A Scam Email with the Subject "From:Mrs Farah al-Hashemi :I will appreciate your reply" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 06 Aug 2007 02:47:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mrs. Farah al-Hashemi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mrs. Farah al-Hashemi Address: Chiang Rai hospital 31-12 Chiang Rai - Lampoon Rd, ,Chiang Rai Thailand reply to email@example.com Dearest Beloved, Thank you for the attention being given to go through my mail.I am Mrs..Farah al-Hashemi, The wife of iraq military finance corps Chief, who was in charge of the payment of the military salary during his life service time . I am 58 years old, i am now receiving treatment in the hospital. It's quite obvious that I won't live Longer according to my doctor as i am suffering from my kidney transplant illness,this is because my illness has gotten to a very bad stage. My late husband died from the British and American attacks over my country ,and during the period of our marriage we had two male children Musa and Idris.After the death of my husband , I inherited some money which my late husband deposited with a Security Finance Company in Thailand for safety.The doctor has advised me that I may not live long, so I now decided to contact you to assist my two sons to claim this money From where it was deposited and guide them for investment as you are a potential business man. My family will be interested in doing business in your country, therefore i would like to seek your assistance and help.I am interested particularly in properties , but your advise on other areas of private sector would be highly appreciated, i am in believe that you would be of great help in guiding my two sons to a successful exploration of the investment potentials of your country , which guarantees good capital returns and human security .As a result of this, i can take you in confidence basically due of the source of the fund , hereby believing that your assistance will be profitable to us. The amount in question is USD$12 Million .I will appreciate your willingness to carry this transactions the gratification remark which will be determined as soon as i hear from you.As i have mapped out 20%, for your assistance and 5% would be used for the re-embursement of any expenses that is incurred during on the process of this transaction . Lastly, I honestly pray that this money when transferred to your country will be used for the said purpose of investing in the industry, because I have come to find out that wealth acquisition without Allah is vanity upon vanity. I await your urgent reply to enable me up-date you with more information and how to proced. Do feel free to ask me any question if you wish to as my husbands death has blocked every trace of this money from us,the documentations relating to the deposit of this fund are all intact with my first son for your verification .I await to hearing from you soonest. Yours Sincerely. Mrs. Farah al-Hashemi