This email with the subject "Dear Sir/Madam" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 06 Aug 2010 23:13:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Prince Roy Martins"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam I am Prince Roy Martins, the youngest surviving Son of Late King David Martins (II) of Republic Du Benin. I hereby solicit for your help over my inheritance and the sum of $9.7M ( Nine Million, Seven Hundred Thousand US Dollars) kept in a Financial Security Company. After the death of my Father few months ago the entire Community want me to abandon my education and take the traditional Kingship of my Late Father and that has to do with so much evil (Idle). And l am only 23 years old and my education is very important to me for now. I sincerely apologize for breaking into your privacy, however I have decided to contact you through this medium due to the urgency to safe guard the money and my traditional valuables in question.Once again, forgive me and please come to my aid. Our Pastor is fully in support of me to travel to your advance Country and invest my inheritance and also continue my Education in your developed Country under your supervision.To fully compensate you, we shall give you 15% of our total funds. Also we shall share at 25% for you and 70 % for us, and 5% for local and international expenses incidental to the transfer. As a good and honest person that will build a good relationship with us. If accepted please get back to me via e-mail: (firstname.lastname@example.org). As soon as I hear from you with your information and on how to receive the money and my valuable consignment box then I will start to do the arrangement here. Thank you once again as I wait to hear from you. Prince Roy Martins (email@example.com)