This email with the subject "Greetings from Janet & Samuel Jr." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 27 Nov 2008 21:02:23 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Jane Samuel" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Greetings from Janet & Samuel Jr. I am Samuel Samuel Jr., my sister is Janet. I am 17. My mother was an African American while my father was from the French speaking colony of Cote d' Ivoire; I was living with my mother in West Virginia USA. WV. I lost my mother sometimes ago and after her death we came to meet my father for the very first time in Cote d' Ivoire West Africa, though he was also living in the state before he relocated back to Cote d' Ivoire to set up a business Exactly two months and one week after we came to meet my father he died, he was very sick when we came to meet him. Before the death of my father in a private hospital here in Ivory Coast. he secretly called me on his bedside and told me that he has a sum of US$ 6.500,000.00 (Six Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars)deposited in a in a local bank here in Abidjan, that he used my name as his only son as the next of kin when depositing the money. He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth that his relatives conspired to poison him. That I should seek for a foreign partner in any country of my choice where I will transfer this money and use it for investment purposes (such as real estate management and hotel business). I am honourably seeking your help and 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 fund because of my low experience in the business world and in other not to lose this money and coupled with our age, I am 17 years old. ) To make arrangement for me and my younger Sister to come over to your country after the money has been transferred to your account and finally to secure a college for my sister and I to enable us further our education. However, sir, I have accepted to offer you 10% of the total sum as compensation for your effort/ input after the successful transfer of this money to your account overseas. Furthermore, you can indicate your option towards assisting me as I believe that this transaction would be concluded within seven (7) days you signify your interest to assist me. Thanks and God Bless. Janet and Samuel Jr