This email with the subject "l need your help my dearest one," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 29 Jun 2009 11:56:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was abelwilliam03 <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
My dearest one,
in pains and heavy heart I write you this mail. Please, I want you to help me as your own brother/son, maybe you're aware that my countryÂ ivory coast cote d'ivoire. was seriously attacked by rebelles, which as at now occuping 1/2 of the land mass.
During these events; much factory, magazines, and houses were burnt and plundered by rioter. Our family was also touched, but it was our enemy who has to use this great Opportunity to burn down our cocoa farm which valued at thousand of dollars. my mother has already died in 1997, it was my father who was attacked by rioters. Before the death of my father in the private hospital here in Abidjan. he revealed to me that he has deposited a great sum of US$ 10.000.000 dollars ( Ten millon dollars )in a private security company in Abidjan in my name as his only child and nexk of kin and gave me all the papers concerning the deposit of the fund and ordered me seriously to seek for a foreigner out of the country which can assist me to withdraw the money out of the security company in order to continue a new life abroad, because; I am his only child and to safe my life.
I am 21 years old. All i need is for you to assist me withdraw my money from the security company and to invest it in a good business in your Country. After a careful thought i have decided to give you a commission of 15% of the total sum to enable you cover up every unavoidable expences during the process of the transaction.
i am waiting for your response.
from Abel william.