This email with the subject "MY FAMILY MATTER, PLEASE HELP ME" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 13 Feb 2006 23:19:36 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Umma Susan Magaji." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATT, How are you and your family today? I hope that you are okay? I found information about you and decided to contact you for an important assistance. I am Umma Susan Magaji a citizen of Zimbabwe , but i am contacting from a neibouring country here in Republic of South Africa where i am now sicking political assylum.Iam the only daughter of Jabu Magaji, a wealthy farmer and senior politician with the opposition political party n my country, Movement for Democratic Change [MDC. My father was murdered by our wicked president, Robert Mugabe and I fled my country because I have become his next target to eliminate. My father was a fighter for Justice and a moving force in the MDC, a part wanting to end the several years of brutal dictatorship government of President Robert Mugabe. You will read more stories about President Mugabe's brutal acts by visiting this web sites; <<http://www.rte.ie/news/2000/0418/zimbabwe.html>> My father was accused of Treason and also assisting the White farmers in fighting the government. Few weeks after his arrest, he was reported dead. The government claimed he died of heart attack and his body was never seen for proper autopsy, they buried him in the government cemetery. My father's associate Mr. Martin Olds a White farmer from Britain assisted me in fighting my father's death through the Court and media; the government saw us as a big treat to them and decided to eliminate us. Mr. Olds was attacked and murdered in his house, but fortunately, before they came looking for me, I received the news and I had to flee through the border to South Africa to save my life. My arrival here in South Africa still remains like a miracle to me.Here, is my reasons for contacting you, I am having a huge sum of money in the total sum of $18.6Million presently lodge with the security company in Spain, My father kept this money in two trunk boxes in disguise as family treasures and could not bank them, because of the situation in my country. My father's business, farms and banks account were seized by the government before his arrest and murder. He told me everything concerning the funds while he was still in detention and I have made several arrangements concerning the shipment of the boxes out of my country because we cannot invest it there. I was on the process when I fled the country. I need your assistance in securing the funds there in your country, so that I can arrange on how to come over to your country to invest with the fund I am willing to offer you 20% of the $18.6Million or your assistance.And 10% will be map out for all the expences that will be incure during this transaction,while 70% will be invest.Please, let me know if you can assist me, so that I can give you more details on how we shall proceed. As I wait for your urgent response, please treat this information as top secret. Regards, Umma Susan Magaji.