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Here is one I received today..........I seem to get them on a weekly

----- Original Message -----
From: munirat abacha <munirat_abacha1(--nospam--at)>
To: <mjleng(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 4:25 AM

> Dear sir,
> I am Mrs. Munirat Abacha, the wife of Mohammed Abacha,
> son of the Late head of state of Federal Republic of
> Nigeria - General Sani Abacha.I am contacting you in
> view of the fact that we will be of great assistance
> to each other like wise developing a cordial relationship.
> My husband along with his late father and top
> officials of their past administration has been
> accused of looting several Billion United States
> Dollars from the Nigeria Government. The current
> attitude of the present government towards my family
> has indeed made life quite unbearable for us.
> Fortunately, Mohammed my Husband has six million and
> eight hundred thousand United States Dollars(US$6.8 million)
> cash, which he intended to use for investment purposes
> overseas. This money is kept in private erected
> security safe in my village. It is only my husband and
> myself that know where the money is kept.
> Due to the current situation in the country concerning
> government's vendettas towards my family, we seek your
> assistance to transfer this money out of Nigeria for
> the purpose of investment as intended by my husband.
> My family is currently being probed by this present
> government for alleged involvement in misappropriation
> of public funds during my father-in-law's regime.
> Towards this effect, an embargo restricting my family
> members from traveling or carrying out financial
> transactions without their express permission is in
> force. Right now, my husband (Mohammed) is under
> arrest and is being detained in connection to the
> above and other activities of his late father.
> However, I have an arrangement on how to freight this
> money to you after receiving some assurances from you.
> The money personally belongs to my husband and he
> intends that it still be used for investment. No
> record ever existed concerning this money, neither is
> the money traceable by the government because there is
> no documentation concerning the funds in the Federal
> Treasury. The freighting company to be used has now been introducedto me.
> Bearing in mind that your assistance is needed to
> transfer this fund, we propose a commission of 10%(Ten
> Percent) of the total sum to you for the expected
> services and assistance. While 5% is mapped out for miscellaneousexpenses.
> On your positive consent, I shall expect you to
> contact me urgently to enable us discuss about
> this.Your urgent response is highly needed. I must use
> this opportunity to implore you to exercise utmost
> indulgence to keep this matter extraordinarily
> confidential, while I await your prompt response. Best regards,
> --
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