This email with the subject "Can You Assist Me?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 29 Nov 2009 12:43:56 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Elfa Kabongo" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
JOINT OFFER PROPOSAL Tel: + 8821646654143 Dear Friend, As stated above, my names is Elfa Kabongo Omar Bongo. I am 37 years of age, and a son of the former Gabon president, late El Hadj. Omar Bongo Ondimba. My mother Katharine and I are interested in relocating to your country, and venturing all of our funds in excess of some US$32. Million, All in US$100 bills, in your line of business, and under your auspices and management. All funds having being earmarked for our family security deposits in Middle East, and accrued from the sales of crude oil. After the death of my father on the 8th of June 2009, my elder brother Ali Bernard of a different mother has decided to take control of our late fatherís great fortunes and to become the next president of Gabon. My mother and I have been able to secure the documents of the above amount deposited in my motherís name. The funds are presently kept in the custody of a private depository firm in Middle East. We urgently seek your partnership to move the funds out of and invest it in profitable ventures with you to avoid my half brother taking it from us. You are to take home 25% of the gross for all your anticipated assistance by the time the funds are successfully lodged in your nominated accounts overseas. But first of all we will need to know you more, and also we would need to move the funds and of course ourselves out of position as soon as we can possible arrange that to be. My mother and I have carefully worked out the modalities for the eventual transfer. You are to participate as our foreign partner in the scheme of arrangement. My mother personally requested that I send this mail to you to seek your assistance and participation. Kindly signify your interest by replying through my E-mail address, or better still you can give me a call on my direct number, which is + 8821646654143 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for a more detail. Kindest regards Elfa Kabongo Omar Bongo.