Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "Mrs Amina Sherman Alihu" <>

This email with the subject "FROM MRS AMINA SHERMAN ALIHU" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 11 Mar 2006 05:05:03 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Mrs Amina Sherman Alihu" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

          May I crave your indulgence to open this business discussion with you by an informal 
letter of this sort.  It is pertinent that a business of this magnitude should have commenced 
properly with a formal meeting between you and us to enable both parties know ourselves, have a 
fore knowledge of the nature of the business, discuss and acquaint ourselves with the 
responsibilities and functions of both parties and appropriate shares accordingly.
Let me start by first introducing myself properly to you. I am Professional Financial Advisor on 
offshore and real estate investment, Portfolio Management with a Private Security & Finance Company 
Here In Bangkok Thailand. My company work for expatriate community here in Thailand.  I came to 
know of you in my private search for a reliable and reputable person to handle this confidential 
transaction, which involves the transfer of a huge sum of money to a foreign account requiring 
maximum confidence.
The proposition: A Foreigner, Late Engineer Mr Williams Hawnks Kumair an Iraqi Oil 
Merchant/Contractor with the Thailand National Petroleum Corporation, lodged the sum of $10.5 
Million USD with our company. Upon Maturity, I have sent a routine notification to his forwarding 
address but got no reply, after a month I sent a reminder and finally discovered from his contract 
employers (TNPC) that Mr. Williams died in American- British war in Baghdad last year. Ever since 
no close relative or family has come forward to claim the money deposited with us. Therefore, my 
colleague and I, who are the direct fund managers, have decided to move/transfer this fund into a 
nominated foreign account, for future investment. To this regards, we sincerely request for your 
immediate assistance and co-operation for our mutual benefit.
1. I will forward to you copies or the deposit certificate and agreement
2. I will issue to you a Transfer Authorization of the Consignment,
3. We shall guide you up in all that we will do in ensuring that we this claims this consignment as 
soon as possible.

You should be rest assured that no one will question it because all financial deposit Certificates 
and transfer authorization pass my desk for final approval. To facilitate a smooth transaction, we 
have agree on the following : 25% of the money for you as reward, 5% For expenses on hotel , flight 
tickets and any other, While, 70% shall be for us {I and my colleague}
All these will be worked out as soon as we get your interest and acceptance. Upon the receipt of 
your mail message, send to me the following:  Your private telephone and fax number for easier 
communication and to enable me fax to you the documents concerning the consignment. This is a 
sensitive and private business, The knowledge of which should be restricted , therefore do not 
discuss it with a third party, and bear it mind that these funds is not terrorist or drug money. I 
am assuring you of a 100% risk free transaction.  Awaiting your prompt reply

Best Regards
Mrs Amina Sherman Alihu.

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