A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM EMPRESS PLEASE I NEED YOUR HELP." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 27 Apr 2009 11:46:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Empress" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, complement of the day, My dear I know this mail will come to you as a surprise since we haven t discuses it before, but kindly bear with me at this moment. I have a special reason why I decided to contact you. My situation at hand is miserable but I trust in Almighty and hope you will be of my help. Meanwhile I want to let you know that i got your email id from your country chambers of commerce My name is empress Hassan Medical student i am 23years old girl and I held from Republic of Sudan the daughter of Late Mr Omar Hassan the owner of Brisco car dealer company, at the Khartoum in Sudan, He was killed alongside with my beloved mother and our family house burnt down by the rebels during the last crisis in my country when Janjaweed militias came to our house, You can read more about my country in the bbc news http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6469857.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6595333.stm I am constrained to contact you because of the maltreatment which I am receiving from my step mother house. She planned to take away all my late father's treasury and properties from me since the unexpected death of my beloved parents. Meanwhile I wanted to go Europe, but she hide away my international passport and other of my valuable documents which I kept. Luckily for me she did not discover where I kept my late father's File which contained important documents. so that is while I manage to escape from my country to Burkina-Faso country. Which I donât know anybody there just for me to claim my late fatherâs left deposited money in one bank here Burkina-Faso country. I am presently staying in the Mission camp in Burkina Faso . where I am seeking for long-term relationship and investment assistance. My Late fatherâs of blessed memory deposited the sum of US$9. 2 Million. In one bank in Burkina Faso with my name as the next of kin. I had contacted the Bank to clear the deposit but the Branch Manager told me that being a refugee, my status according to the local law does not authorize me to carry out the operation. However, he advised me to provide a trustee who will stand on my behalf. I had wanted to inform my step mother about this my Late Fatherâs deposited money but I am afraid that she will not offer me anything after the release of the money into her receiving position. Therefore, I decide to seek for your help in transferring this my late father's money to your account abroad. while I will relocate to your country and settle down with you. I have my fatherâs evident to prove and the account number which I will give you as soon as you indicated your interest to help me out in this matter. It is my intention to compensate you with 20% of this my late fatherâs total money for your assistance and the balance shall be my investment in any profitable venture which you will recommend to me as have no any idea about foreign investment. I am waiting to read your letter today, Yours Sincerely Miss Empress Hassan