This email with the subject "From Ahlaji. Hamidu Mahdi Mustafa." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 27 Apr 2006 10:04:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
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Assalamu Alaikum, My=20 name is Ahlaji. Hamidu Mahdi Mustafa, a business man in Iraq. a crude=20 oil marketer in Baghdad, Iraq. During the war led by the U.S and the=20 coalition forces, my home, investment and properties were bombed down.=20 I lost my wife and two children in the bomb blast and I escaped death=20 but sustained a very serious internal injury that leads me to have been=20 diagnosed with esophageal cancer. It has defiled all forms of medical=20 treatment and right now I have only about a few months to live,=20 according to the medical experts.=20 I have not particularly lived my=20 life so well, as I never really cared for anyone (not even myself) but=20 my business. Though I am very rich, I was never generous, I was always=20 hostile to people and only focused on my business as that was the only=20 thing I cared for. But now I regret all this as I now know that there=20 is more to life than just wanting to have or make all the money in the=20 world. I believe when Great Allah the merciful gives me a second=20 chance to come to this world I would live my life in a different way=20 from how I have lived. Now that Allah has called me, I have willed and=20 given most of my property and assets to my immediate and extended=20 family members as well as few close friends. I want Allah to be=20 merciful to me and accept my soul, I have decided to give alms to=20 charity organizations, as I want this to be one of the last good deeds=20 I will do on earth. I need help from a reliable and honest person I can=20 trust in the name of Allah the merciful. Considering my present=20 predicament and the political situation in Iraq, I now seek your=20 assistance to help me clear Thirty million US-Dollars=20 (US$30,000,000.00) that I have with a recognize bank in Europe and I=20 will want you to help me collect this deposited funds and dispatched it=20 to charity organizations as I will instruct you to do. I don=E2=80=99t need=20 any telephone communication in this regards because of my health and=20 some of my relatives arround me. I don=E2=80=99t want them to know about th= is=20 new development and with Allah the merciful, all things are possible.=20 As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of my=20 lawyer in Europe and I will also issue you a letter of recognition=20 through my private lawyer that will prove you as the next of kin to=20 this funds base on my instructions. I want you to always pray for me=20 and I have set aside 18% for you and your time involve. Please send a=20 reply through my below email address with your full contact=20 informations for more private and confidential communication and note=20 that any delay in your reply will give me room in searching for another=20 person for this same purpose because you are the only person I have=20 contacted for now. Please, inform me that you will act according to=20 what I told you. Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. May=20 great Allah be with you. Insha'Allah,=20 Ahlaji. Hamidu Mahdi Mustafa. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org=20 email@example.com