Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "A FAMILY PLEA FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 11 Jul 2004 15:20:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "MRS AISHAT AMOOSA" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Greetings to you,

With warm heart I offer my friendship, greetings and hope this
mail meets in good time. However strange or surprising this
might seem to you as we have not met or had any dealings in
the past. I humbly ask you take due consideration of its
importance/immense benefit to you and my family.

After careful consideration with my son, we resolved to
contact you for our most needed assistance in this manner .I
duly apologize for infringing on your privacy, as I make this
proposal to you as a person of integrity. We got your details
after a thorough private research on the internet for a
reliable and capable foreign partner.

I am Aishat Hassan Amoosa (Mrs.); my husband was diagnosed
with esophageal cancer in 1998 which defile all medical
treatment. In 2002 my husband died, leaving behind me and my
six children .May Almighty GOD grant his precious soul eternal
rest, my eldest son is currently a student of business
administration in a college in North America.

My late husband was a former adviser of Natural Resources and
Petroleum Products Ministry, in United Arab Emirates (U.A.E)
for several years,before he died he was a successful man in
all standard

In june, I and my children decided to move from the house my
late husband lived and died,to another house in the process of
moving the movers discovered a hidden metal safe built into
the floor of his wardrobe. We broke the safe and found a lot
of documents of importance,of which one of it was a
certificate of deposit.
certificate of deposit.
The certificate of deposit is for the amount of eighteen
million,two hundred and sixty thousand u.s dollar) $18,260,000
U.S.D, of which my last and only daughter as a beneficiary
with a financial and security firm oversea. We immediately
contacted the financial and security company .Due to the fact
that my daughter is less than eighteen , as well as the
circumstances of how my late husband passed away, and my
daughter being disable or derformed from birth. Most
importantly being the last and 3rd wife of my late husband and
our popularity here at home. I cannot receive these funds in
my name or that of my children in any local bank without
raising eyebrow. As the extended family and other wives may
start problem with me and my children.

I am seeking your personal assistance in helping my family
receive these funds as a beneficiary in you name or companys
name. All documents pertaining to this transaction will be
forwarded to you, if you agree to assist us and its totally
risk free and there is nothing to it. Note: all expenses
relating to this transaction including phone bill will be
handled by us, your personal finances is not required for the
completion of this transaction. I implore you to maintain high
level of confidentiality, as this is required.

If you wish to assist me and my children, we shall give you;
for your assistance 15% of the total sum .If for any reason
you do not waqnt to assist us please notify me as well.You can
contact us via email for now.My son email address is or my personal email address is

Yours truly,

Aishat Amoosa.