This email with the subject "Dear Love One," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 23 Jun 2008 10:36:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "w_morris004 Gazeta.pl" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Love One,
without any doubt i know that this mail may come to you as a surprise but it is borne out of genuine needfor urgent assistance.
I am Morris Williams the only son of former finance director of sierra Leone gold and diamond corporation Mr John Williams who was assassinated by the rebel forces loyal to corporal Forday Sankoh during the peak of the civil war in our country Sierra Leone.
Before my father died,he gave my mother a deposit slip and certificate for a secret deposit for the sum of usd16,500,000(sixteen million five hundred thousand united states dollars) he made with a bank here in abidjan,cote d'ivoire in a trust account. my mother who later died of hypertension six months after the death of my father, on her sick bed she handed me the documents which the bank issue to my late father on the day he deposited the money and advise me to look for a trusted and reliable foreigner who will help us to transfer the money to abroad after which i and my younger sister Monica (19years) will join the person for theinvestment of the money in good business and for me and my younger sister to continue our education. This was the intention of my father before he died.
I have presented the documents to the bank and they are waiting for the foreign banking details where the money will be transferred to. This is also in line with the agreement my late father entered with the bank at the time of deposit that the money will be transferred to the account of the beneficiary whose name he did not disclose to the bank.
you are required to provide an account where this fund will be transferred .you will have 10% of the total money. You will stand as our guardian and the beneficiary of the fund in line with what my late father told the bank at the time of deposit.
Please do not expose this transaction as there are a lot of bad things happening in the world now. We trust and hope that you will not seize the money when it is transferred to your account before we join you in your country.
God will bless you for assisting us.
Morris and Monica