Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Investment assistance

From: "MRS DOUGLAS" <>

This email with the subject "Investment assistance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 19 Nov 2008 14:00:15 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "MRS DOUGLAS" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Friend,

I am writing with respect and regards to your reposed personality / firm as reliable,trustworthy 
and God fearing. I got your contact through the help of chamber of commerce in Abidjan the capital 
of COTE D'IVOIRE. In deed i am the wife of Late MR USMAN CONTEH from Sierra Leone. I and my two 
children are presently staying in Burkina- faso as refugees, my husband was one of the ministers of 
Johnny Paul Koromah' s regime in Sierra Leone.

My Late husband deposited $25.5M usd in a security company in Burkina faso before his death , 
knowing that the situation in our country SIERRE LEONE is very volatile during the regime of Johnny 
Koromah, he decided to keep the money for his children upkeep and future, he lodged the money as 
family treasures and valuables belonging to him and a foreign business associate and we have the 
documents and proofs of ownership to the deposit

During the intervention of the ECOMOG soldiers to restore the presidency of Alhaji Tejan KABBAH 
from Johnny Koroma, my husband was among the 23 executed ministers. As our breadwinner is dead (my 
husband),and our stay in Sierra Leone is no more safe, I and my Two children decided to move to 
BURKINA FASO  where the money was depoisted to claim the money, currently we are living in Burkina 
faso as refugees and the condition of life in the camp is very deplorable

Ever since then we have been receiving help from our Mission, because we are staying in one of the 
Visitor's villa in the church premises and attends Fellowship and worship fully. I hope you will be 
touched to understand my request. We have agreed to invest our money viable in any Overseas country 
through your assistance and directives.

You will provide or look for a lucrative venture where this money can be invested on before 
proceeding, we will get to be more familiar and also go into an understanding to working on 
agreement because our family future now depends on this money. The boxes containing the money and 
treasures were all deposited and registered as family treasures. This was done for security 
reasons. We would like to know what you will take as your percentage for assisting us.we sincerely 
wish to introduce and make you our business partner and overseer of our proposed investment in your 

We are prepared to send all the documents regarding to this deposit as soon as you show you're 
immediate response. Do not fail to give me your telephone and fax numbers.

Best Regards,

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