Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Urgent need

From: Mr Samson Obaseka <>

This email with the subject "Urgent need" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Aug 2007 03:12:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Mr Samson Obaseka <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Sir,
Diving to your perceived confidentiality and viability as an individual,I request for your sincere assistance. I got your contact courtesy World Business Directory. Without undue delay, I must remind you that confidence and sincerity are basic potential of this transaction. I am Mr,Winny a son of Samson Obaseka, the embattled leader of Sierra-Leon Revolutionary United front.
While my father who is presently in detention was vice president and also at the helm of a affairs in my Countryís mine and industries, my mother and I were involved in the sales of the raw materials and we were able to process the sum cost of Twenty-six Million US Dollars ($26MILLION US DOLLAS). This amount is presently in a security vault of a safekeeping organization.
We were recently alerted by our family friend who is still serving under this regime that are Government of our country has constituted a panel that will recover and probe all the former officers involved in any act of misapropriation of funds. As a result, all my family members agreed and entrusted me that power to effect the clearance of the this sum via a foreign partner and divert the fund to a new destination since my mother is presently under serious security check.
Be rest assured that this transaction will not affect your personality since the fund has no connection with any Government or Agency.I am presently taking refuge some where in hide in Benin-Republic on my motherís instruction to enable me supervise the swift clearance of the money.
I count on your hand of assistance, as retrival of this sum will determine the up bringing of my family. You may contact me through my email address and every other relevant information regarding this transaction and sharing of the money will be supplied to you.
Thanks for your anticipated co-operation.
Best regards,
Mr. Winny Obaseka.

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