Johnson Adams’ father managed to get US$18million from diamond trade in
Sierra Leone and transferred the money to South Africa successfully.
After his father died, Johnson is looking for someone in your country
to transfer out this money from South Africa. The prize for helping him
is 25% or US$4.5million – not after he has ripped you of your money.
The fact remains true that Sierra Leone has rich diamond mining field such as the one at Koidu.
And over the years of civil war, every occupying arm has taken their
share of the loot. However, no walking moron who is sane to walk the
street and send you an email will give you 25% of his loot by asking
for a non-sensical transfer of money out of South Africa.
In most money transfer scams, the scammers would cite real war stories where a large sum of money was siphoned and into their hands. The selling point is the money, so that anyone greedy will be blinded by the big numbers.
Even treasure hunting requires you to do some navigation and digging – and you will not be the only one interested.
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From: “johnson adams” [email@example.com]
Subject: ATTN : SIR/ MA:
Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2006 17:21:23 +0200
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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA.
ATTN : SIR/ MA.
I KNOW YOU WILL BE SURPRISED TO RECIEVE THIS PROPOSAL. I GOT YOUR CONTACT THROUGH YOUR COUNTRY’S TRADE JOURNAL HERE IN SOUTH AFRICA WHEN I WAS MAKING AN INQUIRY FOR MY INVESTMENT IN YOUR COUNTRY ALTHOUGH I DID NOT DISCLOSE MY BUSINESS INTENTIONS TO THEM, RATHER I DECIDE TO CONTACT YOU DIRECTLY.
FIRST, I MUST INTRODUCE MY SELF. I AM MR. JOHNSON ADAMS, OF THE DIAMOND RICH DISTRICT OF SIERRA LEONE, DURING THE WAR BETWEEN OUR FORCES LED BY THE EX-HEAD OF STATE, MAJOR JOHNNY KOROMA AND THE WEST AFRICAN ALLIED FORCES ECOMOG, MY COUNTRY RELIED HEAVELY ON THE FOREIGN EARNING GENERATED FROM DIAMOND TRADE. THIS MONEY WAS PERSONALY KEPT BY THE THEN PRESIDENT, MAJOR JOHNNY KOROMA, SINCE OUR BANKING SYSTEM HAD COLLAPESED DURING THE WAR.
HOWEVER, AS THE WAR PROGRESSED, IT BECAME APPARENT THAT WE WERE GOING TO LOSE THE WAR TO THE SUPERIOR AND BETTER ARMED WEST AFRICAN ALLIED FORCES (ECOMOG). AT THIS POINT THE KEY OFFICERS OF THE ADMINISTRATION STARTED MAKING FRANTIC EFFORTS ON HOW TO LEAVE SIERRA LEONE SAFELY, THERE BY SHARING THE PROCEEDS/MONEY FROM THIS DIAMOND TRADE. MY FATHER WAS ONE OF THE OFFICERS WHO SUCCEEDED IN GETTING THE SUM OF US$18 MILLION (EIGTHEEN MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS).
WE MADE ARRANGEMENT AND TRANSFERRED THE MONEY THROUGH DIPLOMATIC MEANS TO SOUTH AFRICA WHERE I AM PRESENTLY LIVING AS ASYLUM. UNFORTUNATELY, MY FATHER DIED OF HEART ATTACK AFTER A FEW MONTHS OF EXILE IN SOUTH AFRICA, AND AUTOMATICALLY, I CAME IN POSSESSION OF THE SAID AMOUNT THE ONLY SURVIVING SON. UPON OUR ARRIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA, WE DEPOSITED THE MONEY WITH A SECURITY AND FINANCE COMPANY PENDING WHEN WE WILL SEE A TRUSTWORTHY PERSON THAT WILL ASSIST US TO TRANSFER THIS MONEY TO HIS ACCOUNT OUTSIDE SOUTH AFRICA , AS THE STRICT MONETARY LAWS HERE DO NOT ALLOW ASYLUM SEEKER CERTAIN FINANCIAL RIGHTS. I SHALL BE GRATEFUL IF YOU ASSIST ME TO ACCOMPLISH THIS TRANSACTION AND HOPING TOO THAT YOU WILL REMAIN TRUSTWORTHY.
FOR YOUR EFFORTS AND ASSISTANCE, I AM PREPARED TO GIVE YOU 25% (US$ 4,500,000.00) OF THE TOTAL SUM WHILE 5% US$ 900,000.00) WILL BE SET ASIDE FOR ALL THE EXPENSES INCURRED DURING THE COURSE OF THIS TRANSACTION .THE REST 70%, (US$12,600,000.00) WILL BE FOR MY FAMILY INVESTMENT IN YOUR COUNTRY. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TRANSACTION IS 100% RISK FREE AS SUCH THE ONLY THING I ASK FROM YOU IS TOTAL ASSISTANCE TO TRANSFER THIS MONEY, COMPLETE TRUST AND ASSURANCE THAT MY OWN PART OF THE MONEY WILL BE SAFE WHEN TRANSFERREED TO YOUR ACCOUNT. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ASSISTING ME, PLEASE KINDLY GET BACK TO ME.