Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "Hassan Bello" <>

This email with the subject "BUSINESS INVESTMENT IN EUROPE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 02 Jul 2004 13:34:49 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Hassan Bello" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Sir,

I am extending this proposal to you in my capacity as the 
Accountant and in full agreement with the (Auditor-General 
Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas) Mr. Greg Quist who is my 
partner in investment over here. We work in the same 
Corporation and also have been making plans to invest in 
Europe. We found your name in your country's business 
directory in search of a reliable and business-oriented 
person to do the business with. We shall invest the money 
in a foreign exchange market, or any
part of Europe. Betterstill, we want to establish into a 
viable profit-making industry which you may assign to us.

We presently have in our security company US$8.5M( EIGHT 
Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) duly 
deposited under BONDED Fixed Deposit Account in Citibank 
Lagos, Nigeria. The deposit can be broken at any time of 
transfer, as the negotiation was made when the fund was 
first deposited. Certificate of Fund Deposit was also 

As top civil servants, we are not authorized to operate 
foreign bank account hence our decision to use your account 
on full trust and confidence to transfer this money outside 
Nigeria. We have accepted you as our foreign partner and 
will regularize the approvals to reflect youasas the true 
beneficiary of the contract Sum of the US$8.5M (Eight
Million Five Hundred Thousand U.S. Dollars Only).

More over, it is pertinent to note that it is not risk, it 
does not also have any political undertone, we worked for 
it, it also does not require much engagements since we have 
taken care of the deal in full capacity. We have resolved 
to give you 10% (US$850,000) of the total sum for your 
assistance as soon as the money is transferred. We shall 
also make you the chairman of the board of directors in any 
sector of business we are investing on in Europe since we 
do not know the procedures of investment over there. All 
these shall be stated in our Partnership Agreement which we 
shall send to you for review, you shall also get back to us 
for any ammendments you may have discovered for corrections 
before the final preparation.

If you are interested in the partnership, please contact me 
immediately you receive this message through my direct 
email for more lively informations. Your telephone and fax 
numbers are also required for discussions as regard the 

I am anxiously waiting for your response with hope that you 
underst and the confidential nature of this transfer, 
regarding the job and post we have at hand in the 
Government Ministries and Corporations, we do not want any 
leakage that we are making plans to invest abroad, since 
they don't allow civil servants to operate foreign account 
as a result of many senior officers in the ministries 
transferring bulk funds to
Switzerland, Germany and United States during.

I shall release my confidential telephone/fax numbers to 
you if you agree to assist us.
Yours faithfully,

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