Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Please read carefully and reply fast.

From: "Aliyu Mohamed J." <>

This email with the subject "Please read carefully and reply fast." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 06 Mar 2006 11:34:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Aliyu Mohamed J." <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear friend Assalamu'alaikum,

Please I am contacting you while seaching for a reputable and honest
person or firm that i can invest/partnership with,but pardon and
forgive me for this breach of protocol as I do not know how to
personally communicate with you.I know this letter will come to you as
a surprise; but this letter is borne out of my desire to establish this
mutual business relationship with you,please keep it confidential!
I have the honor, with utmost good faith do appeal to you sincerely to
render me an assistance by way of supporting me to bring over to your
country the sum of United States Dollars Sixteen million United States
Dollars only.Please read this letter with an open heart,I am Mr Aliyu
Mohamed the son of Dr Nattah Mohamed Jassin Aliyu the former deputy
finance minister under the ousted civilian government in Sierra Leone.
My father was killed and mutilated by the military junta led by Major
Paul Koroma after over throwing the elected government of President
Tejan Kabba.
Though, I do not know to what extent you are familiar with events
disturbances in Sierra leone, but the pressure of war drove me and my
mother out of Sierra Leone into exile in South Africa where we have
been living under political asylum for 4 1/2 years.Sadly, my mother
died of cancer and was buried here in South Africa. Prior to her death,
she handed over to me a certificate meant for a secret deposit which my
father made in a security/finance company in South Africa.
This deposit is worth [USD $] sixteen million united
states dollars only, and this money is in cash.My father made this
deposit in the heat of the conflict then in my country, with the hope
to convert it[money] to his personal use at the end of the war,
unfortunately he was killed when the conflict intensified as result of
his opposition to the rebel forces.
After my mother's funeral,I contacted the security company to confirm
this deposit and establish ownership as well made an arrangement for
this deposit to be moved through diplomatic channel to united arab
emirates.Presently, this sum of USD$16,000,000.00 sixteen million
dollars is currently being deposited in a security vault in Dubai.
I am seeking for your honest and sincere participation in the
retrievement and reinvestment of this money.Upon the claim of the
funds, I would like that your esteemed firm to invest the funds in
projects that cannot be traced to my family name.
Immediately upon your response, indicating your willingness to assist
me on the above, I will file an application through my lawyer
transferring the deeds of ownership to you as the beneficiary.I cannot
do it alone due to my complete ignorance of the business world, i wish
i can partnership with your company and become an investor with your
unconditional care and protection.
More over I am only 27 years old I will give you a negotiable
percentage of the principal sum in deposit if you assist me to retrieve
and reinvest this money in any profitable area of business in your
country.Kindly send to me your full details as stated below to enable
me forward same to the holding firm in DUBAI where the funds will be
re-profiled to your name as the new beneficiary of the funds.
1. Your name in full.
2. Contact address.
3. Marital Status.
4. Area of specialization.
5. Position held in office.
6. Nationality.
7. Tel/fax numbers.
8. A valid of identity i.e. international passport or drivers license.
The above requirements is to initiate and faclitate the Claim of the
money from the security vault.Please,your assistance is highly
solicited. It is of high hope that you will consider this request and
respond positively.Please an acknowledgement of the receipt of this
letter will be appreciated!.I need your assistance urgently, because
the more this consignment is still with the company, the more the
demurrage accumulates. While awaiting your early response, thank you in
anticipation of your most valued assistance if you think it is worth
giving some thought do let me know fast.
Indicating interest please write me via email:,please keep it very
In anticipation of an early reply.
God Bless You.
Thanks yours,
Aliyu Mohamed J.