A Scam Email with the Subject "Read pls - yossi .228" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Jun 2009 17:58:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Yossi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, My name is Yossi Mpesi, I am young boy of 16yrs old. I lost my parents in different occassions and my only sister to the war in Congo where my father owned a diamond/gold mine. I am lucky that I was able to flee to this place here in Cote d'Ivoire by good grace for my life. I am sure you are aware of the on going event in congo due to the ethnic clash being experienced of this crisis situation. I am presently staying in a residence lodging apartment here in Cote d'Ivoire. I would like to appeal to you confidentialy to assist me concerning my late father's Fund which he deposited in a financial firm, he has the sum of nine million, two hundred and ten thousand Euro(9,210,000euro) and some diamond and gold. I want to move out from here because of the my wicked stepmother who plotted with the rebels that killed my father and she will stop at nothing to hunt my life except if i flee since my father own a diamond/gold mine. So please i want to know you better. I am willing to offer you 921,000euro for your assistance after the successful transfer of this money for investment; I have plans of furthering my education in your country. If you are willing to help me please indicate in your next mail and let me know so that I can mail to you. Let me have your private telephone number & address so that i can communicate with you at any time for more details. Thanks, Yossi