensitive proposal considering the magnitude of the funds involved especially to a total stranger but I wish to inform you here that my contacting you is not by mistake but by virtue of God's doing because I believe that such circumstances of this kind happens to a person once in a life time, Based on this I decided to write you through my personal box with my entire bid to erase any form of doubt in order to prove the reality and the legitimacy of this proposal, but as a man of strong faith I will only urge you to carefully read and give a consideration to this proposal. I have a clientЎ± whose by name Eng. Ihsan Khalid he is a Chinese Muslim from Urumqi Northern ChinaЎ± a military navy and a captain by rank, He has been working with the United nation submarine for many years ,But he was involve in last year choas in Urumqi that cost hundreds of live and properties worth millions of dollars, He was accused by the Chinese government as the leader due to his enormous wealth, And based on his influence and contribution to such riot all his family was killed but he escaped to United Arab EmirateЎ± where he was admitted to hospital, And due to the bullet injury that he sustained during the attack: And was later flown out to Dubai in one of the hospital but his state was so critical which led him to United state: but he never made it, He died after 3months of the incidentЎЈAnd before his death he left some message to me regarding some fund he has in some Asian banks and how he want me to help him to find a reliable person and God fearing one who may not use the advantage of his de Late Ihsan Khalid has made some deposits that worth tens of millions of dollars to some of the bank in China and Hong Kong and this money is right now lying in bank waiting upon the next of kin whom I might present since I am his personal lawyer, (AMOUNT WITHELD FOR SECURITY REASONS), Valuable efforts has being made by the bank and my chamber's here which I was the head of the operation to get in touch with any of his Family or relatives but their is no success. This very large sum has since been sitting in Bank and the interest is being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year, and according to the Laws of China, at the expiration of (2years) the money will revert to the ownership of the Chinese Government if nobody applies to claim the funds. I wish to let you know that This chamber has spent so much all in the bid to track any member of the Captain Ihsan Khalid's family but all effort proves abortive, And I have gathered all the required document base on the transferring this fund to your said account without any fear or treat in any manner. And I am capable of directing you legally for the documents and proves to front you as the next of kin, it is in this right I am seeking for your godly assistance to participate with me in this project and I will be willing to compensate you with 10% of the total fund for your effort and time,70% for his son, And 15% for me and other close officers who may contribute in one signature or the other, While the remaining 5% will be used for God's work(CHARITY)which I will discuss further with you in that regards upon your positive response, I also will provide you with more detail information of the procedures involved. Lastly I wish to assure you that there is no risk of whatsoever my position and with my 14 years experience as a lawyerЎ± definitely the successful execution of this project is guaranteed. If you do not find this proposal appealing please kindly delete this mail and keep it as a secret so as not to destroy my career. Below and also forward me your full name, mailing address, Occupation, Age, direct telephone and fax number so as to enable me contact you. FROM THE DESK OF Umar Mahmood of Abu Dhabi of united Arab Emirate, owais building shaikh zayed 2nd OR 118 Sanyuanli Urumqi IXIANG TIA LU Northern China. Please kindly reply to this private Email Address; firstname.lastname@example.org