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Subject: FW: Greetings From Mrs Nicole Mandon!!!

From: Hylton Gardiner <>

This email with the subject "FW: Greetings From Mrs Nicole Mandon!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 01 Dec 2008 00:25:09 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Hylton Gardiner <>, although it may have been spoofed.

> Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 23:13:38 +0100
> From:
> To:
> Subject: Greetings From Mrs Nicole Mandon!!!
> From Mrs Nicole Mandon
> Abidjan- Cote D'Ivoire
> Phone 00(225) 0893 5999
> With due respect and humility I write you this proposal which I believe would
> be of great interest to
> you. I am Mrs Nicole Mandon, a Sierra Leone National and the wife of Late Dr
> Tom Mandon of the blessed memory. Prior to my husband assassination by the
> rebel forces loyal to FODAY SANKOH , he was the Director General National Gold
> Diamond Mining Corporation of Sierra Leone. Two days before my husband was
> assassinated, he instructed me and my two sons TONY and FRANK to move out of
> Sierra Leone immediately. Before the powerful Economic Community of West
> African States (ECOMOG) forces intervened which eventually resulted into a
> brutal civil war. I and my children managed to escape to Abidjan, the Republic
> of Cote d'Ivoire through the help of my husband's friend who is a trawler. We
> came into Abidjan with some valuables including a cash sum of U$ 18 Million
> deposited with a private security company here in Abidjan - Cote d'Ivoire in my
> son's name (TONY Mandon). For your information, we did not disclose the real
> content of the boxes to the security
> company and we do not wish them to know this under any circumstances. Rather,
> we deposited the boxes as containing family valuables.
> Meanwhile, I want to leave Cote d'Ivoire entirely with this money for
> investment in your country because of the stable political situation and mostly
> for the future of my children. Right now I am seeking for a foreign partner who
> will assist me retrieve and serve as the guardian of this fund with whom I can
> plan the best way to move out this fund for investment purposes which is my
> motive for contacting you.
> Moreover, you are requested to assist in the following areas: That you will
> be required to negotiate on how best to transfer this fund without attracting
> much taxation. That you will assist in providing me and my family a permanent
> residence / Resident permit in your country after this
> money has been transferred to your country. That you will be responsible in
> advising us to invest this fund a viable venture in your country. That you will
> pay a short working visit (2 days) to meet with me and my family face to face
> here in Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire to enable us establish a personal contact with
> you to ensure some amount of confidence between us.. We have it in mind to
> reward you handsomely for your assistance.
> We are prepared to give you 30 % of the total sum, and 35% share in the total
> investment to be
> made. Do not hesitate to call my son TONY on his line 00(225) 0893 5999
> immediately you receive this message so to enable us proceed in Ernest towards
> concluding this transaction. Please ensure that no one else know about this
> money as it is only myself, my son, yourself and the EVANGELIST of the CHURCH
> where we worship who know about this money.
> May God bless you as you assist us.
> Yours sincerely,
> Mrs Nicole Mandon
> phone: 00(225) 0893 5999

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