Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "diana smith" <>

This email with the subject "DID YOU GET MY MAIL???" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 21 May 2007 08:09:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "diana smith" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Sir/Madam,

With due respect, trust and humility I write this letter to you seeking your help and assistance though it is difficult since we have not met before. I believed that you are capable and reliable in handling this urgent international transaction of this sort.

For clarity, I am MRS.DIANA SMITH, the wife of COMRADE BORDER SMITH, the Zimbabwean former Minister for youth & Gender Equality who is also a businessman and politician in the Zimbabwean political arena. My husband was the famous politician who stood firmly against President Mugabe¡¯s idea of continuos fight in Democratic Republic of Congo and my husband also stood against seizure of white firms and the distribution of it to the blacks without compensation to the owners. Because of my husband incerity he was killed on the 14th April 2001 by a planned motor accident along Mashonaland in Western Mashona province of Zimbabwe, the planners of the accident are said to be dissidents soldiers occurred suspected to have the backing of the government and president Mugabe. Sir, when this accident occurred my husband did not die on the spot rather he was rushed to Harare hospital by unknown soldiers and my husband managed to sneak a written message to us, explaining his condition concerning the fund he deposited in oversees in my name which amount US$32.5M {Thirty Two Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars} and other vital documents which he kept in care of our family lawyer. This fund was meant for his political campaign for the year 2002 election bid.Regarding the unfortunate incident, he instructed me to leave the country for safety and i relocated to Australia immediately for my safety.He further explained in his letter that the fund is in a reliable and trustworthy bank in oversees who help to keep the fund safely. Be informed that the original documents of deposit are kept intact with our family lawyer and shall be given to you with the particulars of the
bank for confirmation.
Based on the country Law, which bears asylum eeker/refugee like us not to operate a bank account that exceed US$2000 and the fear of money now raising eyebrow here in zimbabwean. I decided to write you with the notion seeking your kind assistance to help me and claim the fund on my behalf from the bank oversees as the beneficiary and help lodge the funds in your nominated bank account for safety purpose. I want to assure you also that this transaction is 100% risk free as no other person knows about this fund apart from our family lawyer and I. Sir, as for your reward towards the assistance i have agreed to give you 30% of the total fund. I planned to invest the rest of the money in your country under your guidance on a lucrative business. If you are willing to help me try as much as possible to reach me with this to enable us proceed in earnest towards concluding all transaction. Please bear in mind that our lives depend on this fund and we do hope that this money will be safe when finally transferred into your account.Meanwhile, i shall come overthere as soon as you receive the fund into your account.
I look for ward to hearing from you soon.

Mrs.Diana smith.

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