This email with the subject "Your urgent attention is needed" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Sep 2006 02:47:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was MRS. MARIAM H. ABACHA <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Your urgent attention is needed FROM: MRS. MARIAM H. ABACHA Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Date:09-09-06 Dear Sir, I am HAJIA MARYAM ABACHA, the widow to late Gen. Sanni Abacha, former Nigerian Military Head of State who died mysteriously as a result of Cardiac Arrest. Since after my husband's 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 the Nigerian Civilian Government. Furthermore, my elder son was in detention by the Nigerian Government for more interrogation about my husband's assets and some vital documents but was found innocent and was released. Following the recent discovery of my husband's Bank Account by the Nigerian Government with Swiss Bank in which the huge sum of US$700 MILLION, DM 450 Million and recently, US$500million, was logged. I therefore decided to contact you in confidence that I was able to move out the sum of US$15.5 Million Dollars, which was secretly defaced and is sealed in two Metal Boxes in a security firm/bank, in Europe for security reasons. I therefore personally, appeal to you seriously and religiously for your urgent assistance to move this money into your country where I believe it will be safe since I cannot leave the country due to the restriction of movement imposed on the members of my family by the Nigerian Government. You can contact me indicating your interest through my email address then my lawyer shall discuss with you an effective ways of completion of this transaction, as soon as you indicate your interest, forward to me your private email address, telephone number, fax number and your postal address so that my Lawyer shall effect communication with you as quickly as possible. Conclusively, we have agreed to offer you 35% of the total sum while 65% is to be held on trust by you until I can decide on a suitable business investment in your country. Please reply urgently on my private email :( email@example.com)and treat with absolute confidentiality and sincerity. Best Regards. MRS. MARIAM HABIBA ABACHA NOTE MY LAWYERS DETAILS: BARR.AHMED EL-ASSAI TEL:+234-8024580424