This email with the subject "I NEED YOUR HONEST AND KIND ASSISTANCE URGENTLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Sep 2008 06:51:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "From: Mrs. Lulu Dube"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
I NEED YOUR HONEST AND KIND ASSISTANCE URGENTLY From: Mrs. Lulu Dube Sandown, Alexandra, South Africa email : email@example.com My direct phone: +27-788-229-389 - Dear Sir/Madam, I can understand how surprised this mail will mean to you, please consider this letter as a genuine request from a family in dire need of your humble assistance.Before i continue i will like to introduce myself.I am Mrs. Lulu Dube the wife of Mr. Jonh Dube of Bulawayo Town in Zimbabwe. Your contact information came to me from your country's trade journal, I send you aletter during my search for a reliable and God fearing person that can assist me and my only son, I decided to mail you this time, and I quite believe on my own that you can be of great help to us on this predicament. regardless of the fact that I am not acquainted to you before. Here is my reason for contacting you. My late Husband deposited a huge Sum of money in the total sum of [US$20,000,000.Twenty Million United States Dollars] presently with private Security Company in Johannesburg South Africa ; my Huaband kept this money in one trunk box in disguise as family treasures and could not bank them because of the situation in my Country today. My late husband who was assassinated by the president's (ROBERT MUGABE) aides in view of taking his lands and property during the crisis, which lead to the killing and burnishing of foreign (white) farmers. After the death of my husband on October 22nd.2004 (A day I can never forget) I was approached by our family lawyer who told me that my late husband had filed a document with him which stipulates his "WILL". In the "WILL" he specifically pointed and I quote, Darling, I wish to draw your attention to the sum of Twenty Million United State Dollars (US$20.000.000), deposited with a Security Company in Johannesburg South Africa with all the documents filed by our lawyer. In case of my absence on earth caused by death only, you should solicit for a foreigner that can assist you to transfer the money out of there (SA) for investmentpurposes.He saved this money to make the future of my only son "jonh junior"and me. Please take good care of Junior "john" and yourself; we shall meet to part no more. Withthis you will understand that my future especially the future and education of my only son depends on this money and as such I will be grateful if you can assist us in transferring this fund to your account overseas for our investments. You can contact Me Or My son in South Africa, as he will direct you to our lawer who will arrange the modalities of transferring this fund without any hitch. For your assistance we have agreed to offer you 30% of the whole fund, 10% for any expenses that may be incurred while the remaining 60% will be kept for us under your care till our arrival in your country. Please I want to tell you that my family living here in South Africa is not comfortable especially my only son john junior.And scondly Xenophobic attack affected us again recently.view this site below to see what happened to my house in South Africa and my shops and guides where killed on the proscess of helping me and my son, it was only by God's grace that we where safe http://photos.mg.co.za/view_gallery.php?gid=224 God bless you for your anticipated understanding and co-operation. Please don't hesitate to contact me, And send your contact number for easier communication.Call me on my phone: +27-788-229-389 If you do not feel comfortable with this proposal, please ignore this mail. My the almighty God provide for you abundanty as you assit us email : firstname.lastname@example.org phone:+27-788-229-389 I await your urgent and positive response Best regards Mrs Lulu Dube (For the family)