Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: From Ms. Sharon Taylor,

From: "" <>

This email with the subject "From Ms. Sharon Taylor," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 25 May 2009 04:08:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

From Ms. Sharon Taylor,
Assistance Project.
Dear Respectful One,
Permit me to inform you of my desire of going into business relationship with you. i got your contact from a search for a trustworthy person who can help me safe guide this money knowing fully well that my life and future solely depends on this money.
I prayed over it and selected your name among other names due to it's esteeming nature and the recommendations given to me as a reputable and trustworthy person I can do business with and by their recommendations I must not hesitate to confide in you for this simple and sincere business.
I am Sharon Taylor, the only daughter of late Mr. Paytrick Taylor my father was a very wealthy cocoa merchant based in Abidjan ,
The economic capital of Ivory Coast before he was poisoned to death by his business associates on one of their outing to discuss on a business. While my mother died on the 21st October 1990 my father took me so special because i am motherless.
Before the death of my father on 7th November 2003in a private hospital here in Abidjan . he secretly called me on his bedside and told me that he has a sum of us$16.000 (Sixteen Million united states dollars) left in a suspense account in a local bank here in Abidjan, that he used my name as his only daughter for the next of kin in deposit 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 real estate management).
I am honourably seeking your 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 since I am 22 years old,
3) to make arrangement for me to come over to your country after the money has been transferred.
Moreover, I am willing to offer you 15% of the total sum as compensation for your effort/input after the successful transfer of this fund to your nominated account overseas.
Furthermore, you can indicate your option towards assisting me signify interest to assist me.
I am waiting to hear from you (mail). Please it is very important you get back to me with this email address id (
Thanks and god bless.  
Yours sincerely
Ms. Sharon Taylor