Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Urgent Assistance

From: Nidal Hassan <>

This email with the subject "Urgent Assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 03 Jan 2011 19:47:40 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Nidal Hassan <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Hello dear friend,

 I'm glad to know you,but God knows you better and he knows why he has directed me to you, at this point in time so do not be afraid. I am writing this mail to you with heavy sorrow in my heart, I'm mr Nidal Hassan am from Algeria I'm a man of 50 years old.
I am contacting you from the hospital were am taking my treatment here in Dakar Senegal, I want to tell you this because i donât have any other option than to tell you as i was touched to open up to you, I am married to Mrs.Mariam Samad who worked with Algeria embassy in Burkina Faso for nine years before she died in the year 2005.We where married for eleven years without a child. He died after a brief illness that lasted for only five days.
Since she death I decided not to remarry, When my late wife was alive she deposited the sum of US$ 10.5m(Ten million five hundred thousand dollars)in a bank in Ouagadougou the capital city of Burkina Faso in west Africa Presently this money is still in bank. she made this money available for exportation of Gold from Burkina Faso mining.
Recently, My Doctor told me that I would not last for the period of seven months due to cancer problem. The one that disturbs me most is my cancer sickness. Having known my condition I decided to hand you over this money to take care of the less-privileged people, you will utilize this money the way I am going to instruct herein.
I want you to take 30 Percent of the total money for your personal use While 70% of the money will go to charity" people in the street and helping the orphanage. I don't have any child that will inherit this money and my wife relatives are not good not even good at all because they are the one that responsible for the death of my late wife in other to have all my late wife properties and I don't want my wife's efforts to be used by those that conspired for her death.
I grew up as an Orphan and i don't have anybody as my family member. Am doing this so that God will forgive my sins and accept my soul because this sickness has suffered me so much.
As soon as i receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the bank in Burkina Faso and I will send authority letter that will prove you the present beneficiary of the money in the bank that is if you assure me that you will act accordingly as I Stated herein. Hoping to receive your reply.
Mr.Nidal Hassan