A Scam Email with the Subject "From Frank Williams" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 03 Nov 2009 06:27:57 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "frank williams" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From Frank Williams Compliments of the season to you, My name is frank williams,19 years old from Sierra Leone . My father and I escaped from our country at the heat of the civil war after loosing my mother and two of my senior brothers in the war. As a result of the political instability in my country even after the war, my father established his cocoa and coffee export business in Abidjan , Ivory Coast . He was in Buake, A northern city to negotiate for the purchase of a cocoa plantation when he was shot and killed by the rebel troupes fighting to take over the Government of the country on the 22nd September, 2002. The death of my father has now made me an orphan and thereby exposing me to danger. Before the unfortunate death, my late father had in his personal account in the bank of the sum of $18.4million dollars As a result of the present insecurity of lives and property in this country, I wish request that you assist help me retrieve back the money, so that we can invest this fund in your country, Again to assist me with a letter of invitation that will make me get a visa to your country for residence in order for me to continue my education and to invest the fund in a valuable business venture. i will like this money to be invested in your country I am willing to give you 30 percent of the total amount, Hoping to receive your response immediately so that we can discuss further on this matter. firstname.lastname@example.org Expecting to hear from you. Frank Williams