This email with the subject "Dearest" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 27 Jul 2006 06:18:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Barrister Paul Unisah" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest, Please permit me to make your acquaintance in an informal manner. This is necessitated by my urgent need to reach a dependable and trustworthy foreign partner. This request may seem strange and unsolicited but I will crave your indulgence and pray that you view it seriously. I am barrister Paul Unisah half sudan/south africa curently leaving in south africa. I am the family, attorney to late Dr.sabir Mohamed Hassan who is the governor of central bank of Sudan. He died of the terrible Attack of TSUNAMI on 26th day of December 2004 in Thailand may his soul rest in perfect peace. My client Dr. sabir Mohamed Hassan, have some consignment with one of the leading security company in South Africa, that contains raw cash, because of the anti-terrorist law this funds was moved to the bank through a diplomatic means so as to avoid international money laundering law.Because of the position of my late client as the governor of central bank of Sudan, he is been forced by the law of Sudan to declare all his assets, this includes all his bank account, both home and abroad. As you will Agree with me that Sudan has been in civil War for the past 3 decades. This has drawn the attention of the western world including the united nation to impose serious economic sanction in our great country Sudan. My client Dr sabir Mohamed Hassan, have a concrete plan seeking for a foreign partner to invest the funds, as he can not deposit the funds into his account because of the anti-terrorist law, before he died of this terrible attack of tsunami of 26th day of December 2004 in Thailand. As a matter of fact, my client died together with the Wife and his three children, and this funds will remain unclaimed in the Security Company in South Africa ,as non of Dr. sabir Mohamed Hassan's family knew nothing about this project as myself is afraid to tell any of them as I do not know who is loyal to the present government of the rebels, which I believe some of the family members belongs to. and there is no way I will be able to put claims to this funds, as I am a well known as a reputable attorney to the late dr Sabir Mohammed Hassan. ,and I will need a help of a trustworthy foreign partner to enable us put claims to this funds hence I decided to contact you as a foreign partner to present to the Security Company in South Africa, as a next of kin to the late Dr. Sabir Mohamed Hassan to enable us secure the funds from the custody of the Security Company in South Africa, for the mutual benefit for both of us. All the amount that involves in this great project is us$250m. (Two hundred and fifty million united state dollars) for your assistance in helping me putting claims to the funds in the Security Company in South Africa, into your nominated bank account for safe keeping, I will offer you 20%, while 12% has been set aside for any expenses both parties might incurred during the completion of this project,23% will be used for charity organization, while the remaining 45% which is my share will be used for any lucrative investment you will introduce me into in your country. Please quickly send me your contacts details,private phone number,fax number, physical addrese and your numinated bank account for change of ownership and for easy comunication. yours sincerely, Barrister Paul Unisah. (Principal partner) You can also contact me with my alternative email address: firstname.lastname@example.org,altternative,email@example.com