A Scam Email with the Subject "ASSALLAMALAIKUM,DEAR FRIEND I NEED YOUR URGENT REPLY PLEASE (FROM MR IBRAHIM HAMZA)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 20 Jul 2007 02:55:54 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "MR IBRAHIM HAMZA." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir, We are small-scale Alluvial Gold dealers in the Eastern part of Dakar. Now we have in stock about one hundred and fifty (150) kilograms of Alluvial Gold Dust.. We guarantees steady and reasonable quantity at any point in time. Our price is subject to attractive reduction as you see below.We are therefore offering our product for sale to any interested buyer anywhere in the world. We can also welcome you as a middleman hence we allow agency representation between any intended buyer and us as you may introduce companies and individuals who have interest in our (AU) Gold. We allow this service at a negotiable commission. We also guarantee all International procedures as may be required in the process of the business. Below is our summarized current offer, whereas the validity of the offer is been determined by the market current prize and quantity. COMMODITY : AU METAL (GOLD DUST/ALLUVIAL) QUANTITY : 150KGS QUALITY : 22+CARAT 999.5/1000 PURITY ORIGIN : DAKAR, WEST AFRICA PRICE : US$12.500.00 (SUBJECT TO VALIDITY DATE) PAYMENT : SWIFT, WIRE TRANSFER OR CASH COMMISSION :NEGOTIABLE AVAILABILITY : 100% SHIPMENT Preferably, a diplomatic courier will bring the gold dust to your destined smelter after you have tested the commodity here in Dakar,and confirmed the quality and the availability of the merchandise.You will have to defray all expenses like Government taxes, refinery charges and courier charges from the airport to your destined smelter. We believe you will find the above offer very satisfactory; should you need further explanation, do not hesitate to contact us. Looking forward to do business with you. Yours truly, Ibrahim Hamza. Marketing Department Note:We wish to inform you that because of our past experience,we have stopped sending samples because some crooks will pretend as been a good buyers and when you send samples to them that will be the end of the transaction.Please bear with us. Thanks for your understanding. IBRAHIM HAMZA