Hello, I am Miss Young. I received the following email. It is a socalled
"Advance Fee Fraud" letter, where I am promised millions for
my assistance. These stories are all lies, and if I respond, sooner
or later I will be asked to pay a fee. If I pay, another fee will quickly
come up, and it will continue that way until I give up or run out of
money. I will never see the millions, because they never existed.
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Sent: Friday, August 25, 2006
From: Mrs. Nazek Audi Hariri.
Greetings to you, with warm heart I offer my friendship, and greetings, and I
hope this fax meets you in good time. However strange or surprising this
contact might seem to you as we have not met personally or had any dealings
in the past, I humbly ask that you take due consideration of its importance
and the immense benefit it will be to you. After careful consideration with
my children, we resolved to contact you for your most needed assistance in
this manner. I duly apologize for infringing on your privacy, if this contact
is not acceptable to you, as I make this proposal to you as a person of
integrity. First and foremost I wish to introduce myself properly to you. My
name is Mrs. Nazek Audi Hariri, mother of five, my husband Mr. Rafik Baha
al-din Hariri a very successful businessman and proficient politician in
Lebanon. Though I was involved in some of my husband's business, which was
very vast and successful. My beloved husband was among those killed in the
massive explosion that rocked central Beirut's fashionable seafront district,
on his way back from Lebanon parliament on 14th February. 2005
When my husband died, I was contacted as next of kin by a private security
firm in Europe to come forth to claim the consignment with the Certificate of
Deposit and claim a safety deposit my husband has in their Vault in his name.
I discovered a Certificate of Deposit for the safety deposit with this
private security firm, and other documents relating to the safety deposit in
a book. The safety deposit, which is a trunk, is stocked with hard currency
(US Dollars) totaling $12,000,000 (Twelve Million US Dollar), which was
generated from cash payments from his business associates. Though I knew my
late husband was a politician and the money was reserved for May election
This came as a shock to me and my children, and we have decided to have this
fund invested immediately in commercial and residential properties in abroad
as well as profitable ventures, now that the US Govt. has ordered Syria Govt.
to leave and not to intervene in any Lebanon affair and we don’t know what is
going to happen, hence we sincerely propose to you to render us your most
needed assistance in this regard. If you agree to render us your assistance,
your role in this project will be to act on my behalf as a trustee to receive
the safety deposit containing the funds from the Security firm. Though I
believe this transaction should be based on mutuality, a family associate,
who is a diplomat, will protect my family’s interest, and I have informed him
that I am locating one of my husband’s business associates (you) to handle the
funds and pending till the crisis in Lebanon will die down, the part of
service the diplomat is required to render is to assist you in claiming the
consignments from the terminal of the security company and to set up a
transit domiciliary account in your name in one of the prime bank he has
contacts to carry out the exercise.
The purpose of the account is to enable you deposit the funds for further
transfer into your nominated bank. For your reliable assistance, we are
offering you 20 % of the funds. I thank you in advance as we anticipate your
assistance in enabling us achieve this goal.Please feel free to contact my
Husband's friend who will be representing us,He will be working with you for
a mutual conclusion of the process and I look forward to a long lasting
business relationship with you. As you may understand, due to my husband
sensitive position before his death in the present government, it is not safe
to communicate with me by telephone therefore all your correspondence should
be forwarded to my Husband's Trusted friend who reside in London-UK Name: Mr.
John Smith,Tel: + 4477 9600 1746.Fax:+ 4487 1715 0648.Alternatively send an
email to email@example.com.I will like us to keep it this way, for the safety
of this transaction whether or not you are interested in assisting us. This
will enable us make alternative plans, in the event of non-interest on your
With warm regards,
MRS. NAZEK AUDI HARIRI.
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