A Scam Email with the Subject "Dear, Respectful One," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 17 Jul 2008 06:54:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "helen buntu" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear, Respectful One, GREETINGS, Permit me to inform you of my desire of going into business relationship with you. I got your contact from the International web site directory. I prayed over it and selected your name among other names due to it's esteeming nature and the recommendations given to me as a reputable and trust worthy person I can do business with and by their recommendations I must not hesitate to confide in you for this simple and sincere business. I am Helen buntu, the only Daughter of late Mr and Mrs Edward Buntu, My father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant in Abidjan,the economic capital of Ivory Coast before he was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their outing to discus on a business deal. When my mother died on the 21st October 1994, my father took me and my younger brother samuel very special because we are motherless. Before the death of my father in a private hospital here in Abidjan, He secretly called me on his bedside and told me that he had a sum of $6,800.000( SIX Million EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND), Dollars) left in a suspense account in a Bank here in Abidjan, that he used my name as his first Daughter for the next of kin in deposit of the fund. He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth and some huge amount of money That his business associates supposed to balance him from the deal they had that he was poisoned by his business associates, that I should seek for a God fearing foreign partner in a country of my choice where I will transfer this money and use it for investment purposes, (such as real estate Or Hotel management). we are honourably seeking your assistance in the following ways. 1) To provide a Bank account where this money would be transferred to. 2) To serve as the guardian of this Money since I am a girl of 22 years old. 3)Your private phone and fax number's and your family backgruond,so that we can know each order more. Moreover we are willing to offer you 10% of the total sum as compensation for effort input after the successful transfer of this fund to your designated account overseas,while 5% will be map out as any expensis that is made during the transaction. please contact us immediately in my private mailbox.The box is(email@example.com) Anticipating to hear from you soon. Thanks and God Bless. Best regards. HELEN BUNTU.