This email with the subject "read and assist me" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 11 Jan 2010 01:40:05 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "HAJIA MARIAM."<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
My Dear beloved, Due to the sudden death of my husband General Abacha the former head of state of Nigeria in June 1998, I have been thrown into a state of hopelessness by the present administration.I have lost confidence with anybody within my country. I got your contacts through personal research,and had to reach you through this medium. I will give you more details when you reply. Due to security network placed on my daily affairs I cant visit the embassy so that is why I have contacted you. My husband deposited $12.6million dollars with a security firm abroad whose name is witheld for now till we communicate. I will be happy if you can receive this funds and keep it safe I assure you something good out of the funds in return for your assistance. I will need your telephone/mobile numbers so that we can commence communication.please read and reply back asap with your telephone number.My private email address is (firstname.lastname@example.org) Sincerely Yours, Hajia Mariam.