Mariam Abacha says: "Almighty Allah in His infinite mercy will continue to bless and provide for you"
Hello, I am Miss Young. The name "Mariam Abacha" has been used by scammers for many years. I received these letters from a friend. Go to the homepage to see more stories.

From: mariam abacha <>
Date: Jul 25, 2006
Subject: Assalam Alaikum'''

Assalam Alaikum.
My name is Mrs. Mariam Abacha, wife of the Late Nigerian Head of State, General Sani Abacha, who died on the 8th of June 1998.
Permit me to use this opportunity to discuss a business that will be of mutual benefits to us. I currently have the sum of Sixty-Five Million United States Dollars (US$65,000,000:00) cash in vaults under the care of a Security Company out side Nigeria and I have in my possession, the Personal Identification Numbers (PIN) Code for the claims and my attorney has finalized arrangement with a Bank to receive the funds and make a Bank to Bank transfer to your account if you are willing to work with me.
My reasons of introducing you into the business is because of my family's problems with the Nigerian Government. It will interest you to know that the Nigerian Government, under the leadership of my late husband's enemy, a christian and political prisoner Obasanjo, has insisted on probing my Family's financial resources and has recently seized all the known family's funds both home and abroad with the assistance of Credite Suisse Bank (Switzerland) and I will not like them to know or trace this particular funds, hence my proposal to you.
You can read more about the frozen money by visiting the below
However, they cannot trace these funds because it was lodged in a security company and not a bank and to be on a safer side, I am compelled to diversify this inheritance into investments of value on real estate as an anonymous investor in Dubai under your supervision, if only you will comply with me.
If you are interested in assisting me, please send me a mail so we can conclude on the modalities. I am offering you 30% of the total amount for your kind assistance and cooperation. Please reply back with all your full names, contact particulars such as your address, telephone and fax numbers so that my attorney will get in touch with you and process some necessary certificates that will position you as the new beneficiary of the funds so that you can have full access to the money.
Kindly, treat as confidential and urgent. Attached are the picture of the money before depositing to the security company, Deposit certificate, my personal picture and my husband's picture on Nigerian Army uniform for your perusal and confirmation.
Thanking you in advance for your anticipated understanding and expected cooperation. Please my dear brother, help me to start a new life and Almighty Allah in His infinite mercy will continue to bless and provide for you and your family.
Have a pleasant day and remain blessed. Expecting to hear from you soon.
Best regards,
Hajiah Mariam Sanni Abacha.
[This picture has been used in many scams. F.ex. the James Smith story.]

Certificate of Deposit

Personal Pic



From: sanusi bayero <>
Date: Aug 2, 2006

From: Sanusi Bayero Chambers,
Lagos - Nigeria.
Tel: 234 - 1 - 4751229.
Prior to the contents of your email messages to this office while I was out of the country which was dated, 31st July, 1st August and 2nd August, 2006 respectively. I write to inform you that I just came back from my trip to Cotonou this afternoon and the Diplomat and the representative of the security company will be leaving to Dubai this evening for delivery.
Everything has been perfected here and they will be leaving this evening to arrive Dubai tomorrow. However, I have taken my time to read your mails and hereby write to inform you that you have to give them the required amount ($13, 200.00), as that will be used to clear the consignments at Dubai airport. I don't know why you are bringing this issue again. I explained everything to you in details before I left for the transfer of ownership in your name. I paid $25, 000.00 to them this morning for the new certificate and courier charges, while you will handle the clearing charges of the funds in your place. They cannot take posession of the funds without clearing it at the airport. The money is real and generally accepted. You can count on me. If it is not real, I wouldn't have invested so much in the transaction.
Attached is the new certificate in your name for your perusal and confirmation. As you can see, we have achieved 99% of the transaction and the remaining is for them to deliver the consignments to you tomorrow. Please, I implore that you handle or continue this final stage of the transaction with the same spirit. The name of the Diplomat is Mr. James Peter and the name of the representative of the security company that accompanied him is Mr. Edward William. The 2 of them will be calling you tomorrow upon their arrival. I gave them your contact number so that they can communicate with you once they get to Dubai.
Note that the Diplomat is not aware of the contents and I advise you keep it away from him and don't make him to suspect that the content is money, because we paid him as family treasures. Though, the representative knows the contents and have the PIN CODEs for the consignments. In fact, you can ask the representative of the security company to stay with you while the diplomat will go and clear the consignments from the airport and deliver to you, if you are not comfortable with the upfront payment, but I can assure you that everything is intact and there will not foul play at all.
Please, download the attachement and view the new certificate. Kindly call me after going through this mail for oral discussion. Madam is very happy for the way things are going.
Anxiously expecting your telephone call now.
Yours faithfully,
Barrister Sanusi Bayero (S.A.N.)
For: Bayero Chambers.
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From: sanusi bayero <>
Date: Aug 3, 2006
Subject: Please, try and call them again and get back to me!!!

From: Sanusi Bayero Chambers,
Lagos - Nigeria.
Tel: 234 - 1 - 4751229.
In confirmation of your email message of this afternoon in which you stated that you tried my lines, but could not get through. I forgot to inform you that I will be going to the High Court and that was why my set was switched off.
However, I have noted your efforts, but still request that you continue to call the Diplomats and make sure you fix an appointment with them for tomorrow. You don't need to wait for them to call you. I suggest you call them again and finalize everything regarding the completion of the transaction by tomorrow. Remember, we have limited time and must hasten up in whatever you are doing.
Meanwhile, I will also like to use this opportunity to correct the wrong impression you are having over the reality of the transaction and to plead that you know how you use your words. The fact that we are in this transaction does not warrant or give you the impetus to insult or use bad words on my personality. As you rightly said, we have not met each other, but I have lots of respect for you not minding if you are my senior or not, because that is the way I was trained, but will not tolerate or accomodate insults. With due respect sir, I implore that we come together and work like a team as that is the only way we can achieve this aim together.
I also got a message from the security company's office here in Cotonou that their representative in Dubai told them that you are not serious in receiving the funds. He requested that we caution you to avoid having problem with the Diplomat as that will result to terminating the transaction without further notice. He said you are asking the diplomat too many questions which he is not in the position to answer because he don't know anything about the transaction. As you are aware, am not there and I don't know the exact thing you asked them, but we plead that you try as much as possible to cooperate with them to avoid complicating issues, thereby creating problems for us.
Everything has been perfected and what you are required to do right now is to call and book appointment with them for tomorrow and give them the money for the clearing of the consignments at the airport. The security company's representative has the PIN CODES and you can open the consignments in his presence to confirm the money before he leave.
For the interest of the business, I hereby attach my CALL TO BAR CERTIFICATE for your view and confirmation. Note that you don't have any legal right whatsoever to demand or request for my identity or certificate, as I don't have anything with you, but I took the bold step to butress my assurance over the reality of the funds. Please, let us help this woman and at the same time help ourselves. Please, let's be serious. This is a transaction you stand to gain $19.5M.
In conclusion, I implore that you call them again and call me on 234 80 35668629 so that we can put heads together for immediate completion of the transaction.
Anticipating to hear from you soon.
Yours faithfully,
Barrister Sanusi Bayero (S.A.N.)
For: Bayero Chambers.

A lieutenant from the Dubai police informed me that the scammer behind this scam was arrested in Dubai.

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