This email with the subject "LETS WORK TOGETHER" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 24 Apr 2010 20:25:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Patrick Mihindou" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- Dear Sir/Madam This letter might come to you as a surprise because we have never met in the past, but it was borne out of my sincere desire to share a business and mutual relationship with you. I got your contact through my search at the International Trade Commission (ITC) in London during my official visit and decided to write you before returning to my base. I need your services in a confidential matter regarding money out of a family beneficiary deposit. This requires a private arrangement. My name is Mr. Mark Tony Mihindou from Republic of Gabon , ( Central Africa). I am the personal Assistant to the late President Omar Bongo who died recently and before he died he made a deposit a big amount of money in a finance company in Europe, this money he want to use the money to establish an Oil and Gas Company and Refinery in Europe the amount involved is two hundred and fifty five million dollars (255 000 000 00) USD, You will receive these funds under legal claims; all legal documents will be carefully worked out to ensure a risk free transfer. I am willing to pay you a generous management fee as well as appreciation for fewer of 25% of the total sum, I will like to invest this money in your Country by opening up a pharmaceutical company or any other flourishing investment which you may advice me to embark on. I will like you to confirm: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8088399.stm Remember to include your Contact details like telephone and Fax Numbers and a proof of identity so that I can be reaching you through them and to know who I am dealing with. I would like to call you, and this is the reason why I needed your secured telephone number. All correspondences will be via email, for now, kindly indicating your interest so that we can move forward. Have a nice day. Best Regards. Mr. Mark .T. Mihindou