Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: your Assistance is needed

From: Mr.Faustin Mogan <>

This email with the subject "your Assistance is needed" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 04 Jul 2009 09:46:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Mr.Faustin Mogan <>, although it may have been spoofed.

your Assistance is needed
     This letter might surprise you because we have not met neither in person nor by correspondence. But I believe it is one day that you get to know somebody either in physical or through correspondence.
I am Mr.Faustin Mogan, I have a proposal to make, that might be of interest to you. I am in possession of a large sum of money ($8Million U S Dollars) The money was inherited from my late father who was the Chairman of the Sierra Leone Gold and Diamond Mining Corporation during the Sierra Leonian War when Major Johnny Paul Koromah was the country's president.
The money is of no criminal origin as it was largely realized from black market sale of alluvial gold dust during the war.The money has been deposited in a bank here in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast).I now want to transfer this money abroad and invest it in profitable ventures,as the time is now ripe for such move.
1.Firstly to assist me to transfer this money to any stable country abroad.
2.To assist me invest the money in profitable ventures in your country or any other suitable country where you have good connections.
3 To help re-locate me and my small sister to the suggested country.
4 To manage the money in a profitable manner preferably a joint venture deal with you as manager of the funds.
For your assistance you will get 25% of the total amount Upon your reques I will give you further details of the plans and tell you more about my selves but you must treat as highly confidential for my safety reasons.
Mr.Faustin Mogan