New Nigerian Scam: Martin Hems

Do you know that there’s a new kind of Nigerian scam running around right now? If you have received an email from Martin Hems, you’d better read this!

New Nigerian Scam: Martin Hems

Received a strange email yesterday (content down below) and after reading it couple of times, I can only draw one disturbing conclusion; that it is some kind of a new Nigerian scam (also known as advance-fee fraud/419 fraud)!

Beware folks! Those scammers are at it again!


My name is Martin Hems, I am an American soldier, I am serving in the military with the 1st Armored Division in Iraq , as you know we are being attacked by insurgents everyday and car bombs.We managed to move part of funds belonging to Saddam Hussein's family in 2003.

The total amount is US$7 Million dollars in cash, mostly 100 dollar bills,this money has been kept somewhere outside Baghdad for some time but with the proposed troop in increase by president Barrack Obama, to end the suicide bombing and make peace with Iraq militant and terrorist ,we are afraid that the money may be discovered hence we want to move this money to you for safekeeping pending the completion of our assignment here.


We are ready to compensate you with good percentage of the funds, No strings attached, Iraq is a war zone, we plan on using diplomatic means to ship the money out as military cargo to your home, under diplomatic immunity cover.

I am contacting you in confidence, all arrangement for the successful delivery has been put in place, all we need from you is to receive the cargo from the diplomat, If you are interested I will send you the full details, my job is to find a good partner that we can trust and that will assist us. Can I trust you? When you receive this letter, kindly send me an e-mail:

signifying your interest.


Sgt. Martin Hems,
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