Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "mariam abacha" <>

This email with the subject "DEAR FRIEND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 25 Feb 2007 02:54:54 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "mariam abacha" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


l am sorry for the embarrassment this my letter might
Cause you as have not had any correspondence before
this letter.  l  got your address through my nephew
who works with Nigeria Chamber of Commerce industry
and Mining during my research for a reliable and
trustworthy partner who l can do business with though
l did not disclose the nature of the business intend
to do with whoever he recommend for me.

l am DR. MRS MARIAM   ABACHA, wife of the late Nigeria
Head of State, General Sanni Abacha who died on the
8th of June, 1998 while still on active duty.  l am
contacting you in view of the facthat we will be of
great assistance to each other likeness developing a
cordial relationship.

l currently have within my reach the sum of
Forty-five  Million US Dollars (US$45,000,000.00) cash
which l intend to use for Investment, like Real Estate
Development specifically in your country.  This
Money came as a payback contract deal between my late
husband and a Russian Firm on our countries
multi-billion dollars Ajaokuta Steel Plant.

The Russian Partners returned my husband's share of
USD$45,000,000.00 after the death of my husband and
lodged in my husband's security company of
Which l am director right now, the new Civilian
Government have intensified their probe on my
husband's financial and oil company.  In
View of these, l acted fast to withdraw the
US$45,000,000.00 from the company's vault and
Deposited It in a   Security Company    l have since
declared The Security Company bankrupt.  No record
ever existed concerning the money traceable by the
government because there is no documentation showing
that we received the money from the Russian.

Due to the current situation in  the country
concerning government Attitude towards my family, it
has become quite impossible for me to make use of this
money within.
Let me refer you to the front page of this day
newspapers of 10th March 2001.  You can check it
through their website  The
present government in Nigeria had frozen and seized
all our bank accounts both here in Nigeria and abroad.
Thus consent l shall expect you to contact me urgently
to enable us discussn in detail about this
transaction.  Bearing in mind that your assistance is
needed to transfer this fund, l proposed a percentage
of 30% of the total sum To you for the expected
service and assistance, 15% for offsetting minor
expenses incurred in the course of this transaction.
Your urgent response is highly needed as to stop
further contacts.  All Correspondence must be by my
nephews  email address,(,  l
will give you my tel/fax numbers where you can contact
me when l hears from you.  l must use this opportunity
to implore you to exercise the utmost indulgence to
keep this matter extraordinarily confidential whatever
your decision while await your prompt response.

NB:   Because of the security being mounted on the
members of my family, l have decided that this
transaction exist between you and my nephew Ahmed sani
Remember to include your private tel/fax or
mobile number for easy communication.

Best Regards.