Where do i report the Sani ABACHA spam scam?
First of all, why would this list be generating spam? Isn't there any
control of where the e-mail comes from? I mean doesn't it have to come
from a subscriber of the list, at least?
And does anyone remember which law enforcement office to send these to?
I used to have that address, but i've forgotten. I can't even remember if
it was the fbi or ...?
Does anybody really fall for these?
On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, DR.MRS MIRIAM ABACHA wrote:
> Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 03:39:13 +0100
> From: DR.MRS MIRIAM ABACHA <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Reply-To: DR.MRS MIRIAM ABACHA <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Resent-Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 18:48:06 -0800
> Resent-From: email@example.com
> FROM: MRS. MARIAM ABACHA
> C/O SHEWU ABACHA
> LAGOS -
> 19TH FEB,2002
> Fax: 234-1-759-0900
> E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
> I am Mrs. Mariam Abacha, the widow of late Gen. Sani Abacha.
> Former Nigeria military head of state who died mysteriouly as a
> result of cardiac arrest. Since after my husband`s death. my
> family has been going through immense harassment including
> undue police restriction and molestation .
> The family account with the bank here and abroad have been
> frozen by the government for reasons that are rather
> vindicative. Our plight ever made worse by the confiscation/
> seizure of our family landed properties and investment in
> One of the witch-hunting search light of the government beamed
> on our account a Swiss bank which had a sum of US$ 700 Million
> in it and another US$ 450Million. Threats of freezing and clamp
> on the account have been too much.
> It is for this reason that I have decided to move the sum of
> US$ 60 Million in defaced form packed carefully in sealed metal
> boxes for reason of security.I humbly appeal to you on behalf
> of the entire family members to save us from starvation,
> poverty and strangulation by assisting us move the money into
> your country where it shall be safe, since I cannot leave
> Nigeria now due to the movement restriction place on us.
> You can reach us through our fax number above. Our Lawyer shall
> arrange a face to face meeting outside Nigeria for effective
> and logical movement of the money. You can equally get in touch
> with my younger son, Shewu Abacha (Mr) on his cellular phone
> number: 234-1-470-9814 or his e-mail address:
> We will disclose to you the country the security company is located
> in west africa as soon as you show interest. My son shall give you
> details of this confidentially as soon as you get in touch. For the
> anticipated co- pperation, we have set 20% of the money for you while 75%
> shall be held on trust until we decide on a joint venture business to do
> with the money as soon as we regain freedom, while 5% shall
> be mapped out for any incidental expenses that may arise. Treat
> with confident and do reply to save us from the stifling grip
> of the merciless government.
> Best regards,
> Hajia Marian Abacha (Mrs
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