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Today we have breaking news from the wild world of spam. We have managed to acquire two rare specimens of new-born spam, which we shall dub spamlets.

We applied our cut and paste test on both Google and Bing and were unable to find examples of this email.

We present, then, in its public debut, the work of the alleged Dr. Helmi Mohammed Said.

Subject: I AM STILL WAITING TO HEAR FROM YOU?
From: Dr. Helmi Mohammed
Date Sent: 2/15/2011 12:04:59 PM

Subject: I EXPECTED YOUR MAIL YESTERDAY? PLS RESPOND.
From: Dr. Helmi Mohammed
Date Sent: 2/16/2011 2:08:05 AM

HELLO,

MY NAME IS HELMI MOHAMED SAID AND I  WORKED  AS AN AID WITH THE JUST OUSTED EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT,HOSNI MUBARAK.IN THE PROCESS I HAD HELPED THE MUBARAK’S FAMILY LAUNDERED MILLIONS OF 
DOLLARS OVERSEAS, BEFORE THE PRESIDENT HANDED OVER TO THE 
MILITARY ON SATURDAY THE 12, FEBRUARY, 
2011 AFTER 
18DAYS PROTEST WHICH I PERSONALLY ADVISED HIM AGAINST.

THE MAIN REASON I AM WRITING TO YOU IS BASED ON $18,500,000 
(EIGHTEEN 
MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) 
WHICH I MOVED OVERSEAS, WITHOUT 
ANYBODY TO HELP ME CLAIM AND INVEST IT IN SUCH A WAY THAT NOBODY WILL 
KNOW THAT THE MONEY EVER EXISTED OR EVEN BELONGS TO 
THE MUBARAK FAMILY.

DUE TO MY CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE MUBARAK’S, I ASSISTED THE FAMILY IN
MOVING SOME OF THEIR MONEY TO EUROPE, WHERE THE PRESENT MILITARY GOVERNMENT
WILL NOT HAVE ANY KNOWLEDGE OF ITS EXISTENCE AND THIS AMOUNT IS WHAT WAS
SHARED TO ME IN MY LAST TRANSACTION WITH THE MUBARAK WHEN I HELP MOVED AND
DEPOSITED LARGE SUM IN A BANK IN SWITZERLAND LAST WEEK.

I AM ASKING FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE TO HELP ME PROCEED AND CLAIM THIS FUND WHICH
WAS MOVED AND DEPOSITED IN EUROPE, AND KEEP MY SHARE SAFE FOR ME UNTIL THIS
WHOLE SITUATION CALMS DOWN BECAUSE OUR MOVES RIGHT NOW IS BEING MONITORED SO I
JUST CAN’T DO ANYTHING NOW ON MY OWN AND AS SOON AS YOU CLAIM THE FUND FROM 
WHERE IT IS DEPOSITED I WILL THEN INSTRUCT YOU ON HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH MY
WIFE AND TWO KIDS WHOM I HAVE MOVED OUT OF EGYPT BECAUSE OUR PASSPORT HAS BEEN
SEIZED FOR US NOT TO LEAVE THIS COUNTRY AND OUR MOVEMENTS RIGHT NOW IS BEING
MONITORED WHICH MAKES IT VERY DIFFICULT FOR ME TO GET OUT OF EGYPT NOW,OF
WHICH I WILL GIVE YOU 25% OF THE MONEY FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE.

FURTHER DETAILS OF THIS IMPENDING TRANSACTION WILL BE MADE AS SOON AS YOU SHOW
INTEREST IN ASSISTING ME AND FOR NOW WE SHOULD COMMUNICATE ONLY THROUGH THE
EMAIL MEDIUM BECAUSE OUR CALLS ARE PRESENTLY BEING MONITORED BY THE NEW
MILITARY GOVERNMENT AND WE WILL ONLY USE THE TELEPHONE WHEN IT IS EXTREMELY
NECESSARY.

I WILL LIKE YOU TO PUT IN MIND THAT THIS PROJECT IS 100% LEGAL AND RISK FREE
AND FOR CONFIDENTIAL REASONS I WILL ADVISE YOU REPLY TO MY PRIVATE EMAIL ON:
helmimohammed@mail2Egypt.com FOR A QUICK RESPONSE.

YOURS FAITHFULLY,
HELMI MOHAMED SAID.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE MUBARAK’S SITUATION GO TO THE FOLLOWING LINKS:

http://www.worldnewsco.com/2839/wow-wealth-hosni-mubarak-70-billion-u-s-dollars/

http://www.worldnewsco.com/2937/president-hosni-mubarak-officially-resigns-hussein-tantawi-interim-egyptian-leader/

http://www.worldnewsco.com/2833/barack-obama-hosni-mubarak-resigns/

Our alleged doctor, Dr. Helmi Mohammed Said, cobbled this together in order to take advantage of the recent events in Egypt. He seems to be aware of the old saying, “the early bird gets the worm“.

Subject: I AM STILL WAITING TO HEAR FROM YOU?
From: Dr. Helmi Mohammed
Date Sent: 2/15/2011 12:04:59 PM

Subject: I EXPECTED YOUR MAIL YESTERDAY? PLS RESPOND.
From: Dr. Helmi Mohammed
Date Sent: 2/16/2011 2:08:05 AM

He is not a very patient man. We didn’t respond and just over thirteen hours later he sent the message again, changing only the subject line.

