This email with the subject "My Dear Greetings to you," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 23 Aug 2010 07:37:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Rose Aruna" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
My Dear Greetings to you,
I know you will be surprise to receive my mail since we have neither seen nor met before. Well, let me start by first introducing myself to you. My name is Rose 20 yrs old, the only daugther to Late Mr George Aruna. who was a famous cocoa merchant based here in Abidjan, the Economic capital of Ivory Coast ( Cote D'ivoire). My father was assassinated on his way to his office and ever since the sudden death of my beloved father I have been leaving in terrible fear, couple with the political crisis here in my country. I am planing to travel out of the country, that is why I have decided to contact you to help me contact the bank for the transfer of the money my father deposited the sum of $6.5 million US dollar in a bank here before his sudden death. I will give you more informations as soon as you guarranttee me that you will treat me honestly during the investment of this money in your country.
Dear, as you can see this money is my hope of survival and I am entrusting this money on you with faith and believe that you will treat me in good faith during my stay in your country.
I will like you to also assure me that you will honestly manage this money for me in the business which the money will be invested into, as soon as you give me this guranttee I will then give you all the neccessary details concerning this money which will enable you contact the bank on my behalf. I shall send you the document the bank issue to my late father when he made the deposit in the bank and my picture for you to see me and I will also like you to send me your picture for more trust and confidence.
I am willing to offer you 20% percent out of the total Fund, as a mode of compensation after the transfer, for your time and effort.
Thanks and God bless you for your kindness to assist an orphan like me. Please your urgent reply is needed.
Miss Rose Aruna.