This email with the subject "Dearest," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 03 Jun 2010 10:29:54 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was vivian amani <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
My name is Mrs Vivian Amani a nationality of Angola. I am married to late Mr. William Amani who worked with Angola embassy in Ivory Coast for Nine years before he died in Octorber 2008. We were married for twenty years with a child. He died after the illness that lasted for only four days. When my late husband was alive we deposited the sum of $18.3Million (Eighteen Million Three Hundred Thousand U.S. Dollars) with one of good banks here in Cote d'Ivoire .
Presently, this money is still with the bank. Recently my Doctor told me that I would not last for the next three months due to my cancer problem. Though what disturbs me most is my stroke. Having known my condition I decided to donate this fund to the needs or an individual that will utilize this money the way I am going to instruct herein.
I want a person that will use this fund to help the needes, orphanages, research centres and widows . I took this decision because I have a child that will inherit this money but my son can not carryout this work alone because i and my late husband decide to use some of the money to help the needes and leave some for our son to have a better life. our son is just 17yearold now and been grow up in africa, he have low manterity and my husbandÂs relatives are evil that they have wanted to kill me and my son and I donÂt want my family hard earned money to be misused.
I want your telephone communication in this regard because of my health conditon my Doctor told me to avoid recieveing telephone call and because of the presence of my family relatives around me always .call my son his name is William Junior, with this our Telephone number +22548850008, Immediately you recievd this message. I donÂt want any of my husband family relatives to recieve this money.
As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the Finance/bank. I will also issue you a letter of authority that will empower you as the new beneficiary of this fund.
Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated here and I want you to send to me your full name,address,telephone and fax numbers.
Mrs. Vivian Amani.