A Scam Email with the Subject "From Mr Christopher Anthony Cry For Help" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 07 Sep 2008 05:49:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Christ Anthony <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Mr. Christopher Anthony
Abidjan- Ivory Coast.
Attn: MANAGING DIRECTOR/ CEO
Good a thing to write you. I have a proposal for you,
this however is not mandatory nor will I in any manner
compel you to honour against your will.
I am Mr. Christopher Anthony, 22years old and the only
son of my late parents Mr. and Mrs. Christopher
Gilbert. My father was a highly reputable businness
magnet-(a cocoa merchant) from Free Town in Siere
Lone who operated in the capital of Ivory coast during
It is sad to say that he passed away mysteriously in
one of his business trips abroad on 12th.February
2003.Though his sudden death was linked or rather
suspected to have been masterminded by an uncle of
mine who travelled with him at that time. But God
knows the truth!
My mother died when I was just 4 years ago, and since
then my father took me so special. Before his death
on Febuary 12 2003 he called the secretary who
accompanied him to the hospital and told him that he
has the sum of eleven million,seven hundred thousand
United State Dollars.(USD$11,700,000) left in a fixed
deposit account in one of the banks in Abidjan, the
capital of Ivory Coast.
He further told him that he deposited the money in his
name,and finally issued a written instruction to his
lawyer whom he said is in possession of all the
documents to this fund to release the documents to me.
I am just 22 years old and a university undergraduate
and really don't know what to do.Now I want an account
overseas where I can transfer this funds. This is
because I have suffered a lot of set backs as a result
of incessant political crisis here in Ivory coast.The
death of my father actually brought sorrow to my life.
Sir,I am in a sincere desire of your humble assistance
in this regards.Your suggestions and ideas will be
Now permit me to ask these few questions:-
1. Can you honestly help me as your son or brother?
2. Can I completely trust you?
3. What percentage of the total amount in question
will be good for you after the money is in your
Please,Consider this and get back to me as soon as
Thank you so much.