A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM:AHMED HASSAN" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 30 Jul 2006 15:57:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "ahmed hassan" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM:AHMED HASSAN C/O: REFUGEE CAMP-ABIDJAN ABIDJAN COTE D'IVOIRE, WEST AFRICA, Dearest One,I got your contact address on my desperate search for a reliable person/company for partnership investments overseas,I am also believing that you will not expose or betray the trust and confidence I am about to establish with you.
I have decided to contact you with greatest delight and personal respect.Well, I am Ahmed Hassan,son to Dr.Ibrahim Hassan late former Director of finance Sierra-Leone diamond and mining corporation.Few days before the death my father, he confided in me and ordered me to go to his underground safe and move out immediately, with a Deposit Agreement and Cash Receipt he made with a BANK in Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire where he deposited USD$6.2 million dollars cash(SIX MILLION,TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS).This money was made from the sells of Gold and Diamond by my father and he have already decided to use this money for future investment of the family.
Thereafter, I rushed down to Abidjan with these two documents and confirmed the deposit of the fund by my father. Also, I have been granted political stay as a Refugee by the Government of Cote d'Ivoire.Meanwhile, my father have instructed me to look for a trusted foreigner who can assist me to move out this money from Cote d'Ivoire immediately for investment.Based on this,I solicit for your assistance to transfer this fund into your Account, but I will demand for the following requirement:
(1) Could you provide for me a safe Bank Account where this fund will be transferred to in your country or another nearby country where taxation will not take great toll on the money?
(2) Could you be able to introduce me to a profitable business venture that would not require much technical expertise in your country where part of this fund will be invested?
(3) Your full name. (4) Your residential house address. (5) Your direct telephone and fax number. (6) Your age (7) Marital status.Please, all these requirements are urgently needed as it will enable me to establish a stronger business relationship with you hence I will like you to be the general overseer of the investment there after.
I am trusthing you and I will please want you to handle this transaction based on the trust I have established on you.For your assistance in this transaction, I have decided to offer you 25% percent commission of the total amount at the end of this business. The security of this business is very important to me and as such,I would like you to keep this business very confidential.If you are willing to assist me.Please kindly reply me immediately.I shall expect your urgent response.
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