Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Frank Taylor <>

This email with the subject "PROPOSITION;REPLY BACK." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 14 Apr 2009 10:28:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Frank Taylor <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear friend,
It is my honour to request your assistance on this bussiness proposition which if pursued to its conclusion will be of immense benefit to both of us.This request may seem strange but I hope you will give it attention and respond to me as soon as possible. I feel quite safe and satisfy dealing with you in this Mutual Beneficial transaction.Though, this medium (Internet) has been greatly abused, I choose to reach you through it because it Still remains the fastest, surest and most secured medium of communication.However, this correspondence is purely private, and it should be treated as such. l also guarantee you that this deal is hitch free from all what you may think of and i encourage you to read it to the end so that you Can understand it very well.
I am Frank Taylor, from Liberia the son of the exiled former President, Charles Taylor,my father was the president of my country before he was forced into exile some years ago. You may have  read or heard so many stories about him and his  political history as wrongfully aired by his assailants who overthrew his government.
Also there was a grand conspiracy to systematically destroy all that is owned by my father, that is why I am seeking your immediate assistance.On Friday Jan 9, 2009, my elder brother was sentenced to jail for 97years in a very controversial court ruling in the United States. See details on:
My mother and myself tried and eventually succeeded in securing some of these assets, which include a mansion and some physical cash. We left Liberia with the total amount of Five million seven hundred and fifty thousand United States Dollars [ $5,750.000.00 ] which we deposited; sealed in a DIPLOMATIC VAULT as valued diplomatic documents belonging to our foreign affiliates.
After depositing the money, we were left with no other option than to SEEK SAFETY in another country which i will disclose to you later.The problem now is that we are looking for a trustworthy partner in a stable economy who can help us move the money out of the Security company.In that case, I want to know if you can help me transfer the funds into your account in your country or elsewhere since time is not on my side.
I will offer you 20% of the total sum, five percent will be set aside for any expenses if any that might be incurred by both parties during the transaction, while the remaining 75% will be used for investment. Also you will be entitled to 10% payment from annual turnover in whatever business undertaking you advice us to go into.
However, this arrangement will only hold for a period of ten consecutive years.I expect your immediate response so that we can conclude this transaction in the very shortest time, i wish you also keep this bussiness highly confidential and secret.As soon as i get your response, i will give more details on how to proceed for the funds claim.

Please indicate your genuine willingness and your urgent response via this email account; [ ]

Yours Sincerely,
Frank Taylor