A Scam Email with the Subject "From: Mercia Akume" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:32:04 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Mercia Akume <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From:Mercia Akume Abidjan,Ivory Coast West Africa My Dear, Permit me to inform you of my desire of going into business relationship with you. I got your contact and I prayed over it and selected your name among other names due to its esteeming nature and the recommendations given to me as a reputable and trust worthy person that I can confide on and by the this recommendation I must not hesitate to confide in you for this legal, truethful and Godly relationship . I am Mercia Akume from Sierra Leone the only daughter of late Mr and Mrs Akume. My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant , my father was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their outings on a business trip . My mother died when I was a baby and since then my father took me so special. Before the death of my father in a private hospital here he secretly called me on his bed side and told me that he has the sum of Five million five hundred thousand United State Dollars. US($5.500,000), left in fixed / suspense account in one of the international bank in Africa,he used my name as his only daughter for the next of Kin in depositing of the fund. My late father Instructed me to seek for a foreign partner in a country of my choice where I will transfer this money and use it for investment purpose such as real estate management or hotel management . Sir, I am honourably seeking for your assistance in the following ways: (1) To provide a bank account in which this money would be transferred to . (2) To serve as my guardian and of this fund since I am not capable to handle it. (3) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country to further my education. Note: I am willing to offer you 15% of the total sum as compensation for your effort/ input after the successful transfer of this fund to your nominated bank account. please make sure that you write me very fast, it is urgent. Anticipating to hear from you soon. Thanks and God bless. Best regards, Mercia Akume