This email with the subject "US$16 MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 01 Feb 2010 04:09:50 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MRS SUREYAH FAHAD" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MRS. SUREYAH FAHAD TEL: + 27-78-937-8353 E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS PROPOSAL US$16 MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS Good-Day! My Name is Mrs. SUREYAH FAHAD. I know this will be a surprise to you. Please consider this message as a request from a family in dares need of your help. I am the Wife of Omar S. Fahad from Sudan Darfour, My husband Mr. Omar S. Fahad was the owner of Omar Sea Food Industry in Darfour region and a Farm Land in Dar four region and supplier of Central African Countries with sea food till the Government find out that Dar four region was rich in Oil and Mineral Resources which was discovered by an individual Group called Organization Rebel Movement. The Government and Rebel Movement are fighting over who will inherit the Darfour region because of the Oil discovered and Rebel Movement are killing people in Darfour region to enable them inherit the land and my husband was murdered in cold blood and our Farm, Sea Food Industry was burnt down. Before then, my husband had moved ( US$16 Million) Sixteen Million United States Dollars) to South Africa for establishment of another branch in Southern Africa; the fund was deposited in a private Security & Finance Company in the name of my son as beneficiary. My husband was killed because the Rebel Movement believed that after his death, they will have no challenge in taking over the land. Now the Rebel Movement turned against us looking for the remaining existing family of Omar in order to achieve their aims. I and my son decided come to Johannesburg, South Africa to seek Asylum (Refugees) now all the documents issued when the consignment was deposited has been handed over to our family Lawyer in South Africa who assisted my late husband when the consignment was safely deposited. The financial laws in South Africa on Refugees does not permit us to invest the funds here as we can not operate any bank account, that is why we decided to look for a Foreign Partner that will assist us in moving the funds out from South Africa for my family investment. We have decided to offer you 24% of the total amount, 6% mapped out to defray all expenses that will be incurred during the process of concluding the transaction, while the remaining 70% will be for my family and will be invested in your Country under your management. Immediately you receive this E-mail, kindly contact me on my telephone or e-mail and indicate your interest in being part of this venture, on the below stated telephone number and email for proceedings Tel:+ 27-78 9378353 and Email: email@example.com SINCERELY YOURS MRS SUREYAH FAHAD