HELLO,

MY NAME IS HELMI MOHAMED SAID AND I  WORKED  AS AN AID WITH THE JUST OUSTED
EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT,HOSNI MUBARAK.IN THE PROCESS I HAD HELPED THE MUBARAK’S
FAMILY LAUNDERED MILLIONS OF DOLLARS OVERSEAS, BEFORE THE PRESIDENT HANDED
OVER TO THE MILITARY ON SATURDAY THE 12, FEBRUARY, 2011 AFTER 18DAYS PROTEST
WHICH I PERSONALLY ADVISED HIM AGAINST.

We tested pieces of his writing through Google and Bing and came away empty-handed. This is an original work as far as we can tell. He follows the classic form of first telling us of his importance.

THE MAIN REASON I AM WRITING TO YOU IS BASED ON $18,500,000 (EIGHTEEN MILLION
FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) WHICH I MOVED OVERSEAS, WITHOUT ANYBODY TO HELP
ME CLAIM AND INVEST IT IN SUCH A WAY THAT NOBODY WILL KNOW THAT THE MONEY EVER
EXISTED OR EVEN BELONGS TO THE MUBARAK FAMILY.

He then extolls his cleverness and the need for secrecy.

DUE TO MY CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE MUBARAK’S, I ASSISTED THE FAMILY IN
MOVING SOME OF THEIR MONEY TO EUROPE, WHERE THE PRESENT MILITARY GOVERNMENT
WILL NOT HAVE ANY KNOWLEDGE OF ITS EXISTENCE AND THIS AMOUNT IS WHAT WAS
SHARED TO ME IN MY LAST TRANSACTION WITH THE MUBARAK WHEN I HELP MOVED AND
DEPOSITED LARGE SUM IN A BANK IN SWITZERLAND LAST WEEK.

He reiterates his importance, the need for secrecy and introduces the hidden threat of the military government. This helps sell the potential urgency.

I AM ASKING FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE TO HELP ME PROCEED AND CLAIM THIS FUND WHICH
WAS MOVED AND DEPOSITED IN EUROPE, AND KEEP MY SHARE SAFE FOR ME UNTIL THIS
WHOLE SITUATION CALMS DOWN BECAUSE OUR MOVES RIGHT NOW IS BEING MONITORED SO I
JUST CAN’T DO ANYTHING NOW ON MY OWN AND AS SOON AS YOU CLAIM THE FUND FROM 
WHERE IT IS DEPOSITED I WILL THEN INSTRUCT YOU ON HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH MY
WIFE AND TWO KIDS WHOM I HAVE MOVED OUT OF EGYPT BECAUSE OUR PASSPORT HAS BEEN
SEIZED FOR US NOT TO LEAVE THIS COUNTRY AND OUR MOVEMENTS RIGHT NOW IS BEING
MONITORED WHICH MAKES IT VERY DIFFICULT FOR ME TO GET OUT OF EGYPT NOW,OF
WHICH I WILL GIVE YOU 25% OF THE MONEY FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE.

He now lets us know why we are important. He is being watched and as an added incentive, he throws his family into jeopardy, counting on us to save them.

FURTHER DETAILS OF THIS IMPENDING TRANSACTION WILL BE MADE AS SOON AS YOU SHOW
INTEREST IN ASSISTING ME AND FOR NOW WE SHOULD COMMUNICATE ONLY THROUGH THE
EMAIL MEDIUM BECAUSE OUR CALLS ARE PRESENTLY BEING MONITORED BY THE NEW
MILITARY GOVERNMENT AND WE WILL ONLY USE THE TELEPHONE WHEN IT IS EXTREMELY
NECESSARY.

We are reminded of the need for secrecy because it’s just too important to rick taking any chances.

I WILL LIKE YOU TO PUT IN MIND THAT THIS PROJECT IS 100% LEGAL AND RISK FREE
AND FOR CONFIDENTIAL REASONS I WILL ADVISE YOU REPLY TO MY PRIVATE EMAIL ON:
helmimohammed@mail2Egypt.com FOR A QUICK RESPONSE.

We are now given the standard 100% legal and risk free guarantee, so that we will feel comfortable helping him in his noble endeavour.

YOURS FAITHFULLY,
HELMI MOHAMED SAID.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE MUBARAK’S SITUATION GO TO THE FOLLOWING LINKS:

http://www.worldnewsco.com/2839/wow-wealth-hosni-mubarak-70-billion-u-s-dollars/

http://www.worldnewsco.com/2937/president-hosni-mubarak-officially-resigns-hussein-tantawi-interim-egyptian-leader/


http://www.worldnewsco.com/2833/barack-obama-hosni-mubarak-resigns/

This one’s so new even the links are still active.

Our writer has studied his craft well. He has all the required elements to make his story appear real.

Yes, aside from the made-up name, all uppercase typing, generic email address, poor grammar, the fact that www.worldnewsco.com appears to be a WordPress blog proxy registered through GoDaddy and his general impatience, we could almost bring ourselves to believe that this was a real request.

Almost.

No, this is a Fraud.

Remember, you heard it heard first at HowToSpotAFraud.com.

We have responded to Dr. Said’s second request and will update you as events transpire, if we hear back that is.

Join us next time for, “More money from Microsoft” here at HowToSpotAFraud.com.

That is all.

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