This email with the subject "urgent and confidential investment" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 12 Feb 2007 10:13:40 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Ramdan Aman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir, I received encouraging information about you and how trust worthy you are. I am delighted with such a useful information. I am interested in the partnership investment program with your corporation. First permit me to introduce myself I am the personal assistant to MOHAMED OULD NAFAA (The Minister of Construction) of the Western Sahara State in the democratic Republic of Sahara (A tiny country in the Desert). Being the personal assistant to the minister of Construction of my country, I awarded the contract of IRRIGATION to Portuguese Firm worth several millions of dollars. In the execution of that project the Portuguese firm discovered large amount of gold in one of the contract sites. I collaborated with the Portuguese firm on a mutual agreement on the proceed of which I have received my share of $14,000,000.00 (Fourteen million dollars). As the personal assistant to the minister of this Tiny country, I cannot introduce or circulate this funds into the Sahara banking system considering my provisional duty and considering the fact that I earn less than $1,000.00 monthly coupled with the code of conduct guidelines and regulations for Public Civil Servants.right now my country western sahara is in a civil crisis with morroco because of our struggle for political independence.the crisis is intensfing everyday i decied to leave with my family once i am able to move my money out from western sahara.The above situation prompted my decision to solicit your co-operation to take delivery of this funds into your custody for my proposed investment as you will be adequately conpensated with $2 000,000.00. I will arranage all necessary procedures in ensuring a smooth process for the funds to get to you. I will appreciate you contact me once you receive this mail via e-mail account indication your capability and willingness to enable me to give you more details of my modus operandi of getting this money to you hitchfree. This matter requires your urgent attention and confidentiality whatever your decision or you can send your reply through my email Best regards, Ramdan Aman Western Sahara