A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT ASSISTANCE," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 20 Aug 2009 07:14:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Edith Amah ofori"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
GOOD DAY, I am 23 years old and a 3rd year Business Admin student of GHANA LEGON University, My father was in the Precious Stone industry and owned mines in Tanzania, He also used to deal (buy and sell) in diamonds from Angola,Ghana, Sierra Leone and Democratic Republic of Congo (former Zaire).It is sad to say that he died of the deadly Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome - AIDS on the 15th July,2007.Two days after my father was pronounced HIV positive, my mother Committed suicide. Now, I can no longer walk freely on the streets, at school or even in the church without being pointed at or gossiped about. This development has affected me academically, physically and Psychologically and I have decided to come over to your country where I Would have peace to live and further my education and have contacted you to assist me to transfer out the sum of $US5.3M which my father deposited with Safe Place, my upkeep when it became Obvious he was going to die. I intend to invest this money in your business or any other business you deem healthy.HoweverI'll appreciate if you keep my letter confidential or delete if You do not accept my proposal,you ll be rewarded with 30% of the total funds for your efforts, I hope to hear from you. Thanking you in anticipation Edith Amah ofori