Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: APPEAL

From: "Mariam Abacha" <>

This email with the subject "APPEAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 09 Jul 2007 11:34:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

                REPLY TO:

Dear Beloved.

I am Hajia Mariam Abacha, wife of the late Head Nigerian  of State,General Sani Abacha who died on 
the 8th of June 1998 while still on active duty. I am contacting you In view of the fact that we 
will be of great assistance to each other likewise developing a cordial relationship.

I  currently have within my reach the sum usd$30 Million United States Dollars in cash,which I 
intend to use for investment purposes specifically in your country.This money came as a result of a 
pay back contract deal between my a late husband and Russian firm on our country's Multi-Billion 
Dollars Ajaokuta Steel Plant. The Russian partners returned my husbands share of  US$12.6m after 
his death and lodge it with my late husband's security company in Nigeria of which I was then a 

Right now the new civilian government have  intensified their probe on my husband's financial 
resources and they have revoked our licenses that allows us to own a financial and oil company. In 
view of this,I acted very  fast to withdraw the US$30 million from the company's vault and 
deposited it in a privately erected security safe company in Europe. I have since declared the 
security company  bankrupt. No record ever existed concerning the money  neither is the money 
traceable by the Government because there is no documentation showing that we received the money 
from the Russians.Due to the current situation in the  country concerning Government attitude 
towards my family, for your eyes only

It has become quite impossible for me to make use of this  money due to the fact that we are unable 
to travel out of our country and our travelling document has long be seized.thus I seek assistance 
to transfer this money  into any country for investment. On your consent, I shall expect you to 
contact me urgently to enable us discuss details of this  transaction. Bearing in mind that your 
assistance is needed  to transfer the funds,I propose a commission to you for the  expected 
services and assistance.

Your urgent response is  highly needed so as to stop further contacts. All  correspondences must be 
on contact my son Mustpha.Abacha,who will give you more details on our transaction. I must use this 
opportunity to implore you to exercise the most utmost  indulgence to keep this matter
extraordinarily confidential whatever your decision while I await your prompt response, your 
Telphone and Fax Number.

Please all replies to me should be addresses and mailed to my private email:

Best regards,

Hajia Mariam Abacha.