A Scam Email with the Subject "MY FAMILY WANT TO INVEST UNDER YOUR SUPERVISION [REPLY OUR EMAIL]" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 18 Dec 2010 06:40:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Abdulaziz Khan"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Private and Confidential
United Arab Emirates [Dubai] Refugee Camp
United Arab Emirates [Dubai]
I know you will be surprised to receive this letter from me, but please this letter is a request from a family in dare need of assistance. I am ABDULAZIZ KHAN from Angola the first, and only son of Brigadier Bulu KHAN communicating to you from United Arab Emirates [Dubai].
I got your name and address from a business desk in chamber of commerce and industry in Johannesburg. And I on behalf of my widowed mother .
MRS FATIMA KHAN, decided to solicit for your assistance to transfer the sum
of US$32.5millio(thirty two million, five hundred thousand United States dollars only) inherited from my late father into your personal or company's account. Before his death, he was Brigadier in charge of arms and ammunition procurement for the Angolan Army. In his "will" he specifically draw my attention to US$32.5 million (thirty two million, five hundred thousand United States dollars only) which he deposited in a box for private security company in United Arab Emirates [Dubai], IN FACT I QUOTE" My beloved son, I wish to draw your attention to US$32.5 million (thirty two million, five hundred thousand United States dollars only). I deposited the box containing the fund in a security company in United Arab Emirates [Dubai] as valuables.
During the war I was very dedicated and committed to winning the war against the rebel unit. I found out that the senior army officers and government functionaries were busy helping themselves with government fund and properties,sending them to foreign countries. Due to this, when I and the former special adviser to the president were assigned by the president (Jose Eduardo Santos) to purchase arms in Dubai, we saw this as a golden opportunity and diverted the money and shared it, of which I got a total sum of US$32.5 million (thirty two million, five hundred thousand United State dollars only).In case of my absence and on earth as a result of death, only you should solicit for the assistance of a reliable and sincere foreign partner to assist you move this money out of United Arab Emirates [Dubai] for investment purpose.
I deposited the box in your name and you can claim it alone with deposit code. Your mother is with all the documents. Take good care of mother and your two sisters. Do not disappoint me! Bye! >From this word of my late father, you will understand that lives and future of my family depend on this fund as such.
I will be grateful if you can assist us. We are now living in United Arab Emirates [Dubai] refugee camp, as political asylum seekers, financial laws and regulation of United Arab Emirates [Dubai] does not permit us certain financial right.
In view of this, I cannot invest this fund in United Arab Emirates [Dubai] hence; I am seeking your assistance to move this fund out of United Arab Emirates [Dubai] for investment purpose.
For your effort, we are prepared to offer you 25% of the total fund while 10% will be set aside for any expenses incurred during this transaction.
Please, note that this transaction is 100% risk free and the major thing I demand from you is to assure me the safety of this money when it finally gets to you. Further information and arrangement will commence as soon as trust confidence and good relationship is established.I shall be most grateful if you maintain the confidentiality of this matter.
Bear in mind before given your respond or reply that you will be required to come down here for the signing of all the legal documents which shall be presented to you by the Directors of the security company before the consignment will be handed over to you.
You are also expected to open a non-residential Bank account for the purposes of depositing the fund. Hence this money is still in the Trunk Box with the security company here in Dubai and the security company does not know the real contents of the box therefore we are not going to let them know this for they may ask us to open the box in their present which I will not like them to do so hence my late father did not allow them to do so when he was alive.
As soon as you arrive, an accredited lawyer will be appointed to assist us to open the account where this money will be wired into and from there you can ask or authorize the Bank to re-transfer the total money into your personal or company?s account as the case may be.
After signing the legal documents and the Trunk Boxes is claimed,
we shall higher bullion van or motor that will carry the consignment down to the Hotel where you lodge or to the Bank where the non- residential account will be opened and lodge the whole money then I will follow you back to your country for the sharing of the money and for the onward investment of the fund with your able assistance and supervision. This is all we need from you and please endeavor to maintain the confidentiality of this humble appeal for avoid public awareness for too many hands spoils the Soup.
Please, confirm your interest immediately by sending to me your private telephone and fax number for communication. You are strictly advised to reply through this Email Address :email@example.com
Abdulaziz Khan[United Arab Emirates [Dubai]