A Scam Email with the Subject "Assist Us" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 03 Jan 2010 04:32:05 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Linda <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir, It is my pleasure to contact you for a business venture which I and my Son[Konan],intend to establish in your country. Though I have not met with you before but I believe, one has to risk confiding in someone to succeed sometimes in life. There is this amount of Fifteen Million Five hundred US Dollars ($15.500.000.00)which my late Husband deposited with a security company in Europe which he wanted to used for his politicalreason in our Country before he was assassinated. Now I and my son have decided to invest these money in your country or anywhere safe enough outside Africa for security and political reasons.We want you to help us claim and receive the consignment which will be sent to you through diplomatic means to your address to avoid any traces of the funds and to enable you plan for the investment in your Country: I will like to invest part of the money into these three investment in your Country but, if there is any other business that is better than what I am suggestion, I will be very glad to follow your advice. 1). Real estate 2). The transport industry 3). Five star hotel If you can be of an assistance to us we will be pleased to offer to you 20% Of the total fund while the balance will be invested by you. I await your soonest response at :firstname.lastname@example.org Respectfully yours, Mrs.Linda Drogba.