This email with the subject "Beloved One," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 27 Jan 2010 08:44:16 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Faith William <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
My Name is Faith Williams David, 23 years old Girl originated from Sudan, I really want to have a good relationship with you, i know this mail might come to you as a surprise because you donât know me, but due to unsolicited nature of my situation here i decided to contact you for help, please bear with me, My late father was the formal deputy general manager with CNPC Oil Company at Khartoum refinery in Southern Sudan and was killed alongside with my beloved mother during the last crisis in my country when Janjaweed militant came to our house, and that was what sent me away from my country as i made escape only by God's special grace, you can read more about me Country in (bbcnews.http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6469857.stm)
After the death of my beloved father my wicked step mother along with my uncles sold every thing that my late father had and share the money within themselves, on one faithful morning as i was cleaning my fatherâs room i opened my father's briefcase and found some documents which he use to deposit the sum of $3.600,000 three million six hundred thousand dollars in Eco Bank Burkina Faso West Africa with my name as the next of kin,i travelled to Burkina Faso to withdraw the money so that i can start a better life and take care of my younger brother, On my arrival to the Bank, the Branch manager of the Bank whom i met in person told me that my father's instruction to the bank was the money be release to me only when i am married or present a trustee who will help me stand on my behalf and invest the money overseas.
Actually in search of an honest and reliable person who will help me withdraw the money and invest it, i have chosen to contact you after my prayers and i believe you will not try to cheat me but rather take me as your own people, though you may wonder why i am so soon giving in to you without seeing you, well i will say that my instincts still tells me that you could be true to me, Briefly, I will like to disclose much to you if you will help me to relocate to your country with the substance that i inherited from my parent which i will like to invest in your country into any lucrative business venture which you are to advise and execute seeing that i have no business experience for now.
However, I shall forward to you with the necessary deposit information and the Bank account number on confirmation of your acceptance to assist me for the transfer and investment of the fund, as you manage the money in any investment, and i will like to complete my studies, as i was in my fist year in the university, when the crisis started, It is my intention to compensate you with 10% of the total money for your services and the balance shall be my capital investment, this is the reason why i decided to contact you, please all communications should be through this email address only for confidential purposes.
As soon as i receive your positive response showing your interest i will put things into action, in the light of the above, I shall appreciate an urgent message indicating your ability and willingness to handle this transaction, awaiting your urgent and positive response, Please do keep this only to your self, i beg you not to disclose it till i come over because of enemies, i will send you my picture in my next mail, with due respect, i am pleading that you help me, i am giving all this detailed information with every transparency believing that you will have a clear picture of the base of help i need from you, I hope to hear from you soon, May truth and love be the guiding word in my refuge,
Sincerely yours, Faith Williams