This email with the subject "DEAR FRIEND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 07 Jul 2007 19:54:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was saeed ahmed <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DEAR FRIEND, I AM SAEED AHMED. I AM 67YEARS OLD.I AM A CITIZEN OF DUBAIL, UAE BUT PRESENTLY HOSPITALISED IN LONDON NOW. I AM IN HOSPITAL SUFFERING FROM LUNG CANCER. I HAD PARTIAL STROKE WHICH HAS AFFECTED MY SPEECH AND HALF OF MY BODY IS PARALYSED.I CAN NO LONGER TALK WELL AND I CAN NOT HEAR WELL. MY DAYS HERE ON EARTH IS NUMBERED AS MY HEALTH HAS DETERIORATED I SUPPOSE. I DONT KNOW YOU, BUT DUE TO MY CONDITION I AM CONTACTING YOU WITH THE HOPE THAT YOU WILL CARRY OUT MY WISH FOR THE SAKE OF HUMANITY. I HAVE TWO BOXES DEPOSITED WITH A SECURITY COMPANY IN EUROPE, WITH THE SUM OF 17.5 MILLION DOLLARS EACH. WHICH MAKES IT A TOTAL 35 MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS). I WANT YOU TO USE THE SAID FUNDS TO BUILD AN ORPHANAGE HOME IN YOUR COUNTRY AND HELP SOME OTHER ORGANISATIONS I WILL BE SENDING TO YOU. I WILLGIVE YOU 30% OF THE TOTAL FUNDS FOR YOUR GOOD DEEDS. THE ORPHANAGE IN YOUR COUNTRY MUST BE NAMED "SAEED AHMED ORPHANAGE HOME".I WOULD APPRECIATE THIS BECAUSE IT WOULD BE A MARK OF REMEMBRANCE OR MEMORY OF MY GOOD DEED ON EARTH. I WAS ONCE VERY RICH BUT I WAS SELFISH, BUT NOW I HAVE REALISE MY MISTAKE AND I PRAY ALLAH FORGIVE ME. IF YOU ARE READY TO DO THIS AND CARRY OUT MY WISH, THEN SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATIONS  YOUR FULL NAMES,  YOUR PHONE/FAX NUMBER,  AND YOUR RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS.  COUNTRY TO MY PRIVATE E-MAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org I AWAIT YOUR REPLY. SINCERELY. SAEED AHMED