A Scam Email with the Subject "I AM SEEKING FOR YOUR HELP" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 16 Jul 2008 23:55:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Daniel Johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest one As you go through the dept of this email designed to inform you of my desire to go into business relationship with you which will in turn be of a great mutual benefit to both of us although I selected your email address among others because of it's esteeming nature while surfing the internet.I sat my apology intruding into your privacy.My name is Daniel Johnson I am 20 years old,university undergraduate from Cote D Ivorie .I am deaf caused by medical injection that affected my ear drum but i hear little with sign. My father was a highly reputable business magnate who operated in the capital of united kindom during his days,before he was poisoned to death by his jealousy relatives and brother while on a home family meeting. My mother died when I was just 6 years old,and since then my father took me so special. However, before my father gave up to the ghost on the 30th June 2004 in a private hospital here in london, He secretly called me on his bedside and told me that he has a sum of $7million( Seven Million Us dollars) deposited in one of the security company here in Cote D Ivorie , that he used my name as his only Daughter for the next of kin in depositing of the fund. This fund was to be sent to his foriegn business partner in Overseas for investment purposes before his sudden death . He also made me to understand that his brother's conspired and kill him to inherit his wealth and he instructed me to look for a foreigner who will help me transfer this fund and invest it wisely abroad and to prove it all, six month after my Father's death his brother sold all his properties including our family house. It is the fear of betrayal from anyone around me here that confirms my decision to contact a neutral individual like you, and I want you to educate me on investment potential in your country since I would like to invest and continue my education there. I am appealing to you to assist me transfer this fund to your account overseas so that i can move over there FOR MY LIFE and continue with my education there and also help me to invest the money wisely.i will give you the contact of the security company immediately i hear from you and shall send all the documents regarding to the deposit for you conviction. In regards to this,your suggestions and ideas will be highly regarded. Now permit me to ask these few questions:- 1. Can you honestly help me as your partner? 2. Can I completely trust you that you can not betray me? 3.What percentage of the total amount in question will be good for you after the money is in your control while i come over and finalize my education? Please,Consider this and get back to me as soon as possible Immedaitely i confirmed you willingness then i will send to you my picture.And i will need your own pictures as well. Thanks. Yours Sincerely Daniel Johnson