Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419



This email with the subject "GREETINGS TO YOU MY BELOVED FRIEND." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 07 Mar 2008 11:45:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was MRS. LYDIA SHARMAN. <>, although it may have been spoofed.

      My name is MRS. LYDIA SHARMAN, widow to late MR. RALPHAEL SHARMAN, former owner of PETROLEUM 
AND GAS Company, here in Kuwait. I am Sixty-eight years old, suffering from long time cancer of the 
      From all indications my condition is really deteriorating and it's quite obvious that I won't 
live more than Two months according to my doctors. This is because the cancer stage has gotten to a 
very bad stage. I don't want your pity but I need your trust.
      My late husband died early last year from heart attack, and during the period of our marriage 
we couldn't produce any child. My late husband was very wealthy and after his death, I inherited 
all his business and wealth. The doctor has advised me that I will not live for more than Two 
months, so I have now decided to spread all my wealth, to contribute mainly to the development of 
charity in Africa, America, Asia and Europe. I am sorry if you are embarrassed by my mail. I found 
your e-mail address in the web directory, and I have decided to contact you, but if for any reason 
you find this mail offensive, you can ignore it and please accept my apology.
      Before my late husband died he was a major oil tycoon, in Kuwait and deposited the sum of 
Thirty-Four million United States Dollars Only (US$34,000,000.00) in a company in Europe some years 
ago, that's all I have left now, I need you to collect this fund and distribute it yourself to 
charity, so that when I die my soul can rest in peace. The funds will be entirely in your hands and 
      I hope God gives you the wisdom to touch very many lives, which is my main concern. Twenty 
percent (20%) of this money will be for your time and effort, while eighty percent (80%) goes to 
God bless you.
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