Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Dear Friend ASSIST ME

From: timmy hanns <>

This email with the subject "Dear Friend ASSIST ME" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Jun 2005 10:59:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was timmy hanns <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear  Friend,
This letter is informed by my intention to settle and invest in a profitable business venture abroad. I am compelled to contact you after going through your advert. I believe you will assist me invest the understated sum in a good business line. After the money has been invested, you will assist to get my family resettled abroad.
I am a Sierra Leonean and currently living in Benin Republic as a result of the war ravaging my country. I was a personal assistant to a top government official who was killed by the rebel forces. Before my boss was killed, he had in his possession, the sum of US$21,000,000.00 in cash meant for the purchase of ammunitions for the war. Fortunately, the rebels did not see this money. However, the general impression was that they took the money away. I was the only one who knew where the money was. Fearing that I might be killed as well, I decided to run away with my family carrying with me the money. I took the money away because I did not want the money used to acquire more arms rather it is better used in an investment that will be beneficial mankind.
The box containing the money is currently secured with a security firm who moved it to Europe. This is my reason for contacting you so that you can work this out with me, receiving, securing and invest the money. There is no risk involved because no one else knows that the money is with me. Even the security firm where I deposited the box does not know the actual content as I declared it as a family treasure and photographic materials.
I shall give you 10% of the money when it is moved, and invested. This is negotiable. If you are genuinely willing to assist me in this, kindly respond urgently so that I can give you more details.
Best regards,
Timmy Hanns


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