Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "lawal_aminu" <>

This email with the subject "MY GREETINGS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 24 Jul 2006 10:23:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "lawal_aminu" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Confidant,
Good day!

With due respect, trust and humility, I write you this proposal, which  I believe, would be of great Interest to you. I am Mr. lawal aminu,  son of late Mr. DJEDJE AMINU of the blessed memory. Before forces loyal  to Major Johnny Paul Koromah killed my father, he was the Director  General, Gold and Diamond Mining Corporation (G.D.M.C) of Sierra Leone. My  father was among the main class of people targeted by the rebel forces.  On the course of the revolution in the country, prominent people were  hijacked from their homes to unknown destination.   Two days before his death, he managed to sneak a written message to  us explaining his condition and concerning one trunk box of valuables  containing money, which he concealed under the roof. He instructed me to  take my mother and two sisters and move out of Sierra Leone,  immediately to any neighbouring country.   The powerful peacekeeping force of the economic of West African  (ECOMOG) monitoring team intervened to arrest the situation of mass killings  by the rebels overnight, helpless situation without a partner at moment  of calamity, every person was running for his Life. I, my mother and two of my sisters managed to escape to abidjan cote d ivoire  safely with a box and some vital documents of property title.
 The cash involved inside the box was US$13,731 million, .Due to fear and  limited rights as refugee; I deposited the items with a private Security Company in order not to raise an eyebrow over the box In  abidjan cote d ivoire with my mothers name Mrs.Grace aminu. Meanwhile be informed that the real content of the box was not disclosed to the security company except the senior security officer who was  the close friend of my late father.   Although, I want to travel out of abidjan cote d ivoire entirely with the  money for investment in your country because of political and economic  instability and for the future benefit of my family. I want you to   assist  us to claim this box from the security company and get the money  deposited in a local account here in abidjan cote d ivoire in your name and  thereafter, you can instruct the bank to transfer the money into your private  account in your country. You shall also source for good investment for us  in your country.  Concerning the money, we are prepared to give you 20%  of the entire fund for your kind assistance.   Also, we mapped out 5% of the entire sum for all expenses incurred  during the course of this transaction. No other person knows about this money apart from my two sisters and  mother, and also a senior officer of the security company whose is a  close friend of my late father and he is the one that introduced us to the  security company. Please note that this transaction is 100% risk free. what  i  will be needing from you at the  moment is for you to send me the following:

 1. Your Full name.
2. Your mailing and contact address.
3. Your telephone numbers.(private)
4.Your Bank name and address
5. Your account name and account number
6.Swift Code/Routing Number(IF ANY)
7. A letter of intent confirming to me your acceptance of my proposal. We await your most urgent response.  You can reach me with my email  address and please do not reply on the mail that i use to contact you.