A Scam Email with the Subject "From: Mrs. Sarah Welsh" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 31 Aug 2008 21:58:03 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mrs Sarah Welsh Jim ." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend I am Mrs. Sarah Welsh, an English woman who is suffering from cancerous ailment. I am married to Sir Jim Welsh who also is an Englishman though dead now. My husband worked with the Nigeria Railways for over two decade before the cold hand of death took him away on the 23rd of July 2003 at about 2:00AM. our marriage lasted for over a decade without any fruit of the Womb. My husband died after a protracted illness we made a vow to uplift the down-trodden and the less-privileged individuals within the United Kingdom, Europe, North and South America, Africa and the rest of the globe as he had passion for persons who cannot help themselves due to physical disability or financial predicament. I can adduce this to the fact that he needed a child from this relationship, which never came. When my late husband was alive he deposited the sum of 10 Million (Ten Million Dollars with a bank in Nigeria. Presently, this money is still with the Bank. Recently, my Doctor told me that I have a limited or numbered days on earth and that my life span will not exceed 150days due to the cancerous problems I am suffering from. Though what bothers me most is the stroke that I have in addition to the cancer. With this hard reality that has befallen my family, and me I have decided to donate this fund to a on-governmental, or a non Religious, and or a non profit organization or better still an individual, that will utilize this money the way I am going to instruct here in. This gift, which comes from my husbands sweat to fund the upkeep of widows, Widowers, orphans, destitute, the downtrodden, physically challenged children, barren-women and persons who prove to be genuinely handicapped financially. It is often said that blessed is the hand that giveth.I took this decision because I do not have any child that will inherit this money and my husband relatives are bourgeois and very wealthy persons And I do not want my husband Jim Welsh hard earned money to be misused or invested into ill perceived ventures. I do not want a situation where this money will be used in an ungodly manner, hence the reason for taking this bold decision. I am not afraid of death hence I know where I am going. I know that I am going to be with the almighty when I eventually pass on. The Almighty will fight my case and I shall hold my peace. I do not need any telephone communication in this regard due to my deteriorating health and because of the presence of my husband relatives around me. I do not want them to know about this development, with God all things are possible. As soon as I receive your reply in my private email: email@example.com Please included: Full name and Address, Telephone number, Age, Occupation, I shall give you the contact of the bank in Nigeria for the claim of the fund. I will also issue you a Certificate of Deposit that will empower you as the original beneficiary of this fund. My happiness is that I lived a life worthy of emulation. Please always be prayerful all through your life. any delay in your reply will give me room in sourcing for a non-governmental, or a non religious, and or a non profit organization on or better still an individual for this same purpose. Please assure me that you will act just as I have stated herein. Hope to hear from you soon and God bless you and members of your family. Mrs. Sarah Welsh. (Benefactor)