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Fake "Col. Hussein Harmush Investment" Emails Being Sent by Scammers

Online users who have received fake "Col. Hussein Harmush Investment" emails like the one below should delete the email messages and not follow the instructions in them. This is because the email messages are an advance-fee scam. This 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.

Fake Col. Hussein Harmush Investment  Emails Being Sent by Scammers
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A Fake "Col. Hussein Harmush Investment" Email

From: Col.Hussein Harmush <colonel.hussein78@earthlink.net>

Sent: Thursday, March 7, 2019 1:04 AM

To: Recipients

Subject: DEAR Friend

DEAR friend

I am Col.Hussein Harmush,An Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum in Canberra city of Australia.I got your contact from Syrian - American Army officer who was injured in the ongoing Syrian war but died last week while receiving medical treatment. I want to seek your assistance and guidance on my investment plan in your country,Get back to me if you could help.

Best Reagrds,

Col.Hussein Harmush.

Reaching you from Canberra Australia

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Fake "Col. Hussein Harmush Investment" Emails Being Sent by Scammers