This email with the subject "TO YOU DEAR MANAGING DIRECTOR / CEO." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 29 May 2010 17:28:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MRS, JEWEL CHARLES TAYLOR"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear HOW ARE YOU? PLEASE MY DEAR , I know this letter may be a surprise to you as we have not known before, do not be worried because you were reliably introduced to me and my family has good intentions contacting you. My name is MRS JEWEL CAHARLES TAYLOR, the WIFE of FORMER LIBERIAN President. Before MY HUSBAND was arrested he had taken me on 25th AUGUST 2004 to deposit the sum of US$ 27M (TWENTY SEVEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) With a security and finance company based here in South Africa for safe keeping as if he for saw the looming danger that is coming on him. This money was deposited in two metal sealed boxes as a consignment labeled 'FAMILY TREASURE: with the security company. MY ONLY SON PRINCE TAYLOY and I have meet and agreed after consulting financial expert who humbly advice us that the best way for realizing and safe guarding this fund without South Africa ; authority being after the money or the knowledge of Present LIBERIA government who has tactically frozen my Family's wealth. Hence the need to involve a foreigner. My HUSBAND was arrested in CAMEROOM border when he was running for this dear life as the whole world has communicated through BBC, CNN that the former President OF LIBERIA has been arrested. My reason of contacting you, is based on the above stated fact: that I want you to help me to move this money out of SOUTH AFRICAN security company to your BANK ACCOUNT for investment in your country. I want to affect the transfer of the fund in a beautiful country where people will not know us and for good investment. Please if you are interested in helping me secure this money morally and financially. We will give to you 30% of the total sum,65% will be for my family's investment in your country while 5% will be used for all expenses that might be Incurred during the process of the transaction. using the telephone numbers or through my mail box above for the guidelines, but among all keep every thing about this transaction to yourself only, please include your private telephone number for easy communication. Please you can contact bye E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org or call me or my son at +27 72 330 6564. Thank you may God bless you as you will co-operate with me. Yours Sincerely, MRS, JEWEL CHARLES TAYLOR. PLEASE LOOK AT THIS WWW. Former top security officer for Taylor testifies at ex-Liberian. WWW.Tales of brutality begin Taylor war crimes trial. WWW.Liberian war-crimes trial resumes for Taylor. WWW.War crimes trial of Liberia's Taylor resumes