This email with the subject "FROM ANTOINE !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 29 Aug 2010 12:55:34 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was ANTOINE DIGONDI <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM ANTOINE DIGONDI. I HOPE THIS MAIL MEETS YOU IN A GOOD CONDITION,I AM CONTACTING YOU BECAUSE I NEED YOUR HELP IN THE MANAGEMENT OF A SUM OF MONEY THAT MY LATE FATHER LEFT FOR ME BEFORE HE DIED.THIS MONEY IS USD 8.000.000.00 EIGHT MILLION AMERICAN DOLLARS AND THE MONEY IS IN A SUSPENSE ACCOUNT WITH A BANK HERE IN ABIDJAN. MY FATHER WAS A VERY RICH COCOA FARMER AND HE WAS POISONED BY HIS BUSINESS COLLEAGUES AND NOW I WANT YOU TO STAND AS MY GUIDIAN AND APPOINTED BENEFICIARY SO THE BANK WILL ACCEPT TO APPROVE THE FUND IN YOUR NAME AND TRANSFER THE FUNDS TO YOUR ACCOUNT.DUE TO THE DEPOSIT AGREEMENT MY LATE FATHER HELD WITH THE BANK,HE TOLD THE BANK THAT HE DEPOSIT THE FUNDS FOR ONWARD TRANSFER INTO ANY OVERSEA ACCOUNT HE OR HIS NEXT OF KIN WILL PROVIDE,SO SINCE I AM ONLY 19 YEARS OLD AND I HAVE BEEN TO THE BANK I WAS TOLD TO LOOK FOR ANY OF MY LATE FATHERS BUSINESS ASSOCIATE OVERSEAS SO THEY CAN TRANSFER THE FUNDS TO HIS OR HER ACCOUNT,BUT SINCE I DON'T HAVE ANY CONTACT OF MY LATE FATHERS PARTNERS THATS WHY I CONTACTED YOU. PRESENTLY NOW MY UNCLES WANT TO TAKE ALL WHAT BELONGS TO MY DAD SO I LEFT OUR HOUSE FOR ANOTHER CITY WHERE THE BANK IS IN THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE COUNTRY,PLEASE I WILL LIKE YOU TO REPLY ME SO THAT I WILL GIVE YOU MORE INFORMATION AND HOW YOU WILL REACH THE BANK AND PRESENT YOUR SELF TO THEM AS MY FATHERS BUSINESS ASSOCIATE,PLEASE I WANT YOU TO GIVE ME INFORMATIONS ABOUT THE SCHOOL IN YOUR COUNTRY BECAUSE AS MY FATHER DIED I STOPPED SCHOOL AND LEFT OUT HOUSE FOR THE CAPITAL CITY DUE TO MY UNCLE ARE HAVING BAD PLANS FOR ME,SO I NEED YOU TO GARRANTY ME THAT YOU WILL ARRANGE FOR ME TO COME OVER TO YOUR COUNTRY TO CONTINUE MY EDUCATION THERE WHILE YOU HELP ME INVEST THE MONEY UNTIL I FINISH MY EDUCATION,I HAVE MADE UP MY MIND THAT I WILL GIVE YOU 20% OF THE TOTAL FUNDS THEN 5% FOR ANY EXPENSE THAT MAY ARAISE DURRING THIS PERIOD LIKE TELEPHONE CALLS AND SO, PLEASE PROVIDE ME WITH ALL YOUR INFORMATIONS SUCH AS: 1 Your full Names and Age 2 Your Home address 3 Your telephone/MOBILE AND Fax Numbers 4 Your Occupation and Position. 5 Your picture and country identity. I AM WAITING FOR YOUR URGENT REPLY THANKS. ANTOINE DIGONDI.