This email with the subject "From Mrs Melinda Burns." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Sep 2010 02:55:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Melinda Burns <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Beloved, I am Mrs Melinda Burns, I saw your contact and i am much interested in you and i will like you to write with your private email address as i have very important thing to talk with you for our both benefit and betterment. I am married to MR ROBERT BURNS who worked with SOUTH AFRICA EMBASSY in IVORY COAST for nine years before he died. We were married for fifteen years without a child. he died after a brief illness that lasted for only four days. Before his death we were living together in good harmony. When my late husband was alive he deposited the sum of .5 Million (FOUR MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) in the BANK here in IVORY COAST. I can not handle the transaction due to i am very sick and the doctors advise that i need to have enough rest. I am sending you this message from the hospital where i am admitted. As soon as I receive your reply I shall get back to you with the detail. I am going to give you 20% of the total sum. Waiting for your urgent reply, MRS MELINDA BURNS.