A Scam Email with the Subject "Dear Sir," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 29 May 2007 08:02:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was sammarabu6 <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir, Based on the information I gathered about you from a very reliable-source, I am happy to send this message to you. I hope you will consider and give it urgent and favorable reply. Our names are Sammar abubakar, 23 years, and a citizen of Sierra - Leone. The Son of late Bala abubakar, who before his death was the person managing the Sierra - Leone gold and diamond corporation (SGDC). I hope you are aware of the war, which has ravaged my country for the past years now. It was in one of these attacks by the rebels that led to the death of my Father and Two of my Sister, now I am left with only my Younger Sister Nene. I was terrified of the situation and because of this I escaped with my younger sister Nene from Sierra - Leone to Senegal into a refugee camp. Senegal Was Where My Late Father has deposited US$ 10,000.000.00 (Ten Million United States Dollars) in a Bank abroad. To be honest with you, this is the only legacy left for me by my Late Father, which Our Family Lawyer has the details of it and other necessary documents regarding this deposit. My aim of contacting you is to seek for your able assistance to help us claim this funds from the finance company. Then as a business developer, you can help us to invest wisely in areas you deem lucrative and finally. Also obtain a residential permit for us to stay comfortable in your country of abode. Presently we cannot go back to Sierra- Leone because of the situation there and you know that Senegal, Where we are now is politically unstable; we therefore wish you could help us get out of here before it become worse. We are prepared to offer you 20% of the total funds for your able assistance and support and would send you proofs of the funds as soon as we favorably hear from you. Finally I implore you to treat this transaction with secrecy and confidentiality for security reasons. Your Contact information as listed below will play a major role to indicate your interest to help us as your children. 1) TELEPHONE NUMBER 2) YOUR FAX NUMBER 3) A COPY OF YOUR PASSPORT 4) HOUSE ADDRESS Dear, no matter the circumstance please don’t fail to give this mail a favorable reply and God will bless you for setting us free and making us live a new life. This transaction is 100% Risk free and absolutely confidential. Thanking you in anticipation and God bless. Sincerely Yours Sammar And Sister.