A Scam Email with the Subject "NEED YOUR REPLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 05 Aug 2005 16:14:46 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was MRS.MARIAM <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL/URGENT. FROM: MRS. MARIAM ABACHA AMSTERDAM HOLLAND, E-MAIL:mrs_mariamabacha57@yahoo ATTN:MY DEAR, I am Mrs. Mariam Abacha, the widow of the late Gen. Sanni Abacha former Nigeria Military Head of State who died mysteriously as a result of Cardiac Arrest. Since after my husband's death my family is under restriction of movement and that not withstanding, we are being molested, policed and our Bank Account both here and abroad are being frozen by the Nigeria Civilian Government. Furthermore, my elder son is in detention by the Nigeria Government for more interrogation about my husbands assets and some vital documents. Following the recent discovery of my husbands Bank Account by the Nigeria Government with Swiss Bank in which the huge sum of US$700 Million and DM450 Million was logged. I therefore decided to contact you in confidence that I was able to move out the sum of US$45.5 Million Dollars, which was secretly defaced and is sealed in two Metal boxes for security reasons. I therefore personally, appeal to you Seriously and religiously for your urgent assistance to move this money into your country where I believe it will be safe since.I AM NOW IN AMSTERDAM HOLLAND I cannot leave the country now due to the restriction of movement imposed on the members of my family by the Government. Please kindly send me your telephone number,fax number and also your full names,address which I will hand over to my attorney to prepare you on how to claim the funds from the security company. However, arrangements have been put in place to move this money out of the country in a secret vault through a security company, and as soon as you indicate your interest my Lawyer shall send you the Air-Way Bill of the Luggage and other related documents so that you can help to claim the Luggage. Conclusively, we have agreed to offer you 30% of the total sum while 60% is to be foe me and my family for profitiable business investment which you will advice me on. in your country subsequent to our free movement by the Nigeria Government. While 10% is mapped out for expenses as your government may demand for tax and it also coves your telephone bills. Please reply urgently and treat with absolute confidentiality and sincerity. NB:Please before you reply me this mail,i would like you to first go through this website.Switzerland Bank has also agreed to give back my family some of our money.kindly view the website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/1/hi/world/africa/1935646.stm Best regards. HAJIA MARIAM ABACHA (MRS). or e-mail me at ( firstname.lastname@example.org