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[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Mrs Astu M Hassa <email@example.com>
Subject: Please assist me and my son
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 09:30:33 -0800 (PST) (12:30 EST)
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 favourable reply.
My name is Mrs Astu 36
years,a citizen of Sierra - Leone , wife of late Dr.abdoulaye Hasan,
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 this attacks by the rebels that led to the death of my
husband and three of my children , now I am left with only my last son
who is just 7years only.
I was terrified of the situation
and because of this I escaped with my son from Sierra - Leone to Africa
refugee camp located in Lagos-Nigeria. but brought along the sum of
u.s$12.3 million , in a metallic box and presently in a security
company as family valuables in Europe.
My aim of
contacting you is to seek for your able assistance as a front in
transferring this fund abroad into an account,Please the detials of the
security company will be forwarded to you with every other documents
for your direct communication once i heared from you. then as our
business developer, you can help us to invest wisely in areas you deem
lucrative and finally obtain a residential permit for us to stay
comfortable in your country of abode .
cannot go back to Sierra- Leone because of the situation there and you
know that Nigeria where we are now is politically unstable; we
therefore wish you could help us get out of here before it become
We are prepared to offer you 10% of the total
funds for your able assistance and support and would send you proofs of
the funds as soon as we favourably hear from you.
Finally I implore you to treat this transaction with secrecy and confidentiality for security
us to get the documents that will give you every legal backing to clear
and invest this fund, I Need Your Informetion's
HOME ADDRESS N;0.............................................
AGE AND PROFESSION..........................................
YOUR FULL NAME..............................................
Thanking, you in anticipation and God bless.
Mrs Astu mohanmed Hassan
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
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