Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Vivian Stephane <>

This email with the subject "NICE TO MEET YOU" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 29 Apr 2008 15:13:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Vivian Stephane <>, although it may have been spoofed.

From: Miss vivianstephane

Dearest One,
Good a thing to write you.I have a proposal for you that might lead us to ever lasting relationship. This is however not mandatory nor will i in any manner compel  you to honour against your will.
I am  vivianstephane, the only daugther of late Mr. and  Mrs. Sodjo stephane My father was a very wealthy cocoa  merchant in Abidjan , the economic capital of Ivory  coast, my father was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their outings on a business trip .
My mother died when I was a baby and since then my father  took me so special. Before the death of my father on  12 febuary 2005 in a private hospital here in Abidjan he  secretly called me on his bed side and told me that he has  the sum of  Four million ,five hundred thousand United State  Dollars.USD($4.500,000) left in a suspense account in one of the prime bank here in Abidjan ,that he used my name  as his only Daughter for the next of Kin in depositing of  the fund. He also explained to me that it was because of  this wealth that he was poisoned by his business associates.
That I should seek for a foreign partner in a  country of my choice where i will transfer this money and  use it for investment purpose such as small scale business.
I am a university undergraduate. I  have suffered a lot of set backs as a result of members of  my late father's family who has not stop  disturbing me about the where about of this fund after they have succeded in claiming almost all the valuable  properties that he left behind for me, coupled with  incessant political crisis here in Ivory coast. The death of my father actually brought sorrow to my life.
Please, I am honourably seeking your assistance in  thefollowing ways:
(1) To provide a bank account into which this money would be  transferred to .
(2) To serve as a guardian of this fund.
(3) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country  to further my education and to secure a resident permit in  your country.
Moreover, Please I will like you tell me how many pencentage that you will require for assisting me. After the  successful transfer of this fund into your nominated  account overseas. Furthermore, you indicate your option towards assisting me  as I believe that this transaction would be concluded  within fourteen (14) days you signify interest to assist  me.
Awaiting to hear from you through my privae box (
 for more conversation and knowing of each other untill then remain blessed and have a niceday.
Thanks and God bless.
 Best regards,
vivian stephane(contact me (

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