A Scam Email with the Subject "From Mrs. Monica Edmond" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 14 May 2010 06:46:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "monica" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello Friend, Please excurse me if I have infringe into your privacy. This may be strange any way but I have no option but cry out. Having gone through your profile I think I am convince you are the right fellow to confide this to. It is my pleasure to contact you for a business venture, which my Son and I intend to establish in your country. Though I have not met with you before but I believe one has to risk confiding in someone to succeed sometimes in life. There is this amount of Eight million, five hundred thousand United State Dollars ($8.500,000), which my late Husband deposited with a security company in Abidjan Capital city of Cote d'Ivoire, which he wanted to use for his political reason in our Country before he was assassinated. Now my son and I have decided to invest this money in your country or anywhere safe enough outside Africa for security and political reasons. We want you to help us claim and receive the consignment which will be sent to you through diplomatic means to your address to avoid any traces of the funds and to enable you plan for the investment in your Country: I will like to invest part of the money into these three investment in your Country but, if there is any other business that is better than what I am suggestion, I will be very glad to follow your advice. 1). Real estate 2). The transport industry 3). Five star hotel If you can be of an assistance to us we will be pleased to offer to you 20% of the total fund while the balance will be invested by you. I await your response soonest. Respectfully yours, Mrs. Monica Edmond