A Scam Email with the Subject "Looking forward to hear from you" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 06 Nov 2006 12:59:29 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Ahmed Moustapha" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir, May the blessing of God be upon you and grant you the wisdom and sympathy to understand my situation and how much I need your help. I am Ahmed Moustapha the first son of col.Abubakar Moustapha, former national security adviser to the ousted Sierria Leonean military head of state, Paul Koroma. I am writing to express my interest in real estate or landed properties in your country. Though my father died in detention a couple of months ago while been detained by the new government. Before his untimely death, he instructed me to leave the country for my safety and start up a business somewhere out side Africa. He reviewed to me of a deposit of one diplomatic box which he concealed with one of the private security company here in dakar containing US$5.5M (Five million, five hundred thousand united states dollars) declared as family valuables. Actually, I have never met you before, it was a friend of my fathers who happened to be present at his burial that advised me to consider your country for my investments. After due consideration, I started searching the web side where I got your email address. No one else is aware of my proposal to you. Due to social, economic and political instability in west African region, I decided to seek your assistance in transfering this money to your position for investment purposes. I have all the vital documents that covers the deposit which could be faxed to you upon request.Please note that Transaction of this nature demands the highest trust and confidence between both parties. This transaction is risk free . For your assistance in this transfer, I have decided to give you 20% of the total sum involved and I will also compensate you with 5% for the inconveniences and for expenses that we may incure during the process. Your acceptance of this proposal or otherwise should please be communicated through my E-mail address. Your quick response will be appreciated. However, if you are not disposed to assist, kindly distroy this letter to protect the identity and confidentiality of the parties involved. I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convinent time. Yours Sincerely, Ahmed Moustapha.