The "Col. Dasuki Sambo" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

The Col. Dasuki Sambo Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

The fake "Col. Dasuki Sambo" email below is a scam. Recipients are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it. The fake email is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information. An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum.

A "Col. Dasuki Sambo" Advance-Fee Scam


Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:42 AM

Subject: Investment and partnership deal.




I make this appeal with the hope that I can trust you to assist me secure my funds in an offshore account in Europe. The content of this mail are expressed in confidence and solely for your personal consideration. Where this does not conform with your interest, please indicate in your reply so that I will seek for the interest of someone else.

I am Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), former national security adviser. I am using this medium to request for your assistance in transferring ownership of the sum of $28.8m presently invested in an offshore bank in Europe. The fund is proceed from over inflated military contract awarded during my time as the national security adviser.

Your assistance is needed to transfer ownership of this fund to you for mutual business investment in your country before the funds will be discovered by the government. Thus far, the Nigerian government has not traced this account and it will remain so to the extent that this proposal remains confidential between us. I am offering you 20% of the total sum for your assistance, 80% will be mine. I assure you that this transaction is risk-free. More details will be availed to you upon your reply with required information and affirmation of your interest. As a former government official already facing financial trial against the government, I can not afford more scandals. You are also advised to act swiftly on this matter. If my proposal is accepted, then fill out the below with your details in your next reply.

Full names:

Home address:

Mobile phone number:



Marital status:

My lawyer will contact you upon your reply with requested details to prepare the necessary document that will give you access to the fund. I await your reply. Please send your reply to my confidential email address

Yours sincerely,

Col. Dasuki Sambo,

Nig. Army, Retired.

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The "Col. Dasuki Sambo" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers