A Scam Email with the Subject "Hello Good Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 15 Jun 2006 06:57:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Aliyu Mohammed <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello Good Friend Assalam-o-Alaikum I got your email address through organisation directory over the Internet. I hope in the name of ALLAH that I have the right person who will assist me. I want to transfer money for investment into your country/business as such I would like to make contact with people like you residing in that country for assistance Note,the funds are already with a security company which also has branches in Asia, Europe and America for safe keeping. If you are willing to assist me. This is all you will do for me,You will help me contact the security company for the release of the funds to you as my next of kin, as I cannot travel out from iraq at the moment because of certain conditions which I will explain to you if we work together(my travelling documents are not yet complete). The fall of Saddam Hussein has brought destruction / Hell to our great country and everything is practically difficult now and opportuinities are closing up,the new government is trying to frustrate our businesses. Please if you accept this offer of assistance you are required to give me your Name, age, occupation, address also enclosing your telephone fax numbers. What I require from you are as follows: 1. You should make arrangement with the Security Company to secure the funds on my behalf and open a Bank account in your country for me with the credentials i will give you. 2. You will be entitled to 30% of the total sum involved for your assistance, and 5% of the funds will be set aside for re-imbursement of any kind of expenses incur as a result of this transaction by both parties. 3. As soon as you confirm to me by e-mail your readiness to claim the consinment from the Security Company, I will send the PIN code number of the consignment to you and also the security Company's information. 4. Please note that this project is 100% risk free but you must keep it very secret and confidential with strong assurance that you will not let me down at all. I have made all necessary arrangement getting for the probate order from court that necesitate you as the next of kin and this document will allow you deposit the money to any account of your choice safely. I await your prompt reply. Regards, Aliyu Mohammed