Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Reliance

From: "Patrick Coleman" <>

This email with the subject "Reliance" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 29 May 2010 02:25:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Patrick Coleman" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


From Dr Patrick Coleman,

I am the chairman of the Contract-Awarding & Auditing Committee of the Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) with its fund headquarters in Accra Ghana. I am in search of a reliable person to assist us in the transfer of (USD45.5M) and subsequent investment in properties in your country. You will be required to.

(1) Assist in the transfer of the said funds

(2) Advise on lucrative areas for investment

If you decide to render your service to us in this regard, 30% of the total sum of USD45.5M will be for you 65% will be held on trust for us while 5% will be used to defray any incidental charges and cost during the course of the transaction.  Thank you and God bless, as I wait in anticipation of your fullest co-operation.

Yours Faithfully,  

Dr Patrick Coleman