A Scam Email with the Subject "Hajia Mariam abacha(Mrs.)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 17 Feb 2007 09:20:35 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Hajia Mariam abacha(Mrs.) <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend , This might be a surprise to you about where I got your contact address. Please I got your name and address through a commercialpublication via Internet courtesy of S.A.I.E. during my desperatesearch forsomeone that could honestly and confidentially assist me by servingas mytrustee. I am Mrs. Mariam Abacha, the widow of the late Gen. Sanni Abacha former Nigerian Military Head of State who died mysteriously as a result of Cardiac Arrest. Since after my husband’s death my family is under restriction of movement and that not withstanding, we are being molested,policed and our Bank Account both here and abroad are being frozen by theNigerian Civilian Government. Furthermore, my elder son is in detention by the Nigerian Government for more interrogation about my husband’sassists and some vital documents. Following the recent discovery of my husband’s Bank Account by the Nigerian Government with Swiss Bank in which the huge sum of US$700Million and DM450Milllion was logged. I therefore decided to contact you in confidence that I was able to move out the sum of US$25Million Dollars, which was secretlylodged in a trunk box and deposited with a Security Companyas materials of Inheritance. I therefore personally, appeal to you seriously and religiously for your urgent assistance to move this moneyinto your country where I believe it will be safe since I cannot leave the country due to the restriction of movementimposed on the members of my family by the NigerianGovernment. You we be contacted by my family Attorney Ahmed Tomkinsonand my lawyer shall arrange with you for a face to face meeting outside Nigerian, in order to liaise with you toward effective completion of this transaction. However, arrangements have been put in place to move thismoney out of the country in a secret vault through a diplomatic security company, as soon as you indicate your interest, forward to my lawyer your Telephone Number, Fax Number and your Postal Address so that he can send to you the Certificate of Deposit and other necessary documents, so that you can help to claim the luggage. Conclusively, we have agreed to offer you 30% of the total sum while 70% is to be held on trust by you until we decide on a suitable businessinvestment in your country subsequentto our free movement by the Nigerian Government. Please reply urgently and treat with absolute confidentiality and sincerity. Best Regards, Hajia Mariam abacha(Mrs.)