A Scam Email with the Subject "Fw: My Dear" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 23 Jan 2009 18:59:05 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Bill Browne Sr 2" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
----- Original Message -----
From: stella trici
Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 6:29 PM
Subject: My Dear
Let me first of all inform you, I got your email address from a mail Directory and decided to mail you for a permission to go ahead.
I am Mrs. Stella Tricia Collins from Switzerland. I am married to Mr. Tom Collinswho worked with a construction company in Asia for twenty Years before he died in the tsunami disasters, we were married but without Any children.
Since his death I decided not to re-marry. When my late husband was Alive he deposited the sum of $5,000.000.00U.USD( FIVE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) In Abidjan Cote D' Ivoire.
Presently this money is still with the bank and the management just Wrote me as the beneficiary to come forward to receive the money or rather Issue a letter of authorization to somebody to receive it on my behalf If I cannot come over.
I am presently in a hospital where I have been undergoing treatment Cancer of the lungs in a hospital , I have since lost my ability To talk and my doctors have told me that I have only a few months to Live. Please i want you to note that this money is lying in the Bank in Abidjan Cote D' Ivoire
I want a person that is trustworthy that will utilize 90% of this money to fund churches, orphanages and widows around the world but in my name Mrs. Stella Tricia Collins"As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the bank.I will also issue you a letter of authority that will prove you as the new beneficiary of this fund.
Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein and Keep this contact confidential till such a time this funds get to your Custody,this is to ensure that nothing jeopardizes my last wish on Earth. Please contact me with this email@example.com
I await your urgent reply.
Mrs. Stella Tricia Collins
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