A Scam Email with the Subject "From: Miss.Linda Williams Dearest One, Permit me to inform you of our desire of going into business relationship with you.I am quite aware that my message will come to you as a surprise because it is indeed very strange for someone you have not met" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 16 Mar 2010 10:02:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Miss.Linda Williams" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Miss.Linda Williams Dearest One, Permit me to inform you of our desire of going into business relationship with you.I am quite aware that my message will come to you as a surprise because it is indeed very strange for someone you have not met before to contact you in this regard.I am able to come across your personal email and here is what i want me and you to deliberate on how we can get it out and then can be able to organism our future life. I am Miss.Linda Williams the only daughter of late Chief.and Mrs. Austine Williams. My father was a very wealthy Cocoa merchant in Abidjan, the economic capital of Ivory coast, my father was poisoned to death at France by his business associates on one of their outings on a business trip in February 2007. My mother died when I was a baby and since then my father took me so special. Before the death of my father in a private hospital here in Abidjan he secretly called me on his bed side and told me that he has the sum of (Nine million,five hundred thousand United State Dollars).USD($9.500,000,00) left in fixed / suspense account in one of the prime bank here in Abidjan,that he used my name as his only daughter for the next of Kin in depositing of the fund. He also explained to me that it was because of this wealth that he was poisoned by his business associates. That I should seek for a foreign partner in a country of my choice where I will transfer this money and use it for investment purpose such as real estate or hotel management. Please, I am honorably seeking your assistance in the following ways: (1) To serve as a guardian of this fund since I am only 20years. (2) To provide a bank account into which this money would be transferred to. (3) To make arrangement for me to come over to your country to further my education and also to secure a resident permit in your country. Moreover,I promise to offer you 20% of the total amount as compensation for your assistance, and another 5% to cover any cost of expenses which you will incurs in this transaction, while the remaining 75% will be for me which shall be use for investment according to your advice because I will continue my educational carrier as soon as I come over to your country. Anticipating to hear from you urgently. Thanks and God bless you. Yours Sincerely, Miss.Linda Williams