This email with the subject "From Davis Smith" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 25 May 2010 06:50:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Davis Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dearest One, This letter might surprise you because we have not met neither in person nor by correspondence. But I believe it is one day that you get to know somebody either in physical or through correspondence. I am Davis Smith I have a proposal to make, that might be of interest to you. I am in possession of a large sum of money (U.S. $ 18,000,000.00) Eighteen Million USDollars) The money was inherited from my late father who was the Chairman of the Sierra Leone Gold and diamond Mining Corporation during the Sierra Leonian War when Major Johnny Paul Koromah The country's president was. The money is of no criminal origin as it was Largely realized from black market sale of alluvial gold dust during the war.The money has been deposited in a Bank here in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). I now want to transfer this money abroad and invest it in profitable ventures, as the time is now ripe for such move. WHAT I ASK YOU TO DO: 1.Firstly to assist me to transfer this money to any stable country abroad.2.To assist me invest the money in profitable ventures in your country or any other suitable country where you have good connections.3 To help me re-locate to the suggested country.4 To manage the money in a profitable manner preferably a joint venture deal with your company. For your assistance you will get 25% of the total amount Upon your request I will give you further details of the plans and tell you more about my self but you must treat as highly confidential for my security. Regards. Davis Smith